We are Otaku.
We're a creative digital agency.
We build
websites & apps.
We make
digital friendly.
We're into
digital strategy.
We're in Melbourne.

_Who we are

Meet the key Otaku members...


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Chris Burke Cartoon Head
Chris Burke
Director, Creative

The founder and sole director of Otaku, Chris has a background in engineering, design and business, having studied at both the University of Melbourne and Swinburne University’s National School of Design.

Chris’ leadership of digital product development at Otaku has been key in delivering innovative, effective solutions for our clients, large and small.

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Andrew Lawry
Technical Lead, Developer

As our technical leader, Andrew brings an immeasurable wealth of know-how and experience to every project.

Andrew has a double degree in software engineering and computer science with honours from the University of Melbourne.

Andrew has also been with Otaku since our beginning in 2009.

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George Pana
Project Manager

Our expert consultant Prince2 project manager, George has more than a decade of experience in IT across the education, government, not-for-profit and private sectors.

George is all about process and detail, and brings a uniquely confident approach to problem solving, while keeping the bigger picture in mind.

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Stina Johansson
Creative

Stina is an award winning Swedish born graphic designer, illustrator and creative maker of things.

With honours in graphic design at the University of Cumbria (UK) and a masters of communication design at Swinburne University, Stina has previously worked with agencies in the UK and New York, before calling Melbourne home.

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Angus Dowling
Developer, Front End

After studying across media, design and communications both in Melbourne and in Esbjerg, Denmark, Angus joined the Otaku team as a relative junior.

He is an enthusiastic and talented front end developer, who contributes great skill and craftsmanship to our team.

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Jon Danaher
Developer, Drupal

Jon is a confident and mature developer who joined the Otaku team after successfully launching his own web application - ourPlace - a social networking platform that allows communities in apartment complexes to connect with each other. Jon is also an active a knowledgeable member of the Drupal community in Melbourne.

Consulting Consulting

_Our Expertise

Consulting

At Otaku, you’ll find more than just a lightbulb moment.

We proudly provide consulting, creative and technical expertise to engineer intuitive products that help your business shine. We work with you and guide you, offering insight and reassurance throughout the entire digital development process.

Leaders in digital consulting.

Our clients look to us for leadership. Taking ideas and bringing them to life is our forte. We know what questions to ask, when to ask them and who to ask to achieve outcomes that go above and beyond expectations. From digital strategy and planning, through to business systems and product development, we make sure we get things right – and understand your needs inside out.

Digital expertise that delivers results.

We carefully devise, craft and execute marketing, strategy, implementation and support. We even offer face-to-face training. Our specialist skills in project management and proven methodologies ensure outstanding results. If there’s anything we can’t do, we draw on, and are accountable for, the exceptional capabilities of our trusted partners to deliver whatever it is you need.

Read on to find out about our creative expertise.

Consulting Consulting

_Our Expertise

Creative

Otaku designs work, beautifully.

By blending an operational knowledge of both digital design and engineering, our offerings look great and function seamlessly. Our thorough understanding of how technical elements support what’s on screen produces a distinct style that’s hard to replicate.

Communication through creativity.

Our team takes the time know and understand your brand’s essence. By doing this, we get to the heart of who you are and what you want to say. The end result is a digital product that communicates in an imaginative, stylish, professional way – that gives your brand a voice worth paying attention to.

Stunning digital products that cover all bases.

We harness your brand’s strengths with our unique approach to interface design, graphic design and web video production, as well as copywriting and content management. Our skills also span social media and digital marketing to ensure your brand reaches out and resonates with the right audience.

Read on to find out about our technical expertise.

Creative Creative

_Our Expertise

Technical

Our foundations are built on technical expertise.

Specialists in digital, we are adept at problem solving and have the knowledge to work around technical issues with ease. Access to our extensive web experience gives you the opportunity to present your brand online in memorable ways. Combined with business skills, we unleash your potential and add value to your bottom line.

Digital know-how that translates across multiple channels.

Our passion for technical fluency means we share the most exciting digital developments with you. Our proficiency in the digital space allows us to offer technical services from desktop and responsive website creation through to Drupal CMS development – as well as mobile, tablet and enterprise web applications.

Functional designs backed by innovative ability.

With a collective background in engineering, design and computer science, we produce impressive designs that work flawlessly. And once we’ve developed your product, our team provides maintenance and technical support whenever you need. We also offer managed hosting, for peace of mind, and analytics to provide you with detailed information on how your results are tracking.

See what’s been going in our blog, Ramble On.

Technical Technical

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_Contact us

We'd love to talk to you...

Our Melbourne Office

Level 11, 488 Bourke St
Melbourne, VIC 3000
locate us

03 9670 2801

hello@otakudigital.com.au