The universe has no limits. Just like your brand

We are Funktional, a Strategic Branding & Digital Agency.

We build brands, products, and services by exploring
the vast expanse of creativity.

Building great brands is exciting, yet very demanding. Just like exploring unknown galaxies. We see that greatness as faraway stars. We know they are out there. We just need to find a way to reach them. That’s why we combine deep strategic insights with tactical experience and set it on a base of the good design.

You can say that our capabilities orbit around strategy, advertising and design.

 
$5,000+
 
$50 - $99 / hr
 
10 - 49
 Founded
2010
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Cracow, Poland
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Branding & Site Dev for Several Businesses

"Their energy and effectiveness are exceptional—I always look forward to working with them."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$10,000 to $49,999
 
Mar. 2014–Ongoing
Project summary: 

Funktional provides a range of services for several businesses, including logo design, website creation, and marketing collateral. They also created vital visual identity systems to help with branding efforts. 

The Reviewer
 
201-500 Employees
 
Cracow, Poland
CEO, Multiple Busineses
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

The support and new products have helped increase brand awareness and the quality has been high. Coupling their positivity with expertise, Funktional has been a strong, productive partner in the engagement. Their willingness to incorporate feedback fosters a collaborative environment.

BACKGROUND

Please describe your company and your position there.

I’m the CEO of several businesses, including a construction company, architecture studio, and a restaurant.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

For what projects/services did your company hire Funktional?

We needed a partner to develop branding materials and websites for our new businesses.

What were your goals for this project?

We wanted to have a brand image for each company that would represent our vision and increases awareness.

SOLUTION

How did you select this vendor?

I searched online and used my network to find a few agencies to consider. Funktional came highly recommended and we met them in person. They made a strong impression and we chose them because of their deep understanding and professionalism.

Describe the scope of their work in detail.

During this project, Funktional created several products for us. Their developers created eight websites and two visual identity systems. They also created a few logos and a substantial amount of marketing collateral.

What was the team composition?

They provide a dedicated project manager, a creative director, and other team members and developers. We also work with the CEO.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

Can you share any outcomes from the project that demonstrate progress or success?

The work Funktional has provided has helped the companies evolve. The quality of the products has been great and allows us to have organized and efficient processes. Our clients and stakeholders have praised the work. We’re delighted with the materials they’ve produced and the products have been delivered as promised.

How effective was the workflow between your team and theirs?

Their team is skilled at communicating, so we've been informed throughout the process. They’re always looking for feedback so it has felt like a true collaboration. They are transparent with their estimates and expectations, and we meet in person or speak through phone and email.

What did you find most impressive about this company?

Their energy and effectiveness are exceptional—I always look forward to working with them. They are a great, easy team to work with.

Are there any areas for improvement?

Although they are blunt with their opinions and sometimes push us from our comfort zone, the end results are astonishing.

5.0
Overall Score We can’t think of a better team to work with.They’re quick, accurate and deliver what we need.
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
    They tend work quickly due to having all the resources in one place.
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
    They are not cheap but the price/value ratio is amazing.
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
    They’re professional, innovative and their deliverables are excellent. They take great care of the details.
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer
    I would recommend them without hesitation.

Marketing & Print Collateral for Global Marketing Agency

“We never had an issue with their team; they consistently hit deadlines and met our requirements.”

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$200,000 to $999,999
 
June 2016 - Dec. 2017
Project summary: 

Funktional supported design efforts for a marketing agency’s high-value projects. They initially executed provided designed, but soon started to take on digital and print creative projects of their own.

The Reviewer
 
1-10 Employees
 
Chicago, Illinois
Managing Director, Marketing Execution Firm
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

Outsourcing the work kept down payroll costs, while still maintaining internal standards of quality and turnaround time. The Funktional team was a reliable partner, completed tasks on time and communicating whenever necessary. The positive experience will likely lead to an ongoing partnership.

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

I’m the managing director at a global marketing agency.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with Funktional?

We had a core creative team of about 125 people, but we were still struggling to serve our global client base. We wanted a solution that allowed us to scale our business without hiring full-time employees. We outsourced a team to handle our lower-level needs, but we still needed a vendor to take on projects in our high-value pipeline.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

Initially, the Funktional team focused on creative production execution. They weren’t necessarily designing anything on their own, but instead executing provided designs that aligned with our standards. Eventually, we built up enough trust to expand their role to include creating their own digital and print designs. They executed a variety of creative project on their own, like print collateral, brochures, and other things of the sort.

What is the team composition?

I mainly worked with Hubert (CEO & Founder, Funktional), but they also provided a background team of about 14 that consisted of project managers, creatives, and outsourced proofreaders. Of those resources, we had access to about five of them.

How did you come to work with Funktional?

I heard from a colleague that Poland was a place of great outsourcing opportunity. After looking into a dozen different vendors, I combined a list of my five top candidates. I visited each of them. When meeting with Funktional, I spoke with Hubert and was impressed by their capabilities. We chose to work with their team, and they proceeded to grow their company around our partnership. It was a mutually beneficial relationship.

How much have you invested with them?

We spent between $250,000–$400,000.

What is the status of this engagement?

We worked together from June 2016–December 2017.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

What evidence can you share that demonstrates the impact of the engagement?

Because we didn’t have to hire any more full-time employees, we were able to keep our payroll down while maintaining our quality and turnaround time. I really appreciated their QA process. We never had an issue with their team; they consistently hit deadlines and met our requirements.

How did Funktional perform from a project management standpoint?

The workflow was very smooth. We set up the engagement in a way that allowed us to benefit from the six-hour time difference. We placed requests at the end of our day, and the Funktional team completed them by the next morning. For communication, we primarily used email. They used Teamwork to track their workload, but we used Workfront. Both systems were efficient. We’re looking forward to the upcoming work we have scheduled with their team.

What did you find most impressive about them?

I think I’ve said it all. They delivered great work.

Are there any areas they could improve?

No, nothing comes to mind.

Any advice for potential customers?

Don’t be afraid to outsource with Funktional, the culture and language barriers aren’t there.

5.0
Overall Score
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer