Dynamic4 is a social enterprise and certified B Corp focused on design & innovation for happier communities. We collaborate with people to design and build ideas for a happier future
Dynamic4 is a purpose-driven design & innovation company (social enterprise and certified B Corp). We collaborate with people to design and build ideas for happier communities that are more empowered, inclusive, and sustainable.
We’re based in Sydney and work with clients around Australia.
We specialise in helping social enterprises, purpose-driven organisations, and financial services companies.
We take a human-centred design & innovation approach to collaborating with our clients to design sustainable business models with embedded impact and a clear value exchange – and designing and building digital solutions that deliver and scale their impact, and thrive in a connected world.
Ben Pecotich founded Dynamic4 on 1 October 2001 while living in London. Over the years we’ve partnered with hundreds of startup founders and leaders in complex organisations to design and build business, product, and service ideas.
We are a team of experienced designers, consultants, coaches, and developers. We’re always looking for great talent, so if you’d like to join our team please make contact and say hello
Design & Innovation Director/Founder
Ben founded Dynamic4 in 2001 while living in London, UK. Over the past 27+ years he’s focused on designing and leading strategic change in Australia, NZ, the UK, and Europe – combining strategy, design, technology, consulting, and program management. This includes 27 years in financial services and 26 years working on startups and social enterprises.
Ben is also Social Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Centre for Social Impact/UNSW Business School, co-founder of the Sydney Design Thinking meetup, and a founding board member of the Social Enterprise Council of NSW & ACT (SECNA).
Lead Software Engineer & Consultant
Marls is a very experienced software developer, technical lead and IT consultant with more than 20 years designing and building software solutions. She builds enterprise Java applications and web services – and is an Apigee specialist.
Marls has worked in Australia, UK and NZ on a broad range of projects – successfully delivering in financial services, government, telecommunications, utilities, logistics, and retail sectors.
Strategic Design Principal
Poppy is a design thinking practitioner, facilitator, and strategic consultant who is passionate about unleashing potential in the clients she works with.
Following an international career spanning marketing, communications, capability, and innovation leadership roles, she now works with leaders across corporate, government, and social impact sectors to solve problems that matter.
Diego Fernandez Ruiz
Fullstack Web Developer
Diego is a very experienced UX/UI designer and fullstack web developer with a special focus on cloud and web applications using open source technologies and frameworks.
He’s been a key part of multiple projects in Europe and Australia combining human-centred design and software technologies to deliver purpose-driven digital products.
Caroline is a multidisciplinary designer with a passion for form and function to create simple and beautiful designs that tell exciting stories and improve the lives of others. Her diverse skillset across several design fields helps the team solve complex problems and achieve inspiring design solutions.
Fullstack Web Developer
Shahzad is a very experienced developer with a special focus on cloud and web applications using open source technologies and frameworks. He also runs our devops – managing our servers, security, code, and platforms – keeping the lights on for all of our platform clients.
Our Guiding Principles
We work with our clients as partners in a collaborative relationship. We openly share our experience and advice, we challenge assumptions but give our clients the room to decide.
We design with and for people… to deliver great experiences. We seek to understand our client’s audience: who they are, what motivates them, and how they behave. These insights drive our design of business, product and service ideas.
We use highly visual and iterative techniques to enable faster understanding and earlier certainty.
These guiding principles are at the core of what Dynamic4 is about. They guide decisions in everything we do, from top level strategy through to daily operations:
How We Work: D4 Flow
D4 Flow is our four stage design framework. It’s dynamic and adaptable to handle all types and sizes of projects. It helps provide structure and increasing certainty as we progress through the design process
Make contact now and say hello. We’ll have a chat to understand what you’re looking to achieve, the budget and timeline you’re working with, and how we can work together - to get your idea to market.