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We are Luminary

Luminary (n). One who has attained eminence in their field. One who inspires. Luminary supports, protects and guides the way. 

We've turned 21!

In July 2020, Luminary turned 21 – making us one of the longest-standing independent digital agencies in Australia. We created a timeline of the milestones that have shaped the agency we are today.

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About Us

We’re a digital agency that’s been around since 1999. 

Experience is our point of difference, both in terms of the experience we hold, and the experiences we create. We bring together the brightest minds in digital to craft experiences that are intuitive, engaging, impactful and enlightening. We are known for our work on complex web projects for leading Australian brands, but we also do everything from digital transformation and user experience design, to digital marketing and managed cloud services. 

Mission

To make digital bright and the human experience brighter. 

What does this mean? It means making the websites we build perform quickly and flawlessly. It means helping our clients navigate stakeholder sign-offs so they can win at their jobs and go home happy. It means giving our team the freedom to work in a way that works for them.

Ultimately, it means creating experiences that delight, excite and inspire.

Who we are

Real

We're authentic and down-to-earth, true to ourselves and honest to our clients. We say what we'll do, and we do what we say.

Solid

We've been in the business for 20 years. Everything we say and do is backed by solid experience and proven results.

Human

We put people first every time – in our business and our work. Creating tactile and genuine human experiences is what drives us.

Bright

We aim to be the brightest minds in digital – intelligent, insightful and enlightening. We’re always looking for new ways to make a difference.

Some stats

21

Years in operation.

2265

Trees planted to offset carbon impact.

135

Awards won.

Our people

Meet our team of digital warriors, ready to harness the Force for good.

Rizki Satria - Web Developer Harry Sibenaler - Systems Administrator Anne-Marie Baker - Senior Producer Fab Ferrante - Senior Designer Neil  Sudharmono - QA Test Analyst Andik Subiantoro - Web Developer Reggie Rombang - Front End Developer Kim Dezen - Senior Digital Producer Yoki Satria - Senior Web Developer Tim Ferres - Solutions Architect Thai Tran - Web Developer Drew Foster - FED Tech Lead Chey  Mose - Senior Digital Producer Johannes Untoro - Front End Developer Tami Iseli - Marketing Manager Mark McManus - Senior UI Designer Anna Setiyani - Web Developer Catherine Cattach - Front End Developer Nattawut Comlon - Web Developer Filya Mustikawati - Quality Analyst Renae Englert - Client Partner Tony Duan - Senior Web Developer Ynze Nunnink - Web Developer Gaby Christie - Office Manager & Producer Matthew Stobo - Senior Digital Producer Alastair Andrews - Developer Mark Price - Traffic Manager Emmanuel Tissera - Technical Lead, Umbraco MVP Amanda  Pooley-Brand - Senior Digital Producer Abraham Yuwono - Quality Analyst Liam Thomas - Engagement Director Sarah Dam - Front End Developer Marty Drill - CEO Hadi Wijaya - Web Developer Andrew Radburnd - CIO Emma Andrews - Strategy Director Mike Trueman - Office Manager Anangga Dipa - Front End Developer Chris Coppin - Solution Architect Tin Huynh - Web Developer Jessica Djauhari - Web Developer Adam Griffith - Managing Director Tess French - Design Director Lisa Hough - Performance Coach Jase  Watson - Delivery Director Carolyn Battin - Training Manager Shanti Lestari - Quality Analyst Allen  Chen - Senior Front End Developer Ayu Laksmita - Web Developer Marcus Emanuel - IT Systems Administrator Andy Thompson - CTO, Kentico MVP Franky Cheung - Front End Developer Kate Gordes - Senior Designer
Melbourne Airport logo
Save the Children Australia logo
Schneider Electric logo
NGS Super logo
William Angliss Institute logo
Fred Hollows Foundation logo
Heart Foundation logo
PGH Bricks logo
Melbourne Business School logo
Equip Super logo
Bakers Delight logo
legalsuper logo

Here's what our clients say about working with Luminary...

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2020 (5 awards)

Award
Winner

Gold Winner - Home & Living

Melbourne Design Awards

Schneider Electric

Case Study
Melbourne design awards logo

Gold Winner - FinTech

Melbourne Design Awards

EBM RentCover

Case Study
Melbourne design awards logo

Gold Winner - Home & Living

Brisbane Design Awards

Schneider Electric

Case Study
Brisbane Design Awards logo

Gold Winner - FinTech

Brisbane Design Awards

EBM RentCover

Case Study
Brisbane Design Awards logo

Official Honoree - Financial Services/Banking

Webby Awards

legalsuper

Case Study
Webby Awards logo

2019 (23 awards)

Award
Winner

Gold Winner - EdTech

Melbourne Design Awards

William Angliss

Case Study
Melbourne design awards logo

Silver Winner - Corporate

Melbourne Design Awards

legalsuper

Case Study
Melbourne design awards logo

Silver Winner - Entertainment & Leisure

Melbourne Design Awards

Crown

Melbourne design awards logo

Silver Winner - Fintech

Melbourne Design Awards

NGS Super

Case Study
Melbourne design awards logo

Silver Winner - Associations

W3 Awards

GS1 Australia

Case Study
W3 Awards

Silver Winner - Lifestyle

W3 Awards

PGH Bricks & Pavers

Case Study
W3 Awards

Silver Winner - NFP

W3 Awards

Our Watch

W3 Awards

Winner - Financial Services

Australian Web Awards

legalsuper

Case Study
Australian Web Awards

Winner - NGO

Australian Web Awards

Save the Children Australia

Case Study
Australian Web Awards

Gold Winner - Home & Living

Brisbane Design Awards

PGH Bricks & Pavers

Case Study
Brisbane Design Awards logo

Silver Winner - Fintech

Brisbane Design Awards

NGS Super

Case Study
Brisbane Design Awards logo

Site of the Year - Best Kontent Implementation

Kentico

legalsuper

Case Study
Kentico site of the year logo

Gold Winner - Health

Melbourne Design Awards

Diaverum

Case Study
Melbourne design awards logo

Silver - Home & Living

Melbourne Design Awards

PGH Bricks & Pavers

Case Study
Melbourne design awards logo

Gold - EdTech

Sydney Design Awards

William Angliss

Case Study
Sydney Design Awards

Gold - Entertainment & Leisure

Sydney Design Awards

Crown

Sydney Design Awards

Gold - Health

Sydney Design Awards

Diaverum

Case Study
Sydney Design Awards

Gold - Fintech

Sydney Design Awards

NGS Super

Case Study
Sydney Design Awards

Gold - Home & Living

Melbourne Design Awards

PGH Bricks & Pavers

Case Study
Sydney Design Awards

Gold Winner - Manufacturing

W3 Awards

Allnex

Case Study
W3 Awards

Gold Winner - Lifestyle

Communicator Awards

PGH Bricks & Pavers

Case Study
Communicator Awards

Gold Winner - Insurance Websites

Communicator Awards

EBM RentCover

Case Study
Communicator Awards

Gold - Corporate

Sydney Design Awards

legalsuper

Case Study
Sydney Design Awards

2018 (24 awards)

Award
Winner

Silver Winner - Digital Experience

GOV Design Awards

GOV Design Awards logo

No.12

Best Places to Work – Australia

Luminary

Best Places to Work logo

Gold Winner - Websites - Lifestyle

Communicator Awards

Snooze

Case Study
Communicator Awards

Gold Winner - Websites - Professional Services

Communicator Awards

KordaMentha

Case Study
Communicator Awards

Gold Winner - Websites - User Experience

Communicator Awards

Australian Apprenticeship Pathways

Case Study
Communicator Awards

Gold Winner - Websites - User Experience

Communicator Awards

Snooze

Case Study
Communicator Awards

Gold Winner - Websites - User Interface

Communicator Awards

KordaMentha

Case Study
Communicator Awards

Gold Winner - Websites - User Interface

Communicator Awards

Snooze

Case Study
Communicator Awards

Gold Winner - Websites - Visual Appeal Aesthetic

Communicator Awards

Snooze

Case Study
Communicator Awards

Silver Winner - Websites - Education

Communicator Awards

Australian Apprenticeship Pathways

Case Study
Communicator Awards

Silver Winner - Websites - User Interface

Communicator Awards

Australian Apprenticeship Pathways

Case Study
Communicator Awards

Site of the Year - Best Integration

Kentico

Melbourne Airport

Case Study
Kentico site of the year logo

Gold - Business Operations

Melbourne Design Awards

Holding Redlich

Case Study
Melbourne design awards logo

Gold - Edtech

Melbourne Design Awards

Australian Apprenticeship Pathways

Case Study
Melbourne design awards logo

Silver - Business Operations

Melbourne Design Awards

Oliver Hume

Melbourne design awards logo

Silver - Community

Melbourne Design Awards

Save the Children Australia

Case Study
Melbourne design awards logo

Gold - Business Operations

Sydney Design Awards

Oliver Hume

Sydney Design Awards

Gold - Community

Sydney Design Awards

Save the Children Australia

Case Study
Sydney Design Awards

Silver - Business Operations

Sydney Design Awards

Holding Redlich

Case Study
Sydney Design Awards

Silver - Edtech

Sydney Design Awards

Australian Apprenticeship Pathways

Case Study
Sydney Design Awards

Silver Winner - Digital Experience

GOV Design Awards

Save the Children Australia

Case Study
GOV Design Awards logo

No.27

Top 40 Workplaces to Give Back

Luminary

Best workplaces to give back logo

Silver Winner - Law and Legal Services

W3 Awards

Holding Redlich

Case Study
W3 Awards

Honorable Mention - Education

Webby Awards

Webby Awards logo

2017 (20 awards)

Award
Winner

Gold Winner - Websites - Banking

Communicator Awards

Hume Bank

Case Study
Communicator Awards

Gold Winner - Websites - Visual Appeal

Communicator Awards

Arnold Bloch Leibler

Case Study
Communicator Awards

Silver Winner - Websites - Construction

Communicator Awards

Schneider Electric

Communicator Awards

Silver Winner - Websites - Law and Legal Services

Communicator Awards

Arnold Bloch Leibler

Case Study
Communicator Awards

Silver Winner - Websites - User Experience

Communicator Awards

Arnold Bloch Leibler

Case Study
Communicator Awards

Silver Winner - Websites - User Experience

Communicator Awards

Hume Bank

Case Study
Communicator Awards

Silver Winner - Websites - User Interface

Communicator Awards

Hume Bank

Case Study
Communicator Awards

Ascender Partner Award

Episerver

Luminary

Episerver logo

Site of the Year Awards - Best Integration

Kentico

Melbourne Airport

Case Study
Kentico site of the year logo

Winner - Design

Lawyers Weekly Legal Website Awards

Arnold Bloch Leibler

Case Study
Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards logo

Gold - Home & Living

Melbourne Design Awards

Schneider Electric

Melbourne design awards logo

Silver - Business Operations

Melbourne Design Awards

KordaMentha

Case Study
Melbourne design awards logo

Silver - FinTech

Melbourne Design Awards

Hume Bank

Case Study
Melbourne design awards logo

Silver - Home & Living

Melbourne Design Awards

Snooze

Case Study
Melbourne design awards logo

Silver - Retail & Shopping

Melbourne Design Awards

Snooze

Case Study
Melbourne design awards logo

Gold - Home & Living

Sydney Design Awards

Snooze

Case Study
Sydney Design Awards

Gold - Banking/Bill Paying

W3 Awards

Hume Bank

Case Study
W3 Awards

Official Honoree

Webby Awards

Australian Apprenticeship Pathways

Webby Awards logo

Silver - Construction

W3 Awards

Schneider Electric

W3 Awards

Silver - Lifestyle

W3 Awards

Snooze

Case Study
W3 Awards

2016 (17 awards)

Award
Winner

Gold Winner - Websites - Structure and Navigation

Communicator Awards

Australian Seniors Insurance Agency

Case Study
Communicator Awards

Gold Winner - Websites - Visual Appeal

Communicator Awards

Brown Brothers

Case Study
Communicator Awards

Silver Winner - Websites - Computer/IT: Software

Communicator Awards

QSR International

Communicator Awards

Silver Winner - Websites - Food and Beverage

Communicator Awards

Brown Brothers

Case Study
Communicator Awards

Silver Winner - Websites - Home Page

Communicator Awards

QSR International

Communicator Awards

Silver Winner - Websites: Food & Beverage

Davey Awards

Brown Brothers

Case Study
Davey Awards logo

Silver Winner - Websites: Insurance

Davey Awards

Australian Seniors Insurance Agency

Case Study
Davey Awards logo

Gold Winner - EdTech

Melbourne Design Awards

Australian Apprenticeship Pathways

Case Study
Melbourne design awards logo

Gold Winner - Food & Drink

Melbourne Design Awards

Brown Brothers

Case Study
Melbourne design awards logo

Silver Award - Corporate

Melbourne Design Awards

QSR International

Melbourne design awards logo

Gold Winner - User Experience

W3 Awards

Brown Brothers

Case Study
W3 Awards

Official Honoree - Advertising: Food and Beverage

Webby Awards

Brown Brothers

Case Study
Webby Awards logo

Silver Winner - Education

W3 Awards

Catholic Education Commission Victoria

W3 Awards

Silver Winner - Food & Beverage

W3 Awards

Brown Brothers

Case Study
W3 Awards

Silver Winner - Law and Legal Services

W3 Awards

Arnold Bloch Leibler

Case Study
W3 Awards

Silver Winner - Mobile sites & apps

W3 Awards

Australian Apprenticeship Pathways

Case Study
W3 Awards

Winner - Excellence in the Criterion of Development

Web Awards

Brown Brothers

Case Study
Australian Web Awards

2015 (16 awards)

Award
Winner

Gold Winner - Education

Communicator Awards

Deakin University Student Association

Communicator Awards

Gold Winner - Food and Beverage

Communicator Awards

Brown Brothers

Case Study
Melbourne design awards logo

Gold Winner - Home Page

Communicator Awards

Deakin University Student Association

Communicator Awards

Gold Winner - Insurance

Communicator Awards

CGU Insurance

Communicator Awards

Gold Winner - Lifestyle

Communicator Awards

Brown Brothers

Case Study
Communicator Awards

Gold Winner - Real Estate

Communicator Awards

Metricon

Case Study
Communicator Awards

Gold Winner - Visual Appeal

Communicator Awards

Brown Brothers

Case Study
Communicator Awards

Gold Award Winner

Melbourne Design Awards

Brown Brothers

Case Study
Melbourne design awards logo

Gold Winner - Construction

W3 Awards

Metricon

Case Study
W3 Awards

Gold Winner - User Experience

W3 Awards

Metricon

Case Study
W3 Awards

Official Honoree - Real Estate

Webby Awards

Metricon

Case Study
Webby Awards logo

Silver Winner - Food and Beverage

W3 Awards

Brown Brothers

Case Study
W3 Awards

Silver Winner - Insurance

W3 Awards

CGU Insurance

W3 Awards

Silver Winner - User Experience

W3 Awards

Snooze

Case Study
W3 Awards

Winner - Commercial

Web Awards

Brown Brothers

Case Study
Australian Web Awards

Winner - Innovation

Web Awards

Brown Brothers

Case Study
Australian Web Awards

2014 (5 awards)

Award
Winner

Site of the Year Awards - Best Consumer Goods site

Kentico

Metricon

Case Study
Kentico site of the year logo

Site of the Year Awards - Best Education site

Kentico

Deakin University Student Association

Kentico site of the year logo

Gold Winner - Digital Experience Website

Melbourne Design Awards

Deakin University Student Association

Melbourne design awards logo

Silver Winner - Digital Experience Website

Melbourne Design Awards

Schneider Electric

Melbourne design awards logo

State Winner - Government

Web Awards

VIctorian Ombudsman

Australian Web Awards

2013 (10 awards)

Award
Winner

Winner - Websites – Health

Communicator Awards

Breastscreen Victoria

Communicator Awards

Winner - Websites – Shopping

Communicator Awards

Snooze

Case Study
Communicator Awards

Winner - Websites – Visual Appeal

Communicator Awards

Snooze

Case Study
Communicator Awards

Winner - Websites – Consumer Goods

Communicator Awards

Snooze

Case Study
Communicator Awards

Winner - Charitable Organisations/NFP

Communicator Awards

Breastscreen Victoria

Communicator Awards

Site of the Year finalist

Kentico

Snooze

Case Study
Kentico site of the year logo

Winner - Digital Experience

Melbourne Design Awards

Snooze

Case Study
Melbourne design awards logo

State Honouree - Education

Web Awards

Swinburne Student Amenities Association

Australian Web Awards

State Winner - Commercial

Web Awards

Snooze

Case Study
Australian Web Awards

State Winner - Not For Profit

Web Awards

Arthritis Victoria

Australian Web Awards

2012 (5 awards)

Award
Winner

Site of the Year

Kentico

Curve

Kentico site of the year logo

National Finalist - Best Overall HTML/CSS

Web Awards

Shrine of Remembrance

Australian Web Awards

National Finalist - Best Overall User Experience

Web Awards

Shrine of Remembrance

Australian Web Awards

National Finalist - Best Overall Visual Design

Web Awards

Shrine of Remembrance

Australian Web Awards

National Finalist - Government

Web Awards

Essential Services Commission

Australian Web Awards

2011 (6 awards)

Award
Winner

Winner - 30 Under 30

B&T

Adam Griffith

B&T 30 under 30 logo

Site of the Year

Kentico

Green & Gold Army

Kentico site of the year logo

Site of the Year

Kentico

Purvis Beer

Kentico site of the year logo

Site of the Year finalist

Kentico

Shrine of Remembrance

Kentico site of the year logo

National Finalist - Culture & Events

Web Awards

Green & Gold Army

Australian Web Awards

National Finalist - Personal

Web Awards

Mining Man

Australian Web Awards

2010 (1 awards)

Award
Winner

National Finalist - For The People

Web Awards

Potier

Australian Web Awards

2009 (3 awards)

Award
Winner

Site of the Year

Kentico

Birth.com.au

Kentico site of the year logo

Web Award - Best Blog

SmartCompany

Parenting Ideas

Smart Company Awards logo

National Excellence Award - Best Swim School Website

Swim Australia

Paul Sadler Swimland

Swim Australia logo