We are a digital production agency that enables our clients to experience the unbuilt environment. Our award winning media, visualization and mobile applications bring virtual reality to life by crafting the story of place.

 

We believe that design matters - whether you are designing a space, a font, an app or a virtual experience.  We believe that 'less is more' and you can see this ethos of simplicity across all our work.  We tap into our architectural heritage to consider all the different ways that users interact with our product and experience the virtual environments we create.  Studio216 is based in Seattle with offices in San Francisco and Shanghai.

 

Partners

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Jamie Fleming
Co-Founder, CEO

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Boaz Ashkenazy
Co-Founder

Charlie Choo
Partner, COO

 

Leadership

Zhao Fan
CTO

Richard Dormer
Senior Experience Designer

 

Associates

 

Allison Gibson 
Senior Project Manager

Helaine Matson 
Project Manager

Sunny Lee
Senior Creative Lead

David Walters
Associate Creative Lead

Amanda Anderson
Project Coordinator

'Rev' Kyle Riesenbeck
VR Technical Lead

Dell Wolfensparger
 Technical Advisor
VR, AR, MR

Stefan Scherperel
Video, Post Production, Motion

 

John Yao
Director, Shanghai

Paul Hu
Senior Post-Production

 

Open Positions


This role, based in Seattle, WA, will identify and prospect for new commercial and multifamily residential real estate projects on the West Coast, primarily the state of California, and secure these new business opportunities. Using industry knowledge, the Director will source suitable potential clients, establish and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, write and deliver client proposals and identify long term projects that align with the client’s strategic goals.
 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Drive new revenue by securing Commercial Real Estate Brokers, Real Estate Developers and Architects.   

  • Generate, track and advance leads through a sales pipeline

  • Locate, develop, define, and secure new business opportunities and partnerships

  • Develop and manage a consistent opportunity pipeline of qualified prospects.

  • Provide strong leadership in the development of pitches and proposals

  • Focus on Go to Market Plan and Sales Strategy and execute key business development, sales and marketing initiatives

  • Deliver regular sales presentations and RFP responses to client requests

  • Work with creative and technical staff to develop strategic solutions for specific client needs

  • Attend trade shows and conferences to leverage networking opportunities, generate leads, and to understand trends in the industry

  • Responsible for key account planning and forecasting

  • Develop expertise within each emerging digital platform that Studio 216 actively works with (mobile apps, AR / VR / XR, content creation such as digital renderings, marketing animation, 360 photography)
     

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS

  • University degree, Bachelors in Business preferred

  • Substantial proven business development expertise in both organic and new business

  • 5+ years of practical experience with an agency focusing on technology, digital strategies and tactics

  • Ability to think strategically, have a strong understanding of digital marketing, tactics and strategies

  • Have a deep understanding and passion for the immersive technology industry

  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal), particularly in relation to proposals and presentations

  • Well versed in delivering often-complex digital solutions and can speak knowledgeably about the approach

  • Be solutions-oriented, providing creative alternatives to address challenges as they arise

  • Excellent and proven track record of building and sustaining strong client relationships and managing a range of digital media projects to a successful conclusion for both client and agency

  • A comprehensive understanding of the commercial real estate industry with a passion in following and identifying future developments and trends

  • Ability to contribute to social media and marketing a huge plus.

  • A willingness to travel extensively, as required, to cultivate client relationships throughout California.  

  • This position will report directly to the CEO and will be responsible for meeting or exceeding quarterly sales goals.  

  • This position is a salaried position with the majority of compensation coming from sales commissions.  

3 Excellent Professional References

Director of Business Development


We are searching for someone to assist the Studio 216 team in Seattle and be responsible for the creative direction and management of the production team of virtual reality, architectural rendering and marketing lifestyle videos.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage the production process and daily workflow for a wide variety of projects and project types: virtual reality, architectural animation and rendering.

  • Work collaboratively and responsively with clients to author project objectives and creative vision.

  • Work with Project Managers to plan and schedule projects and ensure they stay on schedule.

  • Oversee and Direct team members in the coordination of information to our production team.

  • Provide exceptional artistic leadership and direction to production team across all Studio 216 deliverables and services

 

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS

  • A minimum of 3-5 years of direct experience as a 3d CG artist or similar position of creative leadership.

  • Must be an effective manager with exceptional verbal and visual communication skills.

  • MA or BA in Architecture or related discipline

  • Ability to interpret and understand architectural CAD drawings and concept sketches

  • Expertise in Adobe Photoshop and architectural post-production a must

  • Proficiency in SketchUp, 3DsMax, V-Ray, Unity or Unreal a plus

  • Knowledge of other 3d programs and After Effects is an advantage

  • Genuine commitment to design, keen eye for detail and a passion for producing high quality visualization

  • Excellent team player with the ability to work independently

  • Adapts well to changing scenarios and is a clear communicator

  • Willingness to learn and grow within our unique studio culture

  • High level of maturity and judgement to represent the agency in a polished, intelligent manner

  • A consistent overachiever with a strong track record of excellence

  • Pro-active creative leadership with attention to detail and organization

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • Willingness to work evenings and weekends when necessary

3 Excellent Professional References

Seattle Creative Lead


We are looking for a creative and skilled designer to lead the development of a varied array of communications pieces, which includes virtual reality, brand/strategy, digital visualization, and UI/UX for iOS mobile apps, HTML5 websites and VR headsets.

This key position must work well with others, work quickly with limited direction, and have professional experience in production design, interactive media and graphics. You must possess the ability to conceptualize a creative vision, build client buy-in and lead the production team to execute a variety of digital assets. You don't have to push the buttons, but you have to lead and inspire those who do!

The position must work well in a team setting with significant design input from many stakeholders. Because of our wide range of service deliverables, you must be able to apply design sensibility at a global level.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plan, conceptualize, design and manage the production of visual materials and digital content such as virtual reality, real estate-focused iOS apps and marketing videos, real estate brand/strategy, and web design. Also responsible for some writing and must have good editing skills

  • Work with client and in-house production team to identify desired outcomes, creative direction and concepts for assigned projects and campaigns. Ensure Studio/216's deliverables and competitor trends

 

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS

  • Knowledge/strong interest in virtual reality

  • BA or AA in design, equivalent art school training, or combination of school and work experience

  • Must have three or more years of progressively responsible experience in design and creative supervision

  • Proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, Premier, and After Effects

  • Knowledge of HTML and web design

  • Demonstrated, outstanding skills in: project management, organization, and problem solving

  • Excellent client service record

  • Excellent communication skills including writing and editing. Must be able to receive constructive criticism and design feedback

  • Ability to meet rigorous deadlines

  • High capacity to achieve superior results working both independently and as a member of a creative team in high pressure situations

  • Must have flexibility in order to work schedule based on project demands

  • Strong work ethic, value team setting and possess a great sense of humor

  • Appreciation of yoga and fine espresso a plus

Seattle Creative Director


Under the direction of the Senior Technical Advisor, you will use CSharp and/or Javascript along with the Unity game engine to develop cross platform experiences for our clients to fully immerse them into their projects.
 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • C Sharp/Javascript coding capabilities

  • A sincere interest and understanding of Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, and other new technologies

  • A strong portfolio of completed projects/published titles

  • Understanding of 3D input, and ability to develop and implement UX/UI for VR/AR

  • Ability to collaborate and function in a team environment on long term and quick turnaround projects

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS

  • 2-3 years of experience in Unity with an emphasis on Virtual Reality development

  • Experience with publishing to multiple platforms, including mobile (PC, Mac, Android, Linux, etc.)

  • Experience with 3D modeling and asset creation a plus

Seattle Unity Developer


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