Steamclock

Building a studio we want to work at.

Our whole thing is great experiences. Obviously our apps need to provide excellent experiences, but the experience of our clients and our employees is also a core part of making great software.

When teams are supported, listened to, and motivated to keep iterating and improving, great things happen. So that’s what we do.

Interested in Joining Us?

Team

Software is about people.

Allen Pike ensures we do great work.

This ranges from strategy and product management to coordinating design and development. Previously, he was a Software Engineer at Apple. On weekends, he hosts a podcast about silly facts.

Allen Pike

Nigel Brooke is an expert at high-performance code and mobile architecture.

He spent 14 years building AAA games, and has since spent 10 more building A+ apps. Like many software engineers, Nigel regularly directs and acts in productions of Shakespeare.

Nigel Brooke

Jenn Cooper is an accomplished builder.

Her skills on iOS, Android, and the web combine with her leadership experience to fuel any project plan. She is the only Steamclock employee with bears in her yard.

Jenn Cooper

Melissa Coombe takes care of business.

She keeps our accounts orderly, our operations smooth, and our employees happy. She is Steamclock's most accomplished ceramicist.

Melissa Coombe

Nick Wilkinson helps our clients solve hard problems.

His years of experience helping ship products have given him a keen eye for what makes projects succeed – or fail. Nick has completed more polar bear swims in the Arctic Ocean than any other employee.

Nick Wilkinson

Leia Kim keeps us all playing to the same beat.

She is Keeper of the Schedule, Shepherd of the Project, and Asker of Important Questions. It is rumoured that Leia can deadlift any other member of the team.

Leia Kim

Jamie Howden ensures we ship with quality.

With her discerning eye for detail, Jamie regularly breaks the things we build – and then ensures their resilience. She is also the team's resident cosplay expert.

Jamie Howden

Brendan Lensink loves making apps that people love.

He has built iOS apps for a number of startups, giving him an engineering mind and a product heart. He is one of the few Steamclock employees trained in Olympic weightlifting.

Brendan Lensink

Erica Leong puts joy into every pixel.

Her superpower is visual design and illustration, which she uses to add colour and life to our products. Erica has done more escape rooms than any other employee.

Erica Leong

Hikaru Sakurae develops great apps.

His breadth of skills and commitment to learning have fuelled his work shipping dozens of mobile apps. Hikaru is by far Steamclock’s most accomplished swordsman.

Hikaru Sakurae

Jian Liew builds excellent Android apps.

A disciple of continual improvement, Jian is always working to build excellent software. Rumour is, he is Steamclock's premier pho aficionado.

Jian Liew

Shayla Sawchenko builds very nice Android apps.

While her iOS skills are sharp, her heart lies with Android. Shayla is the team's most skilled dicemaker.

Shayla Sawchenko

Alejandro Zielinsky builds products on iOS.

Alejandro is an iOS developer with a mind for product and a background in game development. He is the only Steamclock employee that can do a double kickflip.

Alejandro Zielinsky

What's it like working at Steamclock?

Steamclock is a profitable and growing studio in Gastown that crafts excellent apps. Our focus is building great products and having fun doing it. We build products for ourselves - such as our DJ app that refuses to play Nickelback - as well as apps for startups and businesses around the world.

  • Extended health and dental
  • No overtime
  • Autonomy over your work
  • Enforced minimum vacations
  • Charitable donation matching
  • Profit sharing
  • Parental leave
  • PST-based team
  • RRSP matching
  • No Meeting Wednesdays™
  • Home office allowance
  • Nice office in Gastown (for those who prefer it)

We're not currently hiring, but we always love hearing from prospective employees!
Drop us a line through Workable.

We especially encourage people from underrepresented groups in tech to reach out.

Headquarters

Broadcasting live from the west coast.

We’re headquartered in beautiful Vancouver in the Pacific Northwest, on the unceded territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm, Sḵwx̱wú7mesh, and səlil̓w̓ətaɬ peoples. Our clients and customers though, are everywhere. We work regularly with clients from New York to the Bay Area – and around the world – using modern project management tools such as Slack.

The Steamclock Team