Steamclock

Building a studio we want to work at.

Our whole thing is great experiences – and not just for our products’ users. We work to create great experiences for our clients, our teams, and even the developers who might maintain our code down the line.

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?
Steamclock team working in our Vancouver office

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

Tim Chan keeps us moving in the right direction.

He helps us work at our best so we can deliver our best work. He's also rumoured to be among Steamclock's most elite obstacle course mud runners.

Tim Chan

Wendy Hoy is passionate about bringing people together.

Wendy’s technical expertise and thoughtful leadership keeps our people and projects sharp. She has also cooked more Bon Appetit recipes than anyone else on the team (but not all at the same time).

Wendy Hoy

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

Jian Liew builds excellent apps for Android.

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

Jian Liew

Albert Lo is a veteran of Android development.

Albert has a wealth of Android knowledge under his belt. He spends his free time climbing enormous mountains and chasing bison. Ask him for a bison fact!

Albert Lo

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

Maurice Schenk makes all sorts of wonderful apps.

While Maurice specializes in iOS, he also dabbles in Android. Maurice hails from Germany but has ventured around BC more than most locals – been from Port Hardy to Prince George and back.

Maurice Schenk

Alejandro Zielinsky builds delightful 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 apps for startups and businesses around the world, as well as products for ourselves - such as our DJ app that refuses to play Nickelback.

  • Extended health and dental for you and your dependents
  • Enforced minimum vacations (3 weeks to start)
  • Home office stipend
  • Profit sharing
  • Charitable donation matching
  • RRSP matching (3%)
  • No overtime
  • Flexible work hours
  • Autonomy over your work
  • No Meeting Wednesdays™
  • Paid Parental leave
  • Paid sabbatical after 4 years
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Health Spending Account ($500)
  • A culture of investing in people

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 working in the Vancouver offices
The Steamclock Team