We are a global venture studio.

We believe that our legacy will be work that drives genuine value and inspires massive change. As a team and with our partners, we hold each other accountable to create beautiful work that is progressive, bold, and purposeful. And together, we can meaningfully address the issues and interests of our time.

Josephmark was established in 2004, when the term ‘venture studio’ simply meant that we had a lot of explaining to do. Soon enough – and with a lot of effort, skill, and love – Josephmark and the venture studio model grew in kind. Now, we span two continents and 50+ team members, with decades of experience creating, designing, growing, and connecting world-class brands and businesses.

Who is JM?

Collectively, we are designers, developers, strategists, writers, shapers, and technologists.

While our disciplines and expertise are as diverse as our backgrounds, we share a common vision of designing a better future – for ourselves, for our partners, for the world, for you.

Michael Lai

Group Financial Controller

Jay Van Deurse

Product Designer

Sebastian Cruz

Product Designer

Zach Johnson

VP Partnerships (US)

Jeremiah Kato

Commercial Director

Jess Pattison

Product Manager

Hugo Chang

Product Designer

Lauren Jarrett

Full-Stack Developer

Steph Walsh

Motion Producer / Breeder Studio Manager

Michael Henderson

Mobile Developer

Val Huddart

Finance Manager

Sam Haakman

Full-Stack Developer

Jess Huddart

Founding Partner

Blake Wassenaar

Commercial Director

Val Moon

Digital Producer

Dominic Crisci

Narrative and Technical Designer

Sharon Ronen

Back-End Developer

Dan Taplin

Product Designer

Dan Rice

Technical Motion Designer

Tony Jojo

Product Manager

Melissa Lane

Operations Coordinator

Scott Milton

Product Design Lead

Jessie Roberts

Dirt Lab Principal

Uzi Baron

Executive Technical Director

Our Ventures

We apply the same principles that make your ventures soar to our own JM-originated portfolio.

If you’re interested in investing in JM or any of our ventures, learn more at josephmark.ventures.

Motion & Interactive Studio

A motion and interactive design studio that specializes in creating world-class motion content across animation, short films, music videos, branded content, and film and TV.
Indigenous Design Studio

An Indigenous-operated, full-service creative agency and certified Supply Nation supplier, specializing in strategic and creative marketing and communications.
We Are Hunted
AI-driven music platform

Acquired by Twitter in 2012, this groundbreaking software tracked the world’s 99 most popular emerging songs on the internet, in real time.
Social music platform

Backed by RCA, Undrtone is a community-driven music discovery platform that aggregates leading streaming services through a universal player.
Investment platform

Acquired by VentureCrowd in 2022, Vest bridges the gap between venture capital and founders seeking investment, by streamlining investment deal flow and communication.
Algorithmic venture validator tool

A complex algorithmic validation engine that converts subjective human opinion into a validated evaluation of your current or next venture.