The Gravity Office Tour: Santa Monica Edition

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We have been conveniently located on the corner of Ocean Park and Main Street in downtown Santa Monica for the past 2 years. In the beginning we were just a dozen scattered desks in the Suite 300, but now we have grown and expanded our office to the second floor.

Let us enter the space where Gravity’s magic happens: The Penthouse Suite

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You can take the elevator or the stairs to enter our very own Tech Workshop. The open office encourages teamwork and entertainment. Four large monitors line the back wall, updating the Gravity Team with daily activity and sometimes flashing a funny cat video or the surf cam.

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Tucked away behind the Tech scene are a few private offices for our co-founders Jim and Steve, our VP of Engineering Richard, and a meeting room full of couches and presentation boards.

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The main office is divided by a retractable airplane wing, which we use to screen presentations during team meetings. Pretty sweet, right? Yeah, it came with the place.

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If you aren’t impressed yet, let me show you our private rooftop. The view of Main Street is crucial and our flag waves high above for all to see. You can catch the team eating lunch or taking calls on the roof, but the action doesn’t stop there. We have personalized our roof to meet all of the teammates’ needs.

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When the roof is packed or the office is too noisy, you can escape to the crow’s nest. This little lookout is the perfect space for a private call or meeting. Just go up the red spiral staircase and close the door. Don’t sit on the beanbag chairs too long, they are really, really comfortable.

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Behind those big glass walls is the office to our CEO, Amit Kapur. Though he is no fan of having a secluded office, his frequent meetings with the team and industry leaders require a comfortable space for conversation and brainstorming.

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The adjacent conference room is lined with couches, chairs and white boards to encourage open discussions and minimize distractions. One of Amit’s favorite attributes of Gravity’s company culture is passion–to teach, to learn and to grow. Creating an environment that encourages these kinds of interactions creates a more qualified, productive team and helps the company grow faster and stronger together.

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At the beginning of 2013, we added a Sales Department to the Gravity Team. And with this growth, came the office expansion to the second floor.

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You have just entered the Sales floor—Suite 206. The freshly waxed hard wood floors and brand new couches, establish a homey feel to this office. From the Account Managers and Business Developers to the Account Executives and Marketing Department, there is a room for everyone here on the sales floor. When the techies are able to escape their workshop, there are plenty of couches to go around.

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Whether you come to work hard, admire our teamwork or escape your day job, the Gravity office accommodates everyone!

So grab your wet suit, long or short board, and meet us down at Station 26. Surf’s Up!

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Gravity Toasts to Summer!

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Last Friday evening, Graviteers celebrated summer and the company’s recent successes by gathering at the penthouse of Hotel Shangri-La in Santa Monica. Even a few members from the New York office flew in to join the event, which included an open bar and music. With a spacious outdoor deck and beautiful views of the ocean and Santa Monica Mountains, the Shangri-La was the ideal venue for the party. As hors d’oeuvres, drinks, and conversation flowed, the festivities lasted well into the night. A celebratory toast by CEO Amit Kapur reminded everyone of why we’re so happy to be a part of a company as exciting as Gravity.

Gravity NY represents at the 212 Beach Party

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(Niki Sheth, at right)

212 is New York’s leading organization for the digital advertising industry, comprised of a membership of over 5,000 digital media, marketing and advertising professionals. 212 threw its annual summer beach party at Beekman Beer Garden, South Street Seaport Thursday night with an attendance of over 1,000 digital media professionals, including publishers and agencies. It was sponsored by ComScore and Mobile Theory (to name a few). Our very own Niki Sheth, Sales Director (East) attended with her client from HBO making new summer memories.

Hello Main St. Santa Monica! Salute our Flag!

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It’s about time we announced our presence on Main Street, and what better way to do that than hoisting a Gravity Flag to celebrate!

Graviteers took a midday break from work on Wednesday to gather on the roof and watch the flag raising. With champagne-filled glasses in one hand and Instagram-poised smartphones in the other, we were ready to capture the moment. Clamors of excitement and dreams of having an anthem just speaks to the pride of each and every person who works here. Who wouldn’t want to be a part of something like that?

Come check out our newest office décor from the streets of Main and Ocean Park.

Footsteps to the beach are enough of an excuse to come check it out.