Fast Company has announced its fourth annual Best Workplaces for Innovators list, honoring organizations and companies that demonstrate an unwavering commitment to fostering innovation at all levels. Made Music Studio came in at #43 for its commitment to innovation, creative culture and employee support at its award-winning design and soundtrack studio.
Developed in collaboration with Accenture, the 2022 Best Workplaces for Innovators ranking lists 100 winners from a variety of industries, including IT, biotech, consumer packaged goods, nonprofits, education, financial services, cybersecurity, engineering, diversity, sustainability, B2B and consumer. products and services. Fast Company editors and Accenture researchers worked together to score nearly 1,500 entries, and a panel of eight distinguished judges reviewed and approved the top 100 companies. The 2022 awards feature workplaces from around the world.
“It’s truly an honor to be recognized by Fast Company for our culture of innovation. Being the top-ranked marketing/creative agency is a testament to all the hard work we’ve put in over the past few years to make evolve the way we think about creativity, innovation and life balance,” said Lauren McGuire, President of Made Music Studio. “From launching our in-house technology and innovation incubator to democratizing our PTO policy, our investment has significantly improved our corporate culture, our energy and our spirit of collaboration.”
Made Music Studio has been recognized for its work in human capital, corporate culture and innovation. As the audio brand reaches billions of people every year through advertising and media, Made Music has been driving change on behalf of its customers and creator community. They are committed to improving fairness within the music industry and redefining what it means to be an actively anti-racist company. In partnership with a global community development organization Decolonize designwith their unique framework of belonging, dignity, justice and joy, Made Music has instituted a number of progressive policies and goals, such as a democratized PTO program that not only offers 28 days off paid to all employees, regardless of seniority, but also incentivizes PTO. with semi-annual bonuses for taking 5 consecutive days off.
In terms of cutting-edge design solutions, Made Music Studio launched its in-house VentureSonic incubator in 2021. Their innovation arm focuses on new areas of exploration in the world of audio, including sound design for autonomous vehicles, digital platforms, the future of retail and work environments, and advances in experience and industrial design.
“This year’s Best Workplaces for Innovators list recognizes organizations that have demonstrated a deep commitment to cultivating creativity at all levels,” says Brendan Vaughan, editor-in-chief of Fast Company. “In the face of strong headwinds, these leaders and teams continue to drive innovation.”