Interactive Media on Seattle’s Eastside

Seattle’s Eastside is a global hub for the interactive media and gaming industries. In fact, in 2015, Washington’s interactive media companies made up more than 20% of total global revenue for the entire industry. From Unity and Valve to Microsoft Studios and Nintendo, it’s all here. Join us in the Innovation Triangle to build the future.

“The Seattle area is thriving as one of the country’s most technologically innovative regions. That teamed with our dynamic urban culture and countless recreational options, we truly enjoy a balanced quality of life.”

 

Phil Spencer
Executive Vice President, Gaming
Microsoft

62%

of residents have a Bachelor’s degree or higher

56,000

software workers

99,100

workers in information, communication, and technology

400+

interactive media companies statewide

40+

companies on Seattle’s Eastside working in AR/VR field

$21.4B

annual revenue of Washington’s interactive media firms (2015)

Percentage of Workers in Computer & Mathematical Sciences
18%
Innovation Triangle
5%
Raleigh, NC
4%
Atlanta, GA
7%
San José, CA
4%
Denver, CO
Percentage of Workers in Engineering & Science
23%
Innovation Triangle
10%
Raleigh, NC
7%
Atlanta, GA
13%
San José, CA
7%
Denver, CO
Interactive Media firms in the Innovation Triangle

Washington Interactive Network works collaboratively with the private sector to develop and grow the statewide interactive media and gaming sectors. Today, Washington State’s interactive media industry boasts over 400 creative firms and over $28 billion in revenue.

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Interested in learning more about Interactive Media in the Innovation Triangle? Check out our downloadable snapshot to learn more about the tech workforce, education pipeline, other companies in the field, and more.

Interested in discussing how the Innovation Triangle can meet the needs of your interactive media firm? Reach out! We can provide custom support and no-cost relocation consulting to your business.