Mixi has released new offices that will be moved sequentially from December 16th. Moves to the 28th to 36th floors of Shibuya Scramble Square. The office is focused on communication experience, including numerous meeting spaces, internal staircases on all floors, collaboration space, and introduction of employee cafeteria.
Since 2011, the company has offices in Shibuya First Tower, and the offices are scattered, but it has been consolidated into one location on the relocated Shibuya Scramble Square. The company plans to relocate by February 2020 and change its registration as of March 1st.
Mr. Hiroaki Kimura, President and CEO of Mixi, explained the outline and concept of the new office. With the aim of relocating offices dispersed around Shibuya Station as the business expands, we believe that it is necessary to design from the perspective of the company's communication with the background of the company's focus on creating communication services. That was.
In addition, the new office has a big concept of “For Communication”, and the design is based on three words “Meet Up.”, “Switch Up.” And “Dream Up.”.
“Meet Up.” Means “Meet together to bring something together”, and features many meeting spaces on the office floor, internal staircases, and a large collaboration space. To do. Mr. Kimura said, “From now on, with the development and spread of remote work, it would be very luxurious to actually meet and work. That would make the wonderfulness of face-to-face communication stand out. Explain the aim, “building a system is important”.
Regarding Switch Up., There was a sharpness and it was said that it aimed at an office that can be switched on and off. For all employees, a lift desk is installed at all seats, and a phone booth is available for concentrated work. A relaxing environment includes a kitchen and a cafe, as well as healthy meals such as the employee cafeteria mentioned above, a massage room, and a green office with plenty of greenery.
“Dream Up.” Means “creative” and has established facilities that create creativity, such as photography studios and sound rooms that have recently introduced equipment. In addition, a huge LED panel is installed at the entrance. He explained that he also aimed to become a memorable office for visitors by creating a place to express creatives.