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Cypress Named "Best Place to Work" in Seattle


Agency joins elite list of local companies named in Seattle Met magazine's competition

Seattle, WA (PRWEB) January 03, 2013

Cypress (, an award-winning Seattle-based digital agency, is pleased to announce that it has been honored as one of the best places to work in Seattle. Recognized by Seattle Met magazine in its annual “Best Places to Work” competition, Cypress offers employees a vibrant environment to design innovative Web and mobile apps for media & entertainment, sports, and Fortune 100 companies. Cypress' thriving workforce is also responsible for its expansion into product development with the upcoming launch of its new product, CypressX, a framework for developing video applications on the Xbox platform.

“It's thrilling to be recognized by this prestigious group and more importantly, our talented team for creating an exceptional work environment,” said Nate Thompson, CEO and founder of Cypress. “Our employees are the driving force behind our success and are leading the way for our entry into a brand new marketplace. With the introduction of our first product, CypressX, we are strongly positioned to take this evolutionary step in 2013. CypressX enables media companies to increase revenue generation on the Xbox platform through rich branding and new monetization opportunities that align with viewer preferences, and deliver more personalized experiences.”

To enter the Seattle Metropolitan “Best Places to Work” competition, Cypress' HR department and its Seattle-area employees completed in-depth surveys of every aspect of their workplace. The experts at the independent research firm, Best Companies Group, evaluated the data, choosing the top 25 firms to make the list. Fueled by aggressive salaries, a generous benefits package, office snacks and an office Kegerator with rotating beers, a flexible work schedule, and public transportation stipend, Cypress employees enjoy working in one of the top professional environments in the state. Cypress was also named a “Best Workplace” in Washington State by the Puget Sound Business Journal in 2012.

Cypress is known for its award-winning work, creating digital video experiences across Web, mobile, tablet, console, and connected TV for, AT&T, Microsoft, the National Basketball Association (NBA) and NBC. For more information, please visit

About Cypress:     
Cypress is a digital agency and development firm that creates seamless interactive experiences across any screen – web, mobile, tablet, console and Connected TV. We partner with leading brands to design and develop their transmedia strategies for digital video, multi-screen and E-commerce.

Cypress develops solutions on the leading mobile and entertainment platforms including iOS, Android and Xbox, in addition to pre-release Microsoft technologies such as Windows 8. We combine compelling design with deep technical expertise to deliver award-winning applications for our clients. Clients of Cypress include startups, media & entertainment and Fortune 100 companies such as adidas,, Disney, FOX Broadcasting Company, Kohler, the National Basketball Association (NBA), Russell Investments and Sony Pictures. Founded in 2001, Cypress is privately held and headquartered in Seattle, WA.

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