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IDA Selects Studiomochi as Design Agency of Record

Integrated Development Associates has appointed Studiomochi as its design and advertising agency of record.

The Niseko, Hokkaido based web and branding design agency has been working closely with IDA for several months designing a new website, developing new brand guidelines, creating infographics and designing pharmaceutical conference collateral.

“We’re thrilled to partner with an international company such as IDA. Although this is our first pharmaceutical client, our creatives have years of collective pharma experience gained at advertising agencies where we worked previously. We look forward to working with John and his team and helping them win more customers.


About IDA
Integrated Development Associates Co., Ltd. (IDA), founded in 2004 and a member of the M3 Group since March 2015, is a Japanese company that provides consulting, CRO and IT driven solutions that enable the optimal development and commercialization of novel biopharmaceutical products for Japan and Asia. IDA’s unique business model enables companies to increase the value of their products through intelligent product development planning, accelerated clinical trial implementation and effective marketing strategies.

Studiomochi Featured in Tuts+ Article on Setting Up Web Design Agency

Ryan was interviewed by creative skills site Tuts+ for an article called How to Set Up Your Own Web Design Agency: Tips From the Pros, offering tips to web designers thinking of setting up there own web design agency.

There’s some fantastic tips and advice in this article so check it out. Thanks for Andrew Blackman and Tuts+ for the feature.


Niseko Real Estate Appoints Studiomochi as Social Agency of Record

Niseko’s number one real estate agency and Niseko Real Estate has appointed Studiomochi as their Social Agency of Record. Studiomochi will be tasked with content creation and social media management for both Niseko Real Estate and AYA Niseko – Niseko’s newest ski-in ski-out luxury hotel.

“We look forward to growing NRE’s social presence and building upon their reputation as Niseko’s premier real estate agents. It is a truly exciting time for the Niseko property market with many new projects underway. We are honored to be Niseko Real Estate’s creative partner during this time of growth” says Ryan McKay, Studiomochi President & Creative Director.

Studiomochi’s tasks include writing articles, photography, social media analytics and day to day management.

Ninja Kid Mascot Created for GoSnow Ski School

If you lucky enough visit Niseko in winter be sure to say konnichiwa to Ninja Kid – the GoSnow Kids Ski School’s mascot.

Studiomochi worked with GoSnow to create a kid-friendly ninja character that was inspired by Japanese manga. Check out the creative process below from sketch to real life mascot.

GoSnow is the official international snow sports school for Grand Hirafu Resort in Niseko, Japan. The Ninja Kids program has been developed with safety and fun in mind, for young skiers aged 3-6 years.






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