Located in Vancouver, BC

© 2019 Work at Play

The art + science of successful products.

What we can do for you.

Our goal at Work at Play is to make you and your products successful. Whether you are launching a new product or trying to boost an existing one, we have the experience and toolset to make it a triumph. 

We have over six decades of experience delivering world-class and consumer-grade apps to the marketplace. There are four areas where we can help you deliver the best product possible.


How do I know if we have enough validated data to warrant spending resources to develop an MVP?

We'll give you ASSURANCE that your product is addressing an economical problem space, and is clearly differentiated from the competition.


How do I define the right MVP and build a plan for rapid iteration?

We'll give you CONFIDENCE you have the right MVP feature set that minimizes costs and proves out your core assumptions.


How can I quickly and cost-effectively build a product? How do I build and scale a team that can respond to learning?

We'll give you SECURITY that you have a robust app in the marketplace, and the right team to build and iterate your product going forward. 


I want to be able to do what you do. I want to enhance my skills to bring new products to market. 


We'll give you an EXPERIENCED outside  set of eyes providing a “gut check”. 


Who we are.


Ani Phelan

Ani Phelan build elite teams that deliver world-class results.


A product and operations master, for 20 years Ani Phelan has been building teams that launch award winning products. She has in-the-trench experience and a deep background in managing extremely challenging technology initiatives. 

David Gratton

David Gratton brings product and app ideas to life.


A serial entrepreneur, David has been bringing products to life for leading companies for over 30 years. A technology thought-leader and imagineer, his passion is finding, proving and growing unique, user-focused applications.

Sean Filiatrault

Sean Filiatrault leads design teams that build multi-million dollar products.


As an elite user experience professional Sean has 11 years of experience leading design teams that have created some of the most successful products in their respective industries. He uses the fastest and most cost-effective methods to problem solve design challenges and uncover viable solutions.

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