Creative Director
Qanta Shimizu

Hailing from Tokyo, Qanta was a University of Tokyo law dropout, turned bartender and professional trombone musician; and took yet another unexpected turn in his career to become a DTP operator, designer, and self-taught coder. His career in the interactive field began in December 2015 after joining IMG SRC Inc. / NON-GRID where he assumed the role of Creative/Technical Director, producing digital content for a wide range of media from websites to signages. In April 2011, Qanta served as a Chief Technology Officer of PARTY and in September 2013, he co-founded PARTY New York. He formed BASSDRUM in 2018.