Night & Day Studios

Night & Day Studios creates iPhone and iPad apps for the arts, education, and entertainment. We partner with media companies and individuals, license and publish brands, and develop our own apps. As a team, we have backgrounds in educational software design, brand development, sales and marketing, exhibition design and developmental psychology. We have the skills and experience to deliver complex content to new people in new situations. Our aim is to delight the imaginations of children and adults.

Night and Day Studios is a team of a dozen talented developers and designers with a history of collaboration and creative solutions.

Nat Sims, CEO

Nat Sims is the founder and CEO of Night & Day Studios. He has been a content developer and media designer for over 20 years, creating exhibits, websites, electronic music, educational software, scripts, interpretive plans and programs, and games.

At Night & Day Nat has invented and developed original projects, such as the bestselling Peekaboo Barn; he has managed budgets of up to $60M; his creative team has designed over 100 iOS and Android applications in the last five years. Nat leads Night & Day’s team of developers, producers, artists, and support from the Portland, Oregon office.

Nat’s background includes educational software and graphic design. After designing his own major in interface design at Hampshire College, he earned his master’s degree at the University of California San Diego studying cultural cognition. His research focused on the way adults and children learn from interactive media. One of his early projects was a range of interactives for a hands-on science curriculum for deaf children developed at Smith College. He has also edited instructional and music videos; composed music professionally for video, film, and computer games; and designed interactive media for museum exhibitions including Carnegie Institution’s centennial Our Expanding Universe, and the Smithsonian exhibition This Land Is Your Land: The Life and Times of Woody Guthrie.

Sara Berliner, Chief Revenue Officer

Berliner has spent over ten years in kids’ media across creative development and product strategy as well as business development and licensing. Berliner joined Night & Day in late 2012 to expand its agency division and spearhead brand and product development for original and licensed IP. Sara is based in Brooklyn.

Night & Day was a pioneer in mobile licensing for children, securing mobile rights to The World of Eric Carle, Richard Scarry’s Busy Town, Yo Gabba Gabba, Caillou, Sesame Street, Warner Bros., Marc Brown, Charley Harper, and Ed Emberley. Night & Day has created over 100 apps and has more than 20 currently in development for the iPhone, iPad, and Android.