Airbnb_emerging

Collaborative platform for Airbnb

UX & UI design and development for Super Brand Marketing Portal

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Alex Beauchamp Global Head of Content and Social Media Airbnb

When I became the Head of Global Content and Social Media for Airbnb and had my first big project to tackle, I made only one call and it was Pepper Square. I knew that they would be the right partners to approach an Airbnb project.

We had aggressive timelines, big and challenging needs and often (on our end) a lot of changes. Pepper Square team met everything with grace, kindness and perfection. They accomplished above and beyond what we asked for. There was mutual trust and respect which is so rare in a client relationship like this.

It was so fantastic to work with Pepper Square and we had them take on a few more projects for Airbnb – all with the same results.

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Chris Cowans Design Lead Airbnb

While working on a new website for Airbnb, I had the pleasure of collaborating with the talented team at Pepper Square to code the site. They worked around the clock for us and were eager to make the site as pixel perfect as possible.They worked quickly and were very accommodating with any changes we needed to make along the way, no matter how big or small.

I would happily work with them again down the road and highly recommend them if you have any coding needs. They are one of the nicest and most ambitious groups of people you’ll meet.

Project overview

  • Airbnb was building an internal collaborative and marketing platform to share ideas instantly.
    With this platform they wanted to showcase what each team accomplished and update it to all the other teams.
  • Airbnb partnered with Pepper Square for the UX & UI design and development of a Super Brand Marketing Portal. And its integration with their existing knowledge repository on Confluence.

Challenges

  • Aggressive timelines.
  • Big and challenging needs and often lot of changes.
  • Extreme perfection.
The difference we made

The difference we made

  • Seamless collaboration with Airbnb design team.
  • Weekly review meeting with stakeholders.
  • Round the clock delivery to save time.
  • Real time browser compatibility testing.
The value delivered

The value delivered

  • It was a big hit with their internal team.
  • Knowledge repository with Confluence picked up momentum.
  • Jonathan Mildenhall, CMO – Airbnb, was thrilled and to quote him, “This is ACE, Alex. SERIOUSLY well done. Night and day from where we were. I love it.”
  • Was showcased in SXSW as a tool for internal creative collaboration.