Online Buddies, the premier gay dating service provider for millions of men across the world, chose Intrepid to bring Jack’d, their gay dating app, to the Apple Watch. Intrepid mobilized its team to design, test, and deliver an Apple Watch extension in under 5 weeks, in time for the Apple Watch launch on April 24, 2015.
First Gay Dating App on the Apple Watch
Intrepid implemented a WatchKit extension to create a companion application for the Apple Watch available on launch day.
Google Ventures Design Sprint.
Intrepid leveraged Google Ventures’ famed Design Sprint methodology to form the initial idea into a fully-designed, user-tested, and market-validated concept in 3 days.
Hyper-Local Location Services.
Intrepid conceived a first-in-its-class hyper-local concept, leveraging location data to share potential matches within a radius as small as the user’s immediate location.
First Mover Advantage.
The Jack’d app was the first gay dating app available for the Apple Watch, garnering press far and wide, including Mashable.