The team engages in rigorous prototype development, iterating through various designs to fine-tune the Surfskate Adapter's performance and aesthetics. They conduct thorough testing, gathering data and feedback from professional skateboarders, SpiceSkate team riders, and skateboarding enthusiasts. This iterative approach allows them to identify and address challenges effectively, resulting in continuous improvement.
Understanding the needs and preferences of skateboarders is at the core of the R&D team's philosophy. By adopting a user-centric approach, they ensure that the Surfskate Adapter not only delivers on performance but also offers customization options, catering to a wide range of riders from beginners to advanced.
Market Research and Strategy
Working closely with the marketing department, the R&D team analyzes market trends and competitor offerings to position the Surfskate Adapter as a unique and compelling product. Their insights help shape the product's messaging, marketing campaigns, and potential partnerships within the skateboarding community.
Innovation and Quality
Driven by a passion for skateboarding and the pursuit of innovation, the R&D team sets high standards for the Surfskate Adapter's quality and performance. They stay up-to-date with the latest advancements in materials, manufacturing techniques, and skateboarding technology to ensure that the adapter exceeds customer expectations.
Collaboration with Team Riders
The R&D team maintains a close relationship with SpiceSkate team riders, seeking their valuable input throughout the development process. This collaboration ensures that the adapter aligns with the needs of professional skateboarders and embodies the true essence of skateboarding culture.
Expertise and Collaboration
Comprising a diverse set of talents, the R&D team collaborates closely to tackle every aspect of the Surfskate Adapter's development. From experienced engineers skilled in mechanical design to innovative product designers, materials specialists, and marketing representatives, each team member brings a unique perspective to the table. Together, they foster a culture of open communication and idea-sharing to ensure the adapter's success.
SPICESKATE® | R&D TEAM (INLAB)
ENGINEERED FOR SURF
The Research and Development (R&D) team at SpiceSkate is a group of highly skilled and passionate individuals dedicated to designing and developing the revolutionary Surfskate Adapter. With a primary focus on enhancing the surf-like experience on a skateboard, this team strives to push the boundaries of innovation in the surfskating industry.
The R&D team's mission is to create the ultimate Surfskate Adapter that brings the thrill of surfing to the concrete. By combining cutting-edge technology, materials expertise, and creative design, the team aims to develop an adapter that enables skateboarders to carve, pump, and maneuver like never before.
The R&D team's vision goes beyond the creation of a product; it encompasses a desire to ignite a new era of skateboarding. By revolutionizing the skateboarding experience through the Surfskate Adapter, they aim to inspire riders of all ages to embrace the joy of carving and the exhilaration of surfing the concrete.
The R&D team's dedication, expertise, and collaborative spirit form the foundation upon which the Surfskate Adapter for SpiceSkate is being brought to life, setting the stage for an exciting evolution in the world of skateboarding.
SPICESKATE® | DESIGN STUDIO
The team incorporates design thinking that involves a mix of research, analysis, synthesis, and delivery.
THE DESIGN CREW
At SpiceSkate®, design crew dreams up wild ideas, takes time to tinker and test, and is always willing to fail early and often.
The design crew members share ideas with each other, who offer criticism and feedback. It starts with an explicit brainstorming period, which put plenty of wild ideas out on the table. Team leaders often encourage and reward the most extreme ideas possible.
BOTH ANALYTICAL AND ARTISTIC
The crew is not seeking a point solution, instead they are looking into the market as well as user perspective. Study on the market trends, potential competitors and most importantly dig deeper to understand the customers.