HAIL CHASERS

[CASE STUDY]

Hail Chasers is a product that was created as a marketplace to connect hail and dent technicians with car dealerships. The Hail Chasers product installs a two sided marketplace that provides independent technicians with a steady stream of projects and provides car dealerships with a reliable pool of technicians. This product was designed to give independent technicians an industry specific product that caters to the unique considerations of the auto body market.

HAIL CHASERS

Scoutday

Technical Stack

Ionic Angular PHP HTML5

Code Examples

glab

Available IN

App Store
Google Play

BUSINESS VALUE

According to the Insurance information Institute, hail damage costs car owners over $1 billion annually. Furthermore, that damage happens within a 3-4 month window making the dent repair industry a seasonal one. When hail storms come through a city, both the dealership and the technician are incentivized to move quickly. The Hail Chaser product was created to assist both parties to connect and work quickly. The Hail Chaser product was created to assist both parties to connect and work quickly by providing a centralized market where both parties can quickly and safely make a deal.

APPLICATION MANAGEMENT

When a hail storm rolls through, time is of the essence. Hail Chaser’s provides an efficient and organized interface to enable car dealerships to quickly hire and vet technicians. Dealerships that use Hail Chasers has access to professional history, tech experience, and prior project reviews to ensure smart hiring.

MUTUAL ACCOUNTABILITY

Hail Chasers leverages mutual rating to ensure a top tier community of technicians and dealerships. Both technician and dealership have access to the others profile to ensure a mutual fit. Hail Chasers is committed to building a community that promotes the highest standards of professional and personal ethics and quality of work.

DIRECT COMUNICATION

Unlike most dual market products, Hail Chaser’s encourages techs and dealerships to communicate before a final deal is agreed upon. Hail Chasers provides a rich chat interface that facilitates direct communication prior to any agreement. Hail Chasers is invested in assisting dealerships and techs provide clarity about each project.

GEO TARGETED
JOB MATCHING

Hail Chasers was created with the user’s experience as a driving priority. As such, Hail Chasers provides its users with a rich mapping interface to ensure location and job clarity. Techs no longer have to worry about traveling unknown distances for a job with little to no details.

USER VETTING AND
QUALITY CONTROL

Any new tech wanting access to the Hail Chaser community is required to provide background and a history of work experience. This step was installed to ensure that dealerships have access to the highest quality technicians. The long-term health and success of the community is rooted in the quality and value provided to both parties.

REAL TIME COMMUNITY
MANAGEMENT

To facilitate and ensure a valuable and safe user experience, platform and community management was a driving priority to the Hail Chaser founders. As such, we built a robust backend platform manager to help the Hail Chasers team facilitate an impactful customer experience.

IMPLEMENTATION
TOOLBOX

PRODUCT TEAM

KYLE GANTZER

Kyle led the global market and product strategy. His project contributions included initial workflow design, founder coaching, and high-level product analysis.

MARK HERNANDEZ

Mark was responsible for managing timelines and the line by line execution of the product. Mark led the founding team through design, branding, and technical project management. His stamp on this project is best demonstrated by the flawless execution a perfect timeline delivery grade.

RYAN LATTIBEAUDIERE

Ryan led the user experience component of this project. Ryan’s mark on this project is best demonstrated by the inter-screen efficiency. He managed to take a complex concept and design it in a manner that provides a seemingly simplistic interface.

ALI ABBAS

Ali is responsible for the execution of the technical product. Alongside of Mark and our engineering team, Ali took the technical documentation and translated each requirement into an actionable product. Check out his code snippets, you’ll be impressed with his abilities!.

ALVARO CAMACHO

Alvaro is responsible for leading our design team and translating the low-fidelity wireframes into a product that will impress users. Alongside Galo and Marco, Alvaro is the creative engine behind the App App user interface and marketing collateral.

GALO CARILLO

Galo worked hand in hand with Alvaro to create App App’s user interface. His leading contribution to this project is best demonstrated by the clean design style and screen layouts. Galo’s ability to take chaos and disorganization on a screen and make it look perfect sets him apart as a UI designer.

MARCO LIZARRAGA

Marco was responsible for App App’s branding. He managed to take the same abbreviated word and create a clean and recognizable brand. Marco’s ability to think abstractly about a concept and create a brand that’s identifiable and clean makes him our secret weapon.