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Bottle Rocket’s Proudest Moments of 2015

Bottle Rocket had a lot of fun in 2015. We supported a lot of great charities, held many office events, moved into a bigger office space, and even grew to over 200 Rocketeers. As always, our year gleamed with talks of innovation, app launches, and – of course – Star Wars. Please join us as we take a look back at our proudest moments of 2015.   App Launches HISTORY® launches Civil War week with updated... read more

Rocketeers Support Young Robotics Team at First LEGO League Competition

Bottle Rocket selected the Future Crafters as their charitable contribution of the month earlier in 2015. This group of local FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) 6th-grade students work together as a team to solve real-world problems such as food safety, recycling, energy, and more. The program provides students from ages 9-14 years the opportunity to work with technologies not easily... read more

Star Wars Salvation Army 2015

Rocketeers Support Salvation Army in True Star Wars Fashion

Every year, our Founder and CEO sports one of his many Star Wars outfits and volunteers for the Salvation Army. This year, a few of our Rocketeers (plus some) dressed up and joined him at NorthPark Center in Dallas to participate in the traditional red kettle... read more

Bottle Rocket Addison Office

Bottle Rocket Office Featured in Interior Design Magazine

We’d like to extend our congratulations to our friends at Gensler for their feature in Interior Design magazine for their work on our new office. The article features some photos of our space and a highlights of their vision, which included concrete... read more

NSBE Hour of Code

Bottle Rocket Leads Hour of Code Session for Local Students

The Bottle Rocket development team recently participated in an Hour of Code session through a local torch program for middle school students. Around 10 iOS and Android developers taught these students about games, apps, hosted an hour of code session, and... read more

Creative Media Awards NASCAR

NASCAR Named a Finalist in the 2015 Creative Media Awards

We’d like to extend our congratulations to NASCAR for their finalist status in the 2015 Creative Media Awards. The “Join the Battle” campaign has been named a finalist in the Mobile category. Other nominees in the Mobile Category include: Join... read more

Analog Lessons for Digital Designers

Adam Polansky is not only a strategist at Bottle Rocket, but he also acts as a mentor to many Rocketeers, teaches at Kent State part-time, and even coaches our company’s soccer team.  Among the many hats Adam wears, he speaks at events like on a regular basis. At the recent UX New Zealand, Adam spoke at a panel titled “Thanks Max: Analog Lessons for Digital Designers,” which highlighted lessons from his early... read more