The Grolla story begins in 2015 at Lisbon, Portugal. James was an usability designer and analyst. An internet geek and online games lover. He started working in design agencies and later on he changed to the B2B sector. During that time he started to believe that the digital market was going to face big challenges in the future. Always with the world wide web in his mind, he thought of a few more W’s: the online market Would eventually boom the online ads industry, the spam Would detach customers and several apps and websites Would account for a lack of trust. These problems guided James on a mission to rethink how brands communicate with their customersFebruary 2016
James and Diogo were friends for a few years. Diogo - also a tech nerd and an avid internet user - was studying at School of Communication and Media Studies when James challenged him to think critically and constructively about the way brands communicateApril 2016
On 26 June 2017 we made it! We launched the alpha version of Grolla to the World Wide Web.June 2017
We are now stable and ready to receive all customersSeptember 2017
He is responsible for setting the rhythm in the company. He draws Grolla’s product strategy and vision. James has been honing his skills hoping to make the web experience more intuitive and organized. Since 2009 he has been working as a web designer, front-end developer and UI/UX designer. James has crossed paths with several design and marketing agencies. He also worked as a designer for the B2B. His job is to design modern visual interfaces combined with a strong appeal and a friendly experience. He believes that by using the right web strategy with a strong support from design, content can be more valuable while brands and customers reach new levels of satisfaction through this experience.
Marketing & Communicationsdiogo.firstname.lastname@example.org
His work is to manage and direct the company's internal and external communications. He is also responsible for handling our public relations staff and create communications strategies for the company. Diogo is Grolla's spokesperson so any media contact is conducted by him. In his opinion, Grolla is the chance to make things personal between brands and people. Diogo studied at School of Communication and Media Studies in Lisbon and he has been working in agile environments since he left college.