AppDynamics recently moved to a beautiful new office space in San Francisco’s SOMA neighborhood. Our new headquarters aren’t far from our old ones – only a few floors up, in fact – but we couldn’t be more excited about our new space. With over 41,000 square feet and room for over 300 employees, this new office marks a significant milestone for AppDynamics. We have an awesome product, awesome employees and awesome customers, and now we have an office to match.
We believe that the design of our new office space is as important as the design of our product, for the same reason: if something is designed well then people will enjoy using it. This is a simple concept, but it has proved revolutionary in the enterprise software world, where our focus on user experience has been a veritable coup. Why not apply the same premise to the design of our new office? Why not invest as much in the employee experience as we do in the user experience? That’s what we set out to do in the design of our new headquarters.
Our mission in designing the new space was to create an environment that reflects the company values and culture that we’ve fostered over the last five years. We wanted the new office to unite our employees around our core company values and to inspire them to be creative, passionate and bold. To that end, we’ve included a lot of imagery that we find inspiring, from portraits of Mahatma Gandhi and Bill Cosby to pixelated renditions of the artwork of Dr. Seuss and Jackson Pollack.
Our new headquarters are great, but what about our other offices? Making satellite offices feel connected to the headquarters is a challenge for any growing company. We believe that keeping office design and perks consistent across all locations goes a long way toward helping employees around the world feel connected to the company as a whole. Here are a few pictures from our new London office, which was designed to reflect the same values and culture as the headquarters in SF:
Above all, we want the AppDynamics offices to be places where our employees, customers and the rest of the AppDynamics community feel at home, no matter where they are in the world. We hope that we’ve achieved that in the design of our new offices in San Francisco and London. Take a look at some of the photos or watch the documentary from Butchershop Creative to see what we’ve done.
Creating The Walls of AppDynamics Office – Butchershop Creative from Butchershop Creative™ on Vimeo.
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