Life At Zipcar

We go for the gusto and work together to deliver the goods. We combine hard work with happy hour, collaboration with camaraderie, and results with rewards to simplify urban living around the globe. Yes, we do whatever it takes to get things done. But we have a ton of fun doing it. And we’ve got a whole lotta pictures to prove it.

the zipcar commute / 8:13 am (EST)

the zipcar commute / 8:13 am (EST)
True to our mission, nearly 22% of us bike to work (when it rains, 19%).

pedal to the metal / 9:03 am (EST)

jumpin’ right in / 9:03 am (EST)
The Zipcar experience is deceptively simple. It takes a lot of hard-working people behind the scenes to make it all happen.

workplace shenanigans / 9:41 am (EST)

workplace shenanigans / 9:41 am (EST)
And while we’re hard at work, we make time for the occasional office prank (sometimes at the expense of vacationing co-workers).

rookie ride / 10:00 am (EST)

rookie ride / 10:00 am (EST)
We take care of our newbies by showing them the ropes. First up? The inaugural Zipcar ride.

ticking off the to-do list / 10:19 am (GMT)

ticking off the to-do list / 10:19 am (GMT)
Meanwhile, in our London office, we get so much done in a week, we sometimes amaze ourselves.

adult doodling (aka whiteboarding) / 10:34 am (EST)

adult doodling (aka whiteboarding) / 10:34 am (EST)
On any given day at any given time, we step away from all the 0s and 1s and let our right brains do the work. (We only occasionally use "whiteboarding" as a verb.)

daily development standups / 11:11 am (EST)

daily development standups / 11:11 am (EST)
Our version of the 15-minute scrum, with chickens and pigs present.

ah, lunchtime / 12:08 pm (EST)

ah, lunchtime / 12:08 pm (EST)
What more can we say? We like to eat.

zip-moms / 12:30 pm (EST)

zip-moms / 12:30 pm (EST)
Every so often, the moms at Zipcar come together and compare notes.

creating a mood / 1:07 pm (EST)

creating a mood / 1:07 pm (EST)
Collaboration (not to mention a slew of colorful markers and pushpins) is the cornerstone of our biggest and best ideas.

wow zone / 1:43 pm (PST)

wow zone / 1:43 pm (PST)
Time to blow off steam and show some Zipcar spirit. (Electric green is totally their color.)

fun x2 / 2:27 pm (CST)

fun x2 / 2:27 pm (CST)
Brand ambassadors go where the fun is—fiestas, concerts, farmer’s markets—to recruit new Zipcar members.

coffee break / 3:01 pm (EST)

coffee break / 3:01 pm (EST)
Caffeine always seems to grease the wheels of spontaneous problem-solving.

zipcar u / 3:22 pm (EST)

zipcar u / 3:22 pm (EST)
Over in University, they’re working hard to support campus car sharing at more than 300 universities to help students have a life off campus.

seattle strategizes / 3:35 pm (PST)

seattle strategizes / 3:35 pm (PST)
Each of our offices is as unique as the city it inhabits. We tailor our goals and strategies to our local markets and to the needs of individual communities.

IT = instant trouble / 4:13 pm (EST)

IT = instant trouble / 4:13 pm (EST)
Uh oh. Blue screen of death. Stop by the helpdesk to get fixed up. (We can’t guarantee they won’t make fun of you.)

balancing act / 5:21 pm (PST)

balancing act / 5:21 pm (PST)
We spend most of our time building the future of urban transportation. But occasionally we like to take a break. In San Francisco, we do so with giant Jenga.

prize wheel / 6:16 pm (EST)

prize wheel / 6:16 pm (EST)
While it may be quitting time in the office, our brand ambassadors take the Zipcar show on the road to off-site events throughout the city.

cocktails! / 7:37 pm (EST)

cocktails! / 7:37 pm (EST)
If you can spend all day with co-workers and still want to hang out with them, then they must be cool.