Help us raise funds for the Room to Read and share your custom emoticon with the world.
Starting today, the HipChat team will open bidding on a universal HipChat emoticon via Charitybuzz.com.
We’re starting the bidding at $250. Yes, that’s a lot of money for something you can create on your own for private use. The kicker here is that your emoticon would become part of every HipChat experience.
Universal? Go into any HipChat room and type (dealwithit). You’ll see this guy
Everyone sees him because he is system-wide.
How it works
- Place your bid at Charitybuzz.com.
- If you win, our co-founder, Pete, will help you with your design.
- We’ll make sure everyone knows about it via our newsletter, blog, social media and lobby messages.
Of course, we reserve the right to refuse any content we deem inappropriate.
Our parent company, Atlassian, has set the goal of raising funds to benefit the Room to Read Girls’ Education Program in Cambodia.
Our team believes in this cause and the organization behind it. We sent 11 staff members to check out the program personally.
Atlassians have created some epic emoticons for internal use. Most of them reflect inside jokes. They are also a great way to build camaraderie.
We’ve got an incredible Events Manager named Rudy who owns a panda suit. He’s got his own emoticon (rudy) that makes everyone smile
We also created emoticons based on our company values. The first of which is open company, no bullshit. So Atlassians type (nobullshit) and see
We know you’ve got some good ones too…
— Scott Vandehey (@spaceninja) August 9, 2013
— Gabe Sanchez (@iamgabesanchez) August 1, 2013
I just made an animated (confetti) hipchat emoticon. Nothing will ever be the same.
— beerops (@beerops) October 4, 2013
So let’s merge forces to raise money for a great cause. The auction lasts until February 13th. Bid now!