Project Highlights

  • Meet the Riders
    Bios, icons and puppets
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  • See the Kicks
    A shoe browser with new and old colorways
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  • Media & More
    Photos, videos, awesome kicks
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  • Nike Skate 2005 Hero
  • Nike Skate V2 01
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Gets Better with Age

Nike entered the skateboarding arena in 2002. There were no big budget commercials or endorsement deals, just a humble introduction of some innovative shoes. Within two years, they were a respected member of the skate community.

Odopod created the first Nike Skateboarding site. It was an introduction to the brand and the shoes.

By 2004, it was time for us to rethink the site. We wanted to make it easier for sneakerheads and skaters to view the goods and to meet the team. First, we built a shoe browser. It brings the new and old colorways for every shoe together in one place. The personality and style of the team riders was a big asset. We brought them to life with interactive photographic puppets, each in its own environment. We also made it simpler to publish news, photos and video of the team riders in action.

Finally, to reach all the Nike fans overseas, we updated the site monthly in five languages.

We wanted the quirky personalities and style of the team to come through. So we created these insane interactive dolls.


  • STEP Inside Design
    Web Design Winner: Design...
  • The FWA
    Site of the Day
  • Communication Arts
    Interactive Annual 11
  • One Show Interactive
    Merit Award: Corporate Image
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Odopod is now Nurun

We're still in San Francisco, still under the same leadership, still doing great work (here are some case studies). But now we're a lot larger. We've joined a host of Nurun offices around the globe, all part of Publicis Worldwide.

Our focus remains on helping clients succeed in a connected world with products and services that transform the consumer experience.

We continue to work with forward-thinking, longstanding clients including Tesla, Google, Sony and Audemars Piguet. More recently, we've established new relationships with Dolby, the San Francisco 49ers, GoPro, and Blu Homes.

We welcome the opportunity to work with you too.

Tim, Dave, & JT

The best way to reach us

For new business, contact Allison McCarthy

For general inquiries, contact us at

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