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2015 was a busy year at Dribbble, to say the least. We hired 4 new employees - Alison, Jeffrey, Adam and Hallie - to join Ian, Patrick, Dan and Rich, bringing our team to a whopping 8. Explosive growth! :)

Given our new faces and distributed team, we were thrilled to gather twice this year, once at Dribbble HQ in Salem and again in Chicago at the Dribbble x Threadless Meetup, after which the dev team attended Windy City Rails to get our nerd on.

Product Releases

We had some big releases such as infinite scroll, responsive shot lists, full size shots in lists, and Deals for Designers, we introduced Courtside Stories to better cover the community, and we even launched a podcast.

We also integrated our site with some great products - Slack and InVision, moved our entire technical infrastructure to a new host, co-hosted a big event and saw Dribbblers continue to gather at meetups all over the world.

  1. Infinite3
    Shot Link
  2. Onsite Messages dribbble inbox messages
  3. Big shots
    Shot Link

Top Shots of 2015

As always, the biggest story of 2015 was our members, who continued to share astonishing work on our site. Here are the top 15 shots of 2015.

  1. Replace
    Shot Link
  2. Potato landing page clean funny landing page minimalistic potato potatoes product page simple ui visual design web website
  3. Google motion system
    Shot Link
  4. Sw3
    Shot Link
  5. Kick push dribbble
    Shot Link
  6. Tap a finger fun letter logo mark pencil tap type word
  7. Rally interactive site2
    Shot Link
  8. Shot
    Shot Link
  9. Roney Gibson art button design menu navigation site typography web
  10. A peek at InVision v5 app dark invision material mobile project prototyping screens ui v5 web web app
  11. Bedouin by Circular agency app application clean digital flat icon icons minimal travel ui
  12. Dribbb
    Shot Link
  13. Youtube rewind
    Shot Link
  14. Delivery card
    Shot Link
  15. Improved Spotify Green

Row 1: Zee Young, Eldin Heric, Adam Grabowski for Google. Row 2: Creativedash, Markus Magnusson, Eddie Lobanovskiy. Row 3: Ben Cline for RALLY, Anton Aheichanka for InVision, Mike | Creative Mints. Row 4: Billy Kiely for InVision, Victor Erixon, Virgil Pana. Row 5: Markus Magnusson, Ramotion, Tobias van Schneider for Spotify.

2015 by the Numbers

We collect quite a bit of data around here, so let’s take a look at what’s changed in community, activity, hiring, meetups, and more over the past year …

306,125
Members joined Including 10,477 new designers sharing work
1,131
Teams joined For a total of 2,732 design teams on Dribbble
185
Countries where members are sharing work Including all 50 U.S. states and 10 Canadian provinces
405,325
Shots shared 39,425 of those were animated GIFs
104,107
Attachments uploaded On 71,263 Shots
162,789,600,000
Pixels dribbbled With a running totally of 437,549,316,478 — which would reach about 1/3 of the way from the earth to the moon if laid in a straight line
711,520
Comments posted By 35,168 members
13,410,592
Likes given On 771,034 Shots
2,166
Jobs for designers posted By 1,519 organizations
92,131
Work inquiries sent to designers To 10,863 designers for hire
5,698
Work inquiries sent to teams To 794 design teams for hire
79.3%
Designers for hire that received work inquiries All-time, through 2015
159
Dribbble Meetups worldwide 72 of those were in the U.S.
11,014
Dribbble Meetup attendees And all of them were wonderful
1,629
Pounds of swag shipped to meetup hosts If we had sent donuts, it would've been 26,064 donuts
170
Stories at Courtside Including 27 Timeout interviews
557,860,227
Page views By 21,306,796 unique visitors
4,967
Support tickets received Resolved by all 8 Dribbble team members
1,193
Pull requests deployed With 2,417 commits, 2,137 issues, and 6,205 comments
67.5ms
Average server response time In Dec. 2015, which was 30% faster than Jan. 2015

A giant, thank you! to all the members of the community who made 2015 fun, exciting, inspiring, and creative. Let’s do it again next year.

Find more Updates stories on our blog Courtside. Have a suggestion? Contact stories@dribbble.com.


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