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Design: ComfortDelGro partners R/GA Singapore to build mobility & lifestyle mobile app ‘Zig’

SINGAPORE — R/GA Singapore is excited to announce today the release of Zig – a mobile lifestyle platform that innovatively combines journey planning, transport booking and lifestyle discovery into an all-in-one mobile app – that it has developed for multi-national land transport giant ComfortDelGro.

Zig, created in partnership with R/GA, seamlessly connects the everyday users to essential mobility lifestyle services, and inspiring its community of users to explore new destinations. With rapidly evolving technology trends and social connectivity habits, Zig pushes the boundaries of mobility solutions by incorporating the elements of exploration and human connectivity in its lifestyle discovery function to deliver a differentiated experience. The Zig app is now available to download on the Apple App Store and Google Play Store.

Mr Liew Wei Chee, CEO of CDG Zig Pte Ltd said: “While most apps today such as food delivery and e-commerce platforms drive users to online services, Zig is an online-to-offline platform that brings what we are familiar with and use every day—mobility and transport—and make it more seamless through the provision of lifestyle services. The idea is to leverage ComfortDelGro’s strengths in taxis and public transport, and to meet our commuters in the digital sphere.”

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Ms Dorothy Peng, Managing Director, R/GA Singapore said: “Zig was created as a lifestyle platform to inspire and enable users to experience something new and expand our imagination. We designed the business and tech stack based on a consumer behaviour-centric approach and defined the opportunity areas for the business. Zig was then launched through a mobile app-first platform, built upon a sustainable business model.”

Leveraging R/GA’s multidisciplinary consulting, design and technology teams, Zig is crafted from the ground up using Flutter, Google’s latest mobile technology platform. It was built once and deployed twice for iOS and Android. Powered by a lean and real-time data-driven technology stack, Zig provides users the access to a myriad of functions from finding the best route for their trips, comparing transport prices, booking and paying for rides, discovering attractions and experiences, making reservations, finding promotions and deals as well as many more. R/GA architected the modern tech stack, in conjunction with MGG Software, and data architecture, together with BasisAI.

R/GA Singapore also defined a new brand purpose and design identity for Zig. Including its name, look and feel, tone of voice, user experience as well as experience language to reflect the platform’s mission of not just moving people from point A to point B, but to “move” them by igniting feelings of delight and discovery.

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