Design Hackathon
Enough UX theories. Show UX results!
Design Hackathon
Design Hackathon
December 7, 2019, Saturday
Accept the challenge and win the prize.
Design Hackathon
At Optoro's office near Metro Center Station
From 10:00 am till 6:00 pm
UX theories
UX result
UX theories
UX result
Hackathon is finished. Check out the report.
How it works
If you've never participated in a hackathon, this is the one to try! Because this unique event connects people and organizations in a friendly and creative way.
1
Register online
Every designer must to be in a team of 2-4 people. Register your team or ask to be added to a team. We will organize a meetup to build teams before the hackathon.
2
Come in person
Teams will check in by the morning at 10 am and present their demo in front of judges in the evening at 4 pm. You can get help on the spot from our experts.
3
Choose a challenge
The hackathon theme and all the challenges from partners will be revealed the night before the event.
You can choose any challenge or come up with a challenge yourself.
4
Win a challenge
If a design solution from your team ends up being the best, your team gets $1,000 cash the same night. Also, you can win a prize provided by our great partners if you pick a particular challenge or multiple.
Partners and Supporters
These respectful organizations support our hackathon with challenges, prizes and experts, so you can have an interesting, productive and unforgettable time.
Judges
Judges will rank the solutions from teams by criteria: problem solving, user experience, aesthetics, presentation.
Vice President of Design at Optoro
Judge Group 1
Art Director at TravelBank
Judge Group 2
Senior User Experience & Interface Designer at Publicis Sapient
Judge Group 2
Digital Creative & Designer • Associate Creative Director at ISL • Corgi Lover
Judge Group 3
Visual Designer at
Navy Federal Credit Union
Judge Group 1
Digital Product Designer at Toptal • Podcast Host • Co-founder of District Creatives • Dragon Slayer
Judge Group 4
Senior UX Designer at AdventHealth
Judge Group 3
Design Director - Ecosystems at Capital One
Judge Group 4
Product Designer at CoStar Group
Judge Group 3
UX Designer at Brave UX
Judge Group 2
Sketch Ambassador • Co-founder of Omka.Games and Live Typing
Judge Group 1
Product Manager and UX instructor
Judge Group 1
Director of UX at Brave UX
Judge Group 4
Experts
Experts represent partners, and they will pick a winner of a challenge. A challenge winner gets a prize from a partner.
Product Manager, Computercraft
Product Manager, Computercraft
Program Director of
the Aquent Gymnasium
Director of Technology
at Aquent Gymnasium
Principal Product Manager
of Adobe XD
Founder & CTO of Sympli.io
Founder & CEO at Ealai
Founder and UX designer
at Icons8
Academic Director
of Aquent Gymnasium
Lead Product Designer
at Storyblocks
Founder of UXPressia
Product Manager at WeatherBug
Challenges
The theme is Improving UX of a choice
If you don't like challenges from our partners but want to compete for the main prize bring your challenge under the main hackathon theme.
Any solution under the hackathon theme will be judged to win $1,000


Prize is $250 cash

Prize is $250 cash

Prize is awesome books, worth of $100 + 1 hour meeting with UX expert: resume review and career advice

Prize is amazing weather station, worth of ~$250

Prize is UXPressia and Academy licenses, worth of ~$500. For each team member.

Prize is Sketch app license, worth of ~$100. For each team member.

Prize is Sympli license, worth of ~$200. For a team.

Prize is Adobe Creative Cloud license, worth of ~$1000. For each team member.

Prize is Icons8 subscription, worth of ~$200. For each team member.

Prize is Tilda subscription, worth of ~$120. For each team member.

Prize is awesome books

Prize is $200 cash

Prize is Storyblocks subscription, worth of ~$350. For each team member.

No categorial prize for that challenge. Eligible for the main prize competition.

Hackathon Schedule
Saturday, December 7
10:00-11:00 am
10:00-11:00 am
Teams Check-in
Here is how to get to Optoro https://youtu.be/xkq4-MPtLz4
Teams meet at Optoro to check in and meet our Experts.
After the check-in, teams are free to stay go to any location to work on your chosen challenge.

Please bring all the tools you'll need (find a list of suggested items here: https://t.me/s/uxresult)
Bring at least 2 laptops/tablets per team to work on and present your solution.

No participants will be allowed to enter the building after 11:00am
1:00 pm
1:00 pm
Lunch
Meat, Veggie, and Sweet Blins by Bel-Feast.
Healthy, unforgettable lunch for everyone at Optoro.

Don't forget that this is a social event! Take pictures and network!

Share your hackathon moments with the hashtag #uxresult
3:59 pm
3:59 pm
Submission Deadline
At four pm, each time must return to Optoro and prepare to present.
Link to the submission form will be published here later.

Submit your solution before 4pm. It should be publicly available via a link (you can use Tilda, Google Slides/Docs, or any other publishing tool).

The link to the submission form will be published here on Saturday and shared via Telegram.
4:00 - 5:00 pm
4:00 - 5:00 pm
Round of presentations A: Judges (for the main prize)
4 minutes per team, hard stop
There will be four judging groups. You will choose one of the four groups and present to Judges, team by team. Judges will evaluate your work based on a set criteria but will not give you any feedback.

Important: Be sure that your solution is available publicly for Judges and Experts to view!
Important: Make sure your team number is clearly visible!
4:00 – 5:00 pm
4:00 – 5:00 pm
Round of presentations B: Partner Experts (for smaller prizes)
4 minutes per team, hard stop
If you chose a partner challenge, members of each team can simultaneously present to partner company representatives (Experts).

Important: Be sure that your solution is available publicly for Judges and Experts to view!
Important: Make sure your team number is clearly visible!
5:00 - 5:10 pm
5:00 - 5:10 pm
Points calculated to determine the four finalists for the main prize and winners of the each partner challenge
There will be one winner per group (A) and one winner per challenge (B).
5:20 - 5:40 pm
5:20 - 5:40 pm
Final four presentations
4 minutes per team
The group winners will present again to the broader group of judges.
Judges will select one winner for the grand prize ($1000).
5:40 - 6:00 pm
5:40 - 6:00 pm
Awards
Prepare your cameras to capture the grand finale!
The grand prize winner will be announced. Partner challenge winners will also be announced.

Don't forget to share your photos and videos with the hashtag #uxresult
6:30 pm
6:30 pm
After party
We'll walk to the bar 2 blocks away to socialize and celebrate this amazing event!
At Astro Beer Hall
Contact Us
Don't afraid to ask anything
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