|9:00 AM||intro to UX | design challenge|
|10:00 AM||empathizing with Northrop Grumman|
|11:00 AM||think break with activities|
|11:30 AM||ideating with Ticketmaster|
|12:30 PM||lunch on the hill|
|1:30 PM||prototyping with creative labs|
|2:30 PM||design time|
|4:00 PM||design in industry panel|
|5:00 PM||closing ceremony|
UX Design Lead
UX Technical Fellow - Space Programs
Manager - UX Efforts
Lead UX/UI - Air & Space
Manager - Systems Engineering
Sr. Graphic Designer
Sr. Director – Design
Principal UX Designer - Space
Sr. Product Designer II
Director - Product Design
With the rise of technology, design thinking is a problem solving toolkit that puts humans and empathy at the forefront of products and innovation. Design thinking informs human-centered innovation by minimizing the uncertainty and risk of innovation by engaging customers or users through a series of prototypes to learn, test and refine concepts. Design thinkers rely on customer insights gained from real-world experiments, not just historical data or market research.
Design thinking is a human-centered problem solving approach that is permeating every industry, including fields such as medicine, engineering, and education. It is thus is limitless in its applications. For a more in-depth look at its use in a real world context, this Forbes article provides some examples.
Designathon will be held on April 6th this year. Be sure to apply before April 4th!
Whether you’re a complete beginner or seasoned pro, freshman or senior, you’re welcome to participate in this all-inclusive event. Apply today!
To prepare for the day of the event, you will need to bring some form of ID for check in and a laptop to work on. In terms of how to prepare for the final competition, you will not need to do prior research on design thinking because our workshops will be catered towards guiding you in the process of completing each step of your project by teaching the design thinking cycle, but it's highly suggested! Check our Facebook event page here for more resources.
Bring your Bruin photo ID or any government-issued ID to check in to the event.
Be sure to apply before April 4th using the apply button above!