New Years Designers’ Challenge - UX Hackathon

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Sponsorship Announcement!

We are very excited to announce we have partnered with the mighty Cogs Agency ( for this event! They will be providing beer and pizza to keep you all going during the challenge.

Check them out for new ux opportunities:


Mentor Announcement!

The following professional ux'ers are on board to help you guys throughout the evening:

Jay Tulloch ( - UX Designer at Sopra Steria (

Yael Levey ( - UX Mentor at CareerFoundry (

Sandra Sears ( - UX Designer for TalkTalk (

Andy Iosifescu ( - Freelance Interaction Designer

Neil Sampson - Professional UX Designer

Paola Miani ( - Senior User Experience Consultant at IG (

James Walters ( - UX Lead at Open Inclusion (


UX Designers HQ holds an all out UX challenge!


Welcome to London's first UX Hackathon! This event is a fast-paced crash course where beginners will get an overview of UX process and validation, while experienced designers will have a fast-paced practice session.

This event is a LOT of information, fast paced and challenging, and we're very excited to take you along for the ride.

Event Structure:

6:00pm - 11:30

Everyone will be put into teams and given a product concept with business goals, a list of potential products will be announced before the event.

On the night everyone will be briefed on the UX process in 5 stages and will have a fixed amount of time to complete each stage.

Stage 1 - User research & prep

Stage 2 - User testing 1

Stage 3 - Divide, coordinate & conquer

Stage 4 - User testing 2

Stage 5 - Iteration & pitch

We are looking for UX Designers, UI Designers, Marketers, Business & Product people to participate. ALL LEVELS OF EXPERIENCE WELCOME!

You will need:

- Your laptop

- Your favorite pen

- Your notebook or scrap paper

Note: This event is meant to be educational. Participants can be complete beginners in any of the team roles.

Stay tuned for more details including goodie bags, prizes and partners!

RSVP on Facebook:


UX Designers HQ is a meetup to unite the UX community in London - we welcome ux’ers of all levels who want to make waves in the tech world

This event is run by the CareerFoundry ( team! We are looking for UX partners so if you’re interested get in touch!