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Design Jams are one-or-two-day design sessions, during which people team up to solve engaging User Experience (UX) challenges. Learn more about Design Jams.

Design Jam London 1 - #djl1

With support from Mozilla Labs, City University London & Johnny Holland, we're happy to announce that the first London Design Jam will take place on the 20th of November.

Tickets are free, and are available on Eventbrite from Monday, Nov 8th, 1pm.

Local Champions

Feel free to contact any of the following with questions and queries.

The Topic

What is the ideal interface to track & trace relevant online content, visited across multiple devices and locations? Lets explore how users can quickly and effectively access web content, that they have seen via multiple devices and locations...

Every day people consume megabytes of web content – on a myriad of internet-enabled devices from varying locations. This content is typically re-located through:

Some things to consider:

Teams

Add your Team Name below and then create a team page including things like team members, their online identities etc. Most importantly document your day outputs as effectively as possible

Team 1 - OPTIMATES

Team 2 - Personified

Team 3 - Team Trois

Team 4 - FourTeam

Team 5 - The Sharpiest

Team 6 - Fruit Pastiles

Team 7 - SevenHeaven

Team 8 - UXBASTARDS

Team 9 - Bucket

Post Event: Thoughts and Reviews

Post Event: Twitter, Photos and Videos

Twitter

Flickr

Event Details

Main info
Directions to venue

The City University campus is quite big, so here's how to find the Design Jam studio:

You need to sign it at the main desk in the University Building. We'll put up signs for you to find room.

The University Building overlooks Northampton Square:

Day Schedule

Schedule for Design Jam London 1
[08:30 – 09:15] Doors open
[09:15 – 10:00] Welcome, team building, design challenge announced
[10:00 – 11:45] Teams start tackling the challenge with a Research & Explore phase
[11:45 – 12:30] Interim presentation/feedback phase
[12:30 – 13:15] Lunch
[13:15 – 14:45] Design phase: Wire-frame/UI exploration, storyboards, prototypes, guerrilla testing
[14:45 – 15:00] Tea break
[15:00 – 16:00] Continue design phase, prepare final presentation
[16:00 – 17:45] Final presentations
[17:45 – 18:00] Wrap-up and we’re off to the pub

Other Important Info

When will the teams be formed?

Teams will be formed on the day, so don’t worry about that for now. Please think about what skills you contribute, and what you would like to learn – you will need that information.

What’s the design challenge?

There will be one challenge for all teams, that will be announced on the day. No need to prepare anything! It’s not a competition and there is no prize to win.

What happens to the ideas we come up with?

To facilitate the free exchange of ideas, all outputs, visualizations and other contributions you make during the day must be contributed under the Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) license.

What do I need to bring?
Food and drink

We won’t be providing food and drink for you (unless we find some last-minute sponsor). There’s a shop inside the building we’re in at City University, you can buy drinks, snacks and sandwiches there. For lunch, it would be great if you could bring your own, and even greater if you could bring some to share, potluck style.


Supporters


Mozilla Labs Concept Series

The Mozilla Labs Concept Series is a hub of community activity to encourage innovation and experimentation for the Web via design and development. Their aim is to provoke thought, share ideas, facilitate discussion, and inspire the future vision of the Mozilla project, Firefox, and the Web as a whole.

@MozConcept & @MozLabs on Twitter latest news and updates.


City University London

City University London - providing students, the professions and business with the knowledge and skills essential to the success of London as a world city. Our Postgraduate courses include MSc's for Electronic Publishing and Human-Centred Systems.

Computing and Information Science staff and students benefit from state-of-the-art premises in City University London's historic College Building. Located in the heart of London, our approach to education draws on more than 100 years of tradition.

The purpose-built space includes specialist teaching rooms, a SAP Product lab and a high-tech Human Computer Interaction Design lab supported by The Vodafone UK Foundation.

@CityUni_HCID on Twitter

Johnny Holland

Johnny loves interaction. Johnny loves creativity. Johnny loves sharing. And Johnny loves you.

Johnny is an open collective talking, sharing and finding answers about all aspects of interaction design. It’s about you, me, us.

@JohnnyHolland on Twitter

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