Design Sprint

A design sprint is a framework for answering critical business questions through design, prototyping, and testing ideas with users.

Challenge Statement

Career Mingle invites you to participate in our 3 day virtual design sprint with the aim of providing community tech solutions. During October 1st – 3rd, Career Mingle conference attendees will participate in a virtual remote competition.

The goal of the design sprint is to provide a collaborative platform for attendees to provide UX/UI solutions, engagement platforms, apps, websites, tools, prototypes, visualizations that will support the economic development, health & wellness, quality of living, and social equality of communities of color.

Who Should Participate?

  • UX/UI Designers
  • Researchers
  • Front End & Back End Developers
  • Artists
  • Community Engagement
  • Business Leaders
  • Product Managers & Marketers
  • HR Professionals, Sales Professionals
  • Government Relations
  • Working Parents
  • Hospitality Professionals

3 Day Overview

Coalescing & Ideation

Learn how to identify users and brainstorm with intention.

  • Who is the user?
  • Brainstorm problem spaces
  • Regroup
  • Share problems with large group

Refining & Designing Solution, Interface, Wireframing

  • Refine problem space exploration
  • Pick one problem to solve
  • Explore solution spaces
  • Share solutions with larger group

Testing & Presentation

  • Refine solution
  • Prototype
  • Test prototype

Teams, Design & Development

Prior to the 3-day conference attendees will have an opportunity to learn more about the Design sprint, network and form teams. 

Possible Outcomes – Deliverables

  • Online community or membership dashboards
  • Career Pipeline Solutions
  • Community programs and awareness platforms.
  • Local Leadership/government awareness
  • Business solutions for small business owners & entrepreneurs
  • Assistance awareness (government, health, legal, business, etc)
  • E-Learning Platforms (K-12, Higher Education)
  • Childcare Innovation

Final Presentations

At the end of the sprint, teams will present their projects to a panel of judges who will select winners based on User interface, Design, and solution/prototype provided for desired outcome.

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