The Dubstech Protothon Wordmark 2020

The Online UX Hackathon

February 13, 2020 – February 15, 2020

Test your rapid prototyping and design thinking skills! Push the limits of your mind to make something amazing.


How Does it Work?

You’re used to the normal design process – now try it at 10x the speed. The added benefit is NO CODE. JUST DESIGN!

1. Understand the Problem

Pick a prompt from one of our tracks: classic, enterprise, or health. Each prompt gives you some info, but you’re encouraged to research the problem yourself!

Understand the Problem | Dubstech Protothon 2020
Understand the Problem | Dubstech Protothon 2020

2. Ideate & Sketch Solutions

Once you’ve got a grasp on the problem, sketch out your ideas. Create affinity diagrams, do some card sorting, draw up some mockups – keep iterating, whichever way works best for you!

3. Race to realize it digitally

After you’ve nailed your sketches, bring it up to high-fidelity. Use a prototyping tool like InVision Studio or Adobe XD to convert those drawings into something beautiful and interactive.

Understand the Problem | Dubstech Protothon 2020
Understand the Problem | Dubstech Protothon 2020

4. Submit & Win Prizes!

Submit your prototype and our esteemed judges will judge your work. You might just win a prize!

The Tracks

Select a prompt from any one of the following tracks. The prompts will be released for each track on the day of the event.

Classic Track

Get a chance to focus on crafting a new experience. This could be a feature in an app, a redesigned website, or an entirely new platform! 

Enterprise Track

Design for business! This track focuses on empowering large corporations with the tools they need for daily operations, analytics, and business intelligence.

Valentines Track

Health is more important now than ever. Design to bring more certainty to the problems patients, healthcare workers and hospitals face today.

The Judges

Get an opportunity to get feedback from the best and brightest designers in UX!

Michael Robbins

Design Director, AWIP

Elise Livingston

UX Designer, Oracle

Cameron Luck

Sr UX Designer, Amazon

David Hoang

Head of Design, Webflow

Rishabh Aggarwal

UI Engineer, Facebook

Leyla Ibrahim

Consultant, Accenture

Janeen Sharma

UX Director, Kaiser

Max Brettler

Exp. Designer, Slalom

Darshil Vora

Design Lead, Salesforce

Rhea Jain

UX Designer, Real Self

Tsewone Melaku

Sr.Analyst, Accenture

What's Going Down

We will be updating this schedule with workshops. Stay tuned for future announcements.

Day 2

Sunday, February 14th (PST)

9:30 AM
HCDE Information Session
10:00 AM
Design Critique with Informatics
10:30 AM
Submit Designs
2:30 PM
Networking with Games Happy Hour
3:00 PM
Judging Begins
3:30 PM
Results + Awards + Closing Notes
6:00 PM

Day 1

Saturday, February 13th (PST)

Check-in Starts
9:30 AM
Opening Ceremony
10:00 AM
Breakout to Design!
10:30 AM
inVision Studio Workshop
12:00 PM
Webflow Workshop
2:00 PM
Happy Hour Hangout + Trivia Night
6:00 PM
Closing Notes
7:00 PM

Register Now

Everything we do is free – spots are limited so we recommend you register soon!


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