Design Frontiers is a day-long event where students use human-centered design to conceptualize and ideate solutions to real world problems that companies face. We partner with industry leaders to craft a hands-on experience that includes a design sprint and accompanying product talks. This event unites students across disciplines and showcases how design thinking can apply to a wide range of fields beyond UX and product design.
Product Designer, Intuit
Product Designer, Intuit
Product Design Researcher, Intuit
Intuit founder, Scott Cook, created the secret sauce behind designing and developing successful products. We’ll walk you through Intuit’s Design for Delight (D4D) Methodology as your foundation going into the design sprints.
DIY taxpayers lack confidence on how to use the TurboTax Live feature to access expert agent help. Design an improved on-boarding experience that will demonstrate the value of the product resulting in higher satisfaction and confidence when filing taxes with TurboTax.
Mint’s user base is 20 million customers and comprises of members with different debt mindsets (from early-stage to financially savvy) and varying stages of financial management. How can we create a community in which our customers find value within this network, engage and ask questions?
Intuit Product Talk
Intro to Human-Centered Design
What is Design Frontiers?
Design Frontiers is an event consisting of a design sprint and accompanying lighting talks. The event will increase cross collaboration of students across multiple disciplines and show UC San Diego students, through a hands on experience, how design thinking can apply to various fields. Our goal is to focus on design beyond UX and product design. This quarter we will focus on Intuit's application of design in its products and company as a whole.
Where will the event be?
The event will take place in the Qualcomm Room at the Jacobs School of Engineering at UC San Diego.
What is a design sprint?
A design sprint is an interactive process where participants have the opportunity to collaborate and use design thinking principles to rapidly innovate solutions to a given task under a time constraint.
What is design thinking?
Design thinking is an ideology that advocates for a people-centered approach to innovative problem solving. The design-thinking process comprises of the key stages of empathizing, defining, ideating, prototyping, testing, and implementing.
Why should I attend?
Who will be attending?
Attendees are expected to be UCSD students from the undergraduate community, graduate students, professors, industry professionals and more.
Where can I find parking on the day of the event?
You can find parking at the Gilman Parking Structure.
Will there be food?
Yes, we will be providing lunch and plenty of snacks throughout the day.
We collaborated with Illumina, a cutting-edge biotech company based in San Diego, to explore how we can enhance medical interfaces and technologies.
Learn about our first Design Frontiers which was focused on creating digital educational experiences!