Tips for Being a Hackathon Design Mentor
I recently had my first experience in a mentor role at a hackathon. I’m sharing my top takeaways to help other designers be more prepared for their first time as a design mentor:
- Focus on the hackathon.
You explicitly mentioned this twice in this article, and I couldn’t agree more! I have many a WordPress draft for articles JUST on this very aspect of user story writing. Specifying implementation details in a story (like “filter,” “button,” “slider,” etc.) is like nails on a chalkboard for me. The *designs* should specify the implementation. The…