Do you have a passion for design and using your skills for social good? Do you want to improve your skills through mentorship and weekly design critique? Or perhaps you like seeing your designs come to life and be used by real people? Hack4Impact designers work closely with software developers and the product manager to create an impactful, user-centered product. You will go from researching and defining the problem, to ideation for solutions, to iterating upon your designs, and finally to handing off your designs to developers for implementation.
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Unite students to build well-engineered, user-centric, and impactful products for social change.
Hack4Impact believes in using tech for good. We believe in technology’s huge potential to empower activists and humanitarians to create lasting and impactful social change. We connect student software developers with nonprofits and other socially responsible businesses to develop powerful new tools for social change, enabling them to further their mission and better engage their clients. We work to foster a tight-knit community of dedicated students collaborating together to build a better society and to make technology more accessible and inclusive to underserved communities.
Designers collaborate in cross-functional teams to design the product from ideation to creating wireframes, mock-ups, and user interface designs with a core emphasis on user experience for the final product. They are responsible for the holistic design of the product down to the granular details of the UI.
See your designs come to life through close product & engineering collaboration. Work with devs to tackle edge cases and technical considerations.
Get feedback from designers and PMs across the org through weekly critique! Learn and grow with other students.
Learn from designers who have been working in industry to improve your critical thinking, interaction, and visual design skills.