#INCLUSIVE: DIGITAL PRODUCT DESIGN CHALLENGE

A 7-day Design Challenge with Adobe.

 
 

Role

Research , Strategy, Concept Ideation, UX/UI, Prototyping

TEAM

Lauren Padula- XD
Alin Intravisit- Marketing

TOOLS USED

Sketch, Adobe XD

CLIENT

In collaboration with Adobe and FIT.

Overview

Digital Product Design Challenge is a 7-day Design Challenge that is a collaboration between FIT’s Creative Technology & Design, Fashion Business Management (FBM), and Adobe’s XD product team.

The Challenge

To create an innovative digital product concept that will help make FIT a more inclusive community. This challenge is a part of a FIT Diversity Council Grant Project, #IMPACT: Creativity for Civility, Diversity, and Inclusion.

 

 

PRoblem

FIT community needs to bridge the gap between different groups because the community is separated into bubbles in terms of majors, clubs and offices.


Solution

FIT Connect is an application that would connect FIT community across clubs, majors and offices.

 

What is the best way to bridge the gap?

DISCUSSION

Hot topic discussions in a no-judgment zone.

MEETING

Collaboration through events, Cross-functional committee meetings or workshops.

TRAINING

Education from experts on intercultural communication.

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Events

This section presents events in an easy-access calendar form which allows users to sign up to attend events happening around campus. Ask to co-host with other clubs’ events or programming on campus.

Topics

Discuss different topics, express your views, and read opinions from all perspective.

Connect

Is a cross-major, cross-office, cross-department mentorship program to help individuals deeply connect with others outside their own circle. Connect also offers faculty, alumni and staff mentorship pairing.

 
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FIT Connect allows FIT community to still identify with their own comfort bubble, but also communicate, create and connect with fellow FIT individuals from all sorts of background. More importantly with many options on the app, FIT connect allows them to do so in their own way and in their own time.