We are offering one free place on our upcoming Prototyping course. Just fill out the application form below to win.
We are especially looking for applicants who have been hit by the Covid-19 pandemic, including NHS workers and people who lost their jobs or were furloughed. The competition is open for anyone to apply, however special weighting will be given to those issues.
The course is 3 sessions long, 2.5 hours each, held on the 16, 19, 21st July. Make sure you can attend all three sessions before you apply. On the course you will learn a range of prototyping techniques and apply them to a real-world challenge with guidance from our expert coaches. You will leave the course knowing how to take any concept and create simple mock-ups and models that you can put in front of users. The course will be facilitated by Goldie Chaudhuri and Dave Caygill.
Goldie is the Learning Designer at Design Thinkers Academy London. She has been a Visiting Tutor for Innovation Design Engineering and Global Innovation Design at the Royal College of Art and with the Dyson School of Design Engineering at Imperial College London, having previously earned an MA/MSc in Innovation Design Engineering herself. Most recently, Goldie has been a Research Associate in Sustainable Design Engineering and a Designer-in-Residence with the Institute of Imagination. Before transitioning to design, Goldie studied Computer Engineering and spent 7 years working at Microsoft in various innovation labs, including geospatial databases, the future of the internet, and the Hololens augmented reality prototyping team.
Dave Caygill is a board level executive leader with 20 years experience in strategy, digital and innovation. His roles centre on shaping long term futures for brands, specialising in creating sustainability strategies to enhance their ESG credentials to unlock a competitive advantage. He identifies rising trends, emerging customer needs and technology to create great new propositions and change strategies. As a qualified Design Thinker and master facilitator, he’s comfortable leading a senior group of people through the innovation adventure, engaging effectively with the whole organisation, from c-suite to the front line, getting to the root of challenges and unlock opportunities. As a graduate of the Cambridge University Institute for Sustainable Leadership he’s able to advise on the knotty environmental and sustainability questions our clients face today. His work has been awarded a Silver Lion at Cannes in Innovation for Formula E’s ‘Attack mode’ and has developed the UK National Lottery’s most successful new draw, driving close to £300m incremental revenue annually. Other key brands he works with include Starbucks, Samsung, Yum! Foods, MINI and Mastercard.