Does redesigning a game room count as a hackathon project? I don’t know, but I couldn’t have chosen a better time to join the team! 4 days in a new UX designer, I found myself knee-deep in IKEA furniture and orange paint with fellow A-teamers Jeff, Jim, Foo and Elizabeth. While our super talented developers coded, we began a 24 hour quest to create a fun, comfortable space for meeting, gaming and interviewing.
In addition to this project’s cool factor, the updated decor will contribute to company morale and demonstrate to future employees how awesome it is to be a part of the AddThis family.
Here’s what the room looked like before:
We didn’t win the hackathon competition, but our project placed 4th in the popular vote. Here’s what we came up with:
If this looks like fun to you, check out our careers page. We’re always looking for talent and great minds to join the party!