The RGD Designathon is a 12-hour design challenge where design students and recent grads work in teams on a real-life design projects for non-profit organizations.
Non-profit organizations are invited to apply to be considered for the event where teams of design students and recent graduates led by senior creative professionals will provide pro bono design services. Apply here (The deadline is September 10, 2018)
The event takes place Saturday, September 29, 2018 from 8:00 am - 9:00 pm in a variety of time zones across Canada. For this event, teams will be meeting in creative studios in Halifax, London, Ottawa, Toronto and Vancouver.
Reviews from past non-profit participants:
"The Designathon was invaluable both for myself and for our organization. I can't thank the RGD and the team enough. This experience will no doubt be one of my highlights this year."
"To see their enthusiasm, energy and to hear the amount of detail that went into every design aspect was astounding. We found it valuable to be able to talk with the team one-to-one and have a meaningful discussion about our wants and to learn from the experience of working with an efficient and creative design team."
"We were very lucky to have such a brilliant group of designers. This event had a very positive impact. Fantastic job!"
"I'm just so impressed with the organization of this event, the enthusiasm from the students involved and the quality of the final product."
"I hope that we are able to find another project that fits this event so that we can participate again!"
Photos by Eric Forest RGD.