UX Hack is an invite based community. In case you already have an invite code, you can go ahead and sign in using LinkedIn here. Otherwise, you can apply using this link. Or another option is to check in your existing network who already has access. They can invite you and then you will be automatically become a contributor.
From UX Hack’s perspective, having a prior experience in any capacity is good to have but not mandatory. If you are someone who has a creative bent of mind and can look everything from a user perspective, we believe you can use this platform to test your skills..
Once you login, you will see products and their requests against which they are actively seeking hacks. You will need to explore the products and if you are able to identify any hacks, you can submit it from your dashboard.
UX Hack's focus is to get contributors to provide actual solutions and not high level best practices. Hence, in order to ensure, your Hack can be qualified, our experts will evaluate its overall value to the product and accordingly will either approve or ask you for further modification.
If your hack is published and is approved by us, the requester will be able to see the hack on their dashboard. From UX Hack perspective, your hack is valid. However the acceptance of the same is finally with the company. However, if it is accepted, there is a provision for requester to click on accept link. Once done, the same will also reflect on your profile.
As your contributions are approved, UX Hack will reward points based on UX Hack points system at each stage - submission, approval and acceptance by company.
Once you reach a minimum threshold, you can use your points to get different type of vouchers for e.g: Amazon. Also, you will get a dedicated profile link indexable by search engines that you can use to attract potential employers.
UX Hack is a professional crowdsourcing platform that helps companies to get quick UX feedback and solutions for their specific problems around user conversion, user retention and user engagement.
Let us give you a quick walkthrough of UX Hack dashboard & how to proceed!
Review your base product
Use 'My Account' section to review the base product details we have fetched from the website you provided. Go ahead and edit it to make it as comprehensive as possible. You see it also helps boosting your SEO! P.S: Use 'Options' icon to view Menu options when in mobile view
Provide more details to UX problem.
Update details about your UX request campaign from 'My Requests' section. Add all the necessary details which will help our contributors provide much more informed inputs.
As your request goes live, once you start receiving inputs, the same will be available under 'Received hacks' section. You can get more clarification, accept and reject from this section.
By default, your available quota is 1. An Upgrade button is automatically shown as your available quota become less than 3.
Let us give you a quick walkthrough of UX Hack dashboard & features Keep calm and see how you can use it to build a rewarding professional profile.
Use 'Suggest Wall' to recommend a real UX improvement to any brand on this planet! If you are the first one to suggest improvement for that brand, your name will also appear on the wall!
Solve open challenges
Use 'Open Requests' to view all the official challenges that a company has posted. Provide solutions and get noticed!
Share real inspirations!
Impress community by hunting down real UX inspirations you have come across being done by a brand. The more your content is shared, the more visibile you get!
Participate in hackathons!
Time to time, we conduct virtual and physical hackathons. You can view upcoming events on the events section and if participating, use 'event requests' tab to view hackathon problems.
Earn reward points (RPs) for every improvement or inspiration we accept. And for official challenges, earn more points if company accepts your solution. Redeem it against Amazon, Uber, Bookmyshow vouchers etc. Current points value is 5 RPs = USD 1
A public profile which gets boosted by each successful activity you do on our platform. Along with it, your level of expertise gets improved. You can use your profile link on any channel!