The awards are judged by an accomplished panel of experts and industry leaders.
The judging is a rigorous two-stage process including pre-scoring to determine shortlists and a judging meeting where entries are discussed and evaluated in detail to decide the winning entries. You can find out more about the judging process here.
In the interests of transparency, we may give entrants an insight into why a winning entry was chosen.
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Rafael Brandao | Head de UX, Research & Business Insights | Telecine
Experience Design Manager passionate about Arts and Technology. For more than 15 years I’ve been working in several Advertising Agencies and Design Offices as an Interactive Art Director and UI/UX Strategist. Today, I’m the Head of Experience Design and User Studies at Telecine, a joint venture between Grupo Globo and the major Hollywood Studios. In 2012 I also concluded my Master’s degree in Design at ESDI/UERJ (Brazil) and IADE Creative University (Portugal). Alongside my current role at Telecine I’m an UX Design professor at Miami Ad School Brasil, the best creative school worldwide (Cannes 2019), a Mentor at Designed.org and AbeLLha and Vice President of the UX Committee of IAB – Interactive Advertising Bureau.
Liam Charnock | Product Designer (Apps) | The Very Group
Liam is a user experience and digital product designer specialising in app development. He has nine years experience working in technology roles for a number of start ups before joining The Very Group, the UK’s largest pure play retailer responsible for brands like Littlewoods & Very.
Liam plays a lead role in the design thinking and strategic discovery for the company’s app portfolio as they continue to innovate and grow the app experience with the goal of it becoming the channel of choice for their customers.
Liam’s work has been featured at The Retail Week Awards and is noted for his innovation work with global tech charity, Hacking Health.
Sara Sanna | Senior Product Designer | Expedia
Sara is a Product design manager currently working at Expedia group. She has 10 years of experience in building digital products for Web and mobile apps.
She's passionate about finding that sweet spot that combines customer and business requirements. More recently, she's been involved in empowering and supporting product designers to do their best work.