Join with people passionate about great product and UX design for hands on design focused action at Zalando's Tech Hub. Taking inspiration from "musical jam sessions" and in the spirit of experimentation, co-operation and friendly competition, teams will have 48 hours to develop brand new products and user experiences inspired by a shared theme.

    Build your

    Creative Confidence

    Design enthusiasts will be able to practice new methods, ideas and tools in a open and supported environment with professional coaches.

    Practice Doing

    not Talking

    Jamming focuses on creative output in which people with various backgrounds join solve problems, generate ideas and build prototypes.

    Become User


    It always starts with the user! Researching problems, working with user journeys, testing and building will always lead to the best solutions.

  • Ask Why!

    If you are interested in design methodologies, UX Design, Product management or all of the above, then this is your opportunity to learn and share.!


    The great thing about the jam is, that there are no boundaries. Design enthusiasts will be able to apply their methods and tools in a process to make the world a better place. Sustainability experts will be able to share their knowledge and be inspired by new ways of working. Students of all professions will work in an inspiring environment and learn more about both topics.


    A design jam can best be explained when it is compared to a music jam. For music jams people with various skills come together to play music. It is all about playing with each other, creating a unique atmosphere and learning from each other. The goal is not so much to produce a fantastic studio album. As an outcome some music jammers will form a band after the jam, others simply learned new ways of playing music.

  • Agenda

    Jam packed full of action!

    Our Jam follows along with the "double diamond" design thinking process and moving from need finding & problem definition, ideation & prototyping, and finishing with product demonstrations.

    We embrace moving fast & breaking things.


    18:00 - 21:00

    • Doors Open & Registration
    • Meet & Greet
    • Introductions
    • Pizza
    • Warm up & Team up
    • Theme Announcment
    • Brainstorming
    • Input Talk I


    9:00 - 21:00

    • Breakfast & Beats
    • Input Talk II
    • Warm up
    • User Research
    • Street Lunch
    • Need Finding
    • Persona and Use Cases
    • Ideation Creation
    • Idea Bazaar
    • Special Surprise 


    9:00 - 17:00

    • Breakfast & Beats
    • Rapid Prototyping
    • Demonstration Preparation
    • Demo Day
    • I like & I wish
    • Tearful Goodbyes
  • Location

  • Jam Berlin x Zalando

    Partnering for a the best community building event of the year!

    Zalando is transforming from an e-commerce company into a multi-service platform that provides fashion as a service. We make it our mission to imagine and predict the infinite points of interaction between fashion and people - and develop the technology to make them possible.


    Zalando's Product & UX departments work in close collaboration with developers and others in agile teams. We give teams as much autonomy as possible so they can innovate quickly. We employ an evolving mix of user-centered methodologies, lean UX practices and design thinking.

    Jam Berlin is a non-profit gang of international service design aficionados who all share a common belief that collaborative tools and design processes can be used to create positive change. Working as part of the global design jam's run around the world with 80+ other countries and thousands of other designer enthusiasts.


    Jam Berlin runs three jams a year the Service Jam, Governament Jam & Sustainability Jam. Jam Berlin focuses on building and supporting the service design community in Berlin by fostering talent and educating designers on new techniques all while have loads of fun!



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