The User Experience UK Awards recognise excellence in user-focused digital or service design. They are a celebration of great and innovative UX offerings from organisations that take pride in offering the best possible online or joined-up experience.
2018’s judging panel will be announced shortly, but here’s the panel of expert judges for 2017…
The 2017 Judging panel
The 2017 Judging criteria
Best User Experience
This is the award to win. The Best User Experience Award will be presented to the very best of the best – the most inspiring, user-focused site, app or service.This is the award to win. The Best User Experience Award will be presented to the very best of the best – the most inspiring, user-focused site, app or service.
Best Entertainment and Leisure Experience
This award will be presented to the best, user-centric leisure or entertainment experience.
Not all efforts in user experience are undertaken to raise the bottom line. This category will recognise a not-for-profit website, app or service that has been designed with its audience in mind.
Best Public Sector
This category will recognise an app, website or service which presents information clearly, in an easy to access way and functions with good user experience within the public/government sector.
Best Transactional Experience
This category rewards the most user-focused experience when purchasing goods or services online.
Best Effect on Business Goals
Great customer experience often results in great return on investment. The winner of this award will be able to show the most successful example of effect over cost and organisational goals.
This category shines the spotlight on the most intelligent, ground-breaking innovation in building a service, app or website that is focused around customer/audience needs.
Best Information Experience
This category will recognise an app, website or service in any industry which presents information clearly, in an easy to access way and functions with good user experience.
Best Education or Learning Experience
This award will be presented to the best, user-centric educational or learning experience. This shines the spotlight on a beneficial learning and educational experience that has users at its heart, via a website or app.
Best AR/VR/IoT Experience
Augmented and Virtual reality are at the bleeding edge of interaction design and user experience. From industry to entertainment, this last year has seen the release of the first high-end consumer devices and as with all new technology, the best applications haven’t yet been thought of. This category will recognise the best applications for AR, VR and IoT this year.