FAQs

The Event

What are the UXUK Awards?

The User Experience UK (UXUK) 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.

When are the 2018 UXUK Awards Presented?

Thursday 22nd November 2018, from 18:00 – 21:30.

Where are the 2018 UXUK Awards?

At The Crypt on the Green, St James Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell Close London, EC1R 0EA.

Who can attend?

Spaces for the UXUK Awards event are limited and therefore priority is given to entrant and those shortlisted. However, non-entrants are welcome to apply for tickets to attend.

How much are tickets?

The tickets to attend the 2018 UXUK Awards are free!

Submitting an Entry

Who can submit entries for nomination?

Nominations are open to anyone involved in a user-centric project. This can be your own project or simply one you think deserves it. The Awards are open to in-house / client teams, agencies, companies, designers, department managers and university students.

Can I nominate more than one project / piece of work?

Yes! Simply hit the “+” on the ‘Submit your entry’ page.

Does the project / work I nominate need to have been completed within the year of the Awards (2017 – 2018)?

For the UXUK Awards 2018, we require nominations to have been launched / created / started etc. no more than four years prior to the year of the Awards.

How are the Award recipients determined? Who selects the winners?

The Award winners are determined by the judging panel.

After the application deadline, the judges review all submissions and determine a shortlist of no more than 5 nominees in each category. This shortlist will be announced by the end of September and the nominees informed immediately.

Next, the judges meet to critically discuss the nominations within the context of the category. Following this discussion, the judges then cast their votes thus determining the recipient of the award. The winners will be announced at the Awards ceremony and a list placed online after the awards.

What criteria will be considered by the judges during the selection process?

See our guide to the judging criteria.

How many UXUK Awards are presented? What are the categories?

In 2018, there are 11 Award categories, plus a ‘Dark UX’ Award that will be voted for by our audience. Learn more about the award categories.

Can I nominate myself for a specific category?

When you submit your entry, you can give a guide to the judges regarding the category you think fits your project best. However, the ultimate decision is up to the judges.

How many categories can I be nominated for?

You can be nominated for 1 or all 10 categories. The possibilities are endless!

How do I submit my project/company/work for nomination?

For submission guidelines, easy to follow steps, and the online submission form please refer to our how to enter guide.

Do I have to pay for submission?

We charge a small entry fee. There is an Early Bird discount until the 30th July 2018, where the price of entry is only £30 +VAT. After this date, the entry fee will be £50 +VAT.

Charities and students may enter for free!

Are UK-based projects the only work eligible?

The UXUK Awards celebrates projects/work rolled out in the UK. This can be any company, client or designer – international or local.

Is there a monetary award?

No. There is no cash prize for winning a UXUK Award. Winners receive a UXUK trophy and any sponsored prizes.

What is the timeline for nomination submission?

All nominations must be completed and submitted by Friday 28th September 2018.

Will I be able to edit my nomination after I submit it?

Once submitted, all entries are considered final.

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