Every three months, Shopify dedicates two days to Hack Days. And it’s flippin’ crazy. You have 48 hours to plan, create and execute a project.
When Hack Days finally arrives, literally everyone is doing something out of the ordinary. Gurus are out talking to merchants, the chefs are hacking on delicious breakfasts and homemade ice cream flavours, and people are working with teams they normally might never get the chance to.
In my year and a half as a designer at Shopify, I’ve been involved in a few Hack Day projects. Here are a few reasons why I get goosebumps every three months.