James Rhymer
Your friendly neighborhood product designer.
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Event Owl

Starting as a simple plug-in solution for our association clients, Event Owl has evolved into a full service event gamification solution for conferences and trade shows nation-wide. 🦉

Interactive Prototype: https://marvelapp.com/7b4g9dh

Role: Lead Product Designer

I gathered data from an array of conferences we'd attended and provided services for in the past. 🔍

I gathered data from an array of conferences we'd attended and provided services for in the past. 🔍

Based on ample feedback and data I was able to focus in on what features attendees used the most, and what they demanded to improve their experience during every conference and trade show.

Event Owl 2.0 became a masterpiece of new features, improved user experience, and a move to native iOS & Android platforms. 🙌

Event Owl 2.0 became a masterpiece of new features, improved user experience, and a move to native iOS & Android platforms. 🙌

Using social media standards to enhance typically dull social events. 🤝

Using social media standards to enhance typically dull social events. 🤝

Users are able to hop into a conference experience, share their excitement with attendees, and tag specific sessions to gather live data about the most popular sessions.

Improved agenda experience with previews of who's attending, and quick options for adding sessions to your personalized agenda with reminder push notifications. 🔔

Improved agenda experience with previews of who's attending, and quick options for adding sessions to your personalized agenda with reminder push notifications. 🔔

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We gamified every event by encouraging attendees to show up to sessions and interact with exhibitors to find a secret code. 👾

We gamified every event by encouraging attendees to show up to sessions and interact with exhibitors to find a secret code. 👾

Entering the code awarded users with points on the leaderboard! Users could see where they ranked among their colleagues.

The leaderboard was a huge success! Attendees were engaged and excited to be at conferences that would otherwise involve boring sessions and paperwork. 📎

The leaderboard was a huge success! Attendees were engaged and excited to be at conferences that would otherwise involve boring sessions and paperwork. 📎

We have so many stories of passionate attendees doing whatever they could to climb to the top of the leaderboard and win the grand prize. Anything from an iPad to a Bahama cruise.

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