hackathon

Great ideas can come from anywhere—at Lucid we truly believe that. While it’s not directly listed in our core values, all four of our values create space for us to find and deliver the best ideas at Lucid. Teamwork over Ego — It’s not about where an idea comes from,…

Lucid’s company-wide Hackathon is a summer tradition. Three days of intense teamwork with the goal of producing creative, ambitious projects that could transform our products. For those three days, my team modified hundreds of stylesheets to implement custom theming, including Dark Mode. As a summer intern, here’s what I learned…

Since the beginning of my internship at Lucid, I have had great experiences thanks to the great number of activities the company offers to all employees, including interns—we’ve been on hikes, a company retreat, and even a rodeo. One of my favorites, however, was Lucid’s hackathon. What is a Hackathon? Lucid’s…

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Lucid’s core values include innovation, passion, excellence, and initiative. And we consciously find ways to ensure that teams live those values: when you come into our office, you can even see these words among other values painted on a wall as a reminder.  One of the ways we promote Lucid…

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About a month ago, I attended my first Atlassian Connect Week in Austin, Texas. If you haven’t heard about Connect Week before, you’re not alone. It’s a relatively new event series that Atlassian started in 2016. These events are targeted at Atlassian Marketplace developers: if you have an app idea,…

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We’ve all seen movies and heard stories about boisterous internships at large, established tech companies. All play; no work; food; parties; nerds—what more could an undergrad want? Unfortunately, all that hype can lead would-be interns to overlook smaller companies offering comparable, if not better, experiences. With that in mind, here…