Working as a Designer at a startup requires deploying creative expertise across an organisation to help bring ideas to life and help the business grow as a result.
Designers need to be able to translate the needs of various other teams within their organisation into visual assets which can be used for a range of purposes, including marketing and product development.
Daily responsibilities include creating prototypes, building product designs and contributing to marketing campaigns.
"Design is a keystone part of a startup, and something that should be core to the new product"
"A designer in a startup knows how to multitask. He becomes a product manager, strategist and growth hacker"
What is the Role of Design in a Startup?
Is Design a part of mainstream startup culture? Absolutley.
"The world's most talented entrepreneurs are betting on design's role as an essential element within the startup to create a positive impact in the world"
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Why Great Design is Crucial
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