Friday, October 14 • 9:30am - 10:15am
Designed to Grow: How to Manage and Retain Top Design Talent 

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How might we maintain stability and grow our design org in a time of rapid change? How might we re-conceptualize design’s role in the 21st century?

Let’s design a support for designers. We must commit to equitable professional development and world-class design management across the organization.

Regardless of whether someone is a manager or an individual contributor, or whether they’re a designer, researcher, or content strategist, here’s how you can support, grow, and retain your design team:
  • Assess equitably using objective criteria, transparent ratings, and calibration
  • Enable sustained, personal growth through skills development and internal mobility
  • Support design managers by developing a baseline, making a plan, and making it specific to designers 

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Joyce Wong

Associate Director, Wayfair
Hi! I have over 14 years of UX experience at both start-ups and large companies in five countries around the world, and I currently work at Wayfair. I've improved the experience for online shoppers and am focused on supporting design managers. I'm also passionate about the intersection... Read More →

Friday October 14, 2022 9:30am - 10:15am EDT
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