Stop evaluating Product Designers like we’re Visual Designers
I cannot count the number of jobs I’ve been turned down for because the hiring manager was looking for someone with “more visual design chops.” It’s infuriating and I want to unpack why. — 1. Visual Design is Only Part of the Job I remember my first UX job and assignment very clearly. It was in early 2015 at an online ticketing company. I was tasked with adding a privacy setting so users could choose whether or not to share their contact information with venues. I remember looking at the settings page.