Product Design
Staffing & Recruiting

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What does a Product Designer do?

Product Designer is among the top roles at Academy. When you see the term “product designer," what is often being described is a hybrid UX/UI design role—a job that requires a mix of user experience and visual design skills. However, many product design positions also include a higher level of collaboration and management across teams, from ideation to development. They can help you design a new service, app, website or platform.

Skill Set:

  • Technical Skills: Proficiency in design tools like Adobe XD, Sketch, or Figma.
  • Soft Skills: Strong communication, problem-solving, and collaboration abilities.
  • Analytical Skills: Ability to interpret data and user feedback to make informed design decisions.

Product Designer Responsibilities:

Product design job listings often include the following responsibilities:

  • Partner closely with cross-functional teams to develop elegant solutions
  • Maintain, update, and add to the company's design system documentation and processes
  • Evaluate user observations and interviews to uncover insights and create an exceptional user experience
  • Inform and guide the work of team members by providing clear, helpful, and actionable feedback
  • Drive product design process from research, high level user journeys, concepts, wireframes, and prototypes all the way to excellent visual execution
  • Rapidly produce pixel-perfect and low-fidelity concepts and prototypes

How much does a Product Designer make?

Interested in understanding the earning potential within the UX profession? Utilize our UX Salary Calculator below to gain insights on what you should be earning or paying based on industry standards.

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