Design Thinkers

Where interesting people open up about lessons learned, problems to be solved and the transformative role design has played in their careers and lives.

Design Thinkers
  • Jasmine Friedl, the director of design at Intercom

    Spotify VP: The Biggest Design Problem to Solve is Still Diversity

    Published: March 26. at 4:00 AM

    Jenna Bilotta, VP of design, Premium, at Spotify, has been advocating for diversity at the leadership level since she landed her first big gig at Google. After all, she says, different perspectives drive the best design and that’s what we all want, isn’t it?

  • The Ongoing Evolution of DesignOps at Pinterest

    Published: February 26. at 6:00 AM

    Anne Purves, the director of DesignOps at Pinterest, is empowering design leads to take more ownership over their domains. It's helping to solve high-impact issues, but is it the future of DesignOps?

  • Jasmine Friedl, the director of design at Intercom

    How Intercom Creates Inroads for New Designers

    Published: February 26. at 5:30 AM

    Jasmine Friedl, Intercom's director of design, is rewriting the way design hiring gets done. Her pro tip? Leadership needs to take a chance on younger, less established designers. And they need to do it now.

  • How Open Design Transforms Culture at Abstract

    Published: February 26. at 5:00 AM

    At Abstract, design advocate Scott Welliver insists that nothing should be created in isolation. When you open yourself up to being transparent with the design process, good things are bound to happen.

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