Or, 12 things I wish I knew 5 years ago

I’ve been at Opendoor for 5 years and have watched it grow from from 15 to 1,300 people. I’ve learned a lot by making a lot of mistakes along the way. Here are 12 things I wish I knew 5 years ago, when I first started at the company.

Product development

Be resilient when pursuing big ideas.

They…

Hear from Doni about growing up in Tanzania, starting his own business, and how advertising can do social good.

Open Book is a series of interviews where you get to meet our creative design team at Opendoor.

What do you do at Opendoor?

I’m a Senior Art Director on the brand design team, where I support marketing campaigns for both home sellers and buyers. …

Hear from Melody about establishing a research culture at Opendoor and how her identity as a first-generation American has shaped her.

Open Book is a series of interviews where you get to meet our creative design team at Opendoor.

What do you do at Opendoor?

I’m a user experience researcher. Because we’re a lean team right now, I work across most products with an emphasis on our seller and buyer experience. …

Hear from Claire about pursuing design as a study, what ballet has taught her, and getting back into illustrating.

Open Book is a series of interviews where you get to meet our creative design team at Opendoor.

What do you do at Opendoor?

I’m a brand designer! I partner closely with our marketing team to design everything from multi-channel campaigns to signage in Opendoor homes. My focus lately has been to evolve the visual language…

Hear from Nicolas about crossing the Atlantic to work at Opendoor, why disagreeing is healthy, and how exercise is essential to his work.

Open Book is a series of interviews where you get to meet our creative design team at Opendoor.

What do you do at Opendoor?

I am a senior brand designer on the brand team. Most of my time is spent on designing and building landing pages. …

Hear from Yuri about building customer empathy, immigrating to the US, and his YouTube channel.

Open Book is a series of interviews where you get to meet our creative design team at Opendoor.

What do you do at Opendoor?

I lead the product design of the home shopping experience, which includes the feed, search tab, detail page, filters and our design system. …

Billy Roh

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