Product Designer + Design Lead. Weirdo. www.emelynbaker.com
So, a couple of years ago, I joined a start-up (of 6 people!) as the first designer. When I tell this to another designer, they’ll usually say something like this:
What’s in a name? Well, a lot, when it comes to defining roles and responsibilities in job. A job title is just a bite-sized description of what an employee does, but it does a lot: it confers responsibility, seniority, and skill in those 2–3 words.