Reflecting on the lessons I’ve learned a year in my career as a product designer and the difference between being a design student and working in the industry.

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A vector graphic displaying the number 1 surrounded by circles

In May 2019, I graduated from a three-year college program and started the beginning of my product design career. Now we’re here, May 2020, and I’ve officially reached my one year anniversary as a product designer.

I wanted to take some time to reflect on the past year and give some insight into my experience transitioning from being a student to working in product design. Having been in this position just a year ago, I know exactly how challenging it can feel trying to land that first internship or job opportunity. …

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Leandro Fernandez

Product Designer who is passionate about creating an emotional connection between products & people 💖

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