Senior Product Designer at Cognizant Softvision. Carefully handcrafting experiences since we were called Web Designers.
The Design Team (mid-2016)

The Roots

Back in late-2013, when I was at my previous job, a high-school colleague of mine told me that the company she’s working for, needs a Designer. Five days later, I had my contract signed with them. Thanks, Ildi! :-)

The company was a small software development firm in Cluj (Romania)…

The Dilemma

There comes a time in each creative professional’s life when they confront a brutally basic question: should I stay or should I go?

Reasons can vary from person to person. You may have some active job offers in the pipeline, maybe you want to scale to new career levels or…

I recommend this article to those who consider getting into the software development industry, in one of the various Designer roles that are available, regardless of the current seniority level or industry they work in.

Background

I started to design random things on my computer at the age of 16, when…

It all started as an experiment.

I work as a Design Team Lead at Rebel Dot, a software company in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, where I oversee the professional development of my team. Last summer we had been brainstorming how to practice Design Sprints on fictive clients for a couple of weeks…

Botond Palkó

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