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How New Collaboration Tools Are Changing the Role of the Designer

UX Designer Rahul Sen sheds light on how new ways of collaborating are shaping work processes and organizations.

Giorgia Lombardo
Jun 27, 2019 · 7 min read

The designer’s job is becoming more like the conductor of an orchestra, where everyone is playing various instruments. Designers are trying to bring these perspectives together in a harmonious way that doesn’t come off as noisy.

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I think designers need to work on a delicate balance to make sure that we’re never letting the tool carry us. In fact, it should be us carrying the tool.

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Our challenge is to make the right people script the right story and bring the story to life making everyone feel empowered and using everyone’s skill-sets. It’s important to be a synthesizer more than an individual contributor.

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Design Matters is back on Sep 18–19, 2019, in Copenhagen, to explore and uncover current and future trends in digital design.

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Thanks to Julie Søgaard and Rahul Sen

Giorgia Lombardo

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Editor of DeMagSign, content writer at Design Matters. I can’t live without tea and dark chocolate. Interested in design, society, and culture.

DeMagSign

DeMagSign

Read about new movements in digital design, the hottest UI and UX design trends, and design stories. You can find interviews with the most innovative and skilled designers. We want to share knowledge and continue the conversation with our community outside Design Matters.

Giorgia Lombardo

Written by

Editor of DeMagSign, content writer at Design Matters. I can’t live without tea and dark chocolate. Interested in design, society, and culture.

DeMagSign

DeMagSign

Read about new movements in digital design, the hottest UI and UX design trends, and design stories. You can find interviews with the most innovative and skilled designers. We want to share knowledge and continue the conversation with our community outside Design Matters.

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