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 · 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.

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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