by Malthe Luda
first appeared on COBE
Being a designer means that you are the coolest and the most creative guy in your company?! — Hate to break it to you, but that is f***ing wrong.
First of all, being a designer means that you have the skills to implement ideas in a visual way. But, if you want to be a good designer, you need to push further and try to walk in someone else’s shoes — understand the intentions of stakeholders, motivation of each team member, and ideas behind the decisions of project managers. A good designer puts himself into the situation of the developer, and knows all tasks and concerns of a product owner. This article will help you to encounter all requirements, and push you into the next level of a real good designer.
The key is: be interdisciplinary.