User Group Lead Product Designer
Accountable for both business and experience outcomes of the whole Artist & Content user group (30+ members), as well as team strategy and culture. A key influencer of a number of cross-functional initiatives across Melbourne, San Francisco and Berlin, including the shape and development of the design practice.
A significant part of my roles was dedicated to managing a team of 8+ designers and supporting the development of the whole design team (14+ designers) while actively working on building and maintaining the design practice. This involved coordinating activities to improve team collaboration, defining career development models and leading new initiatives to guide and inspire individuals while expanding the design toolkit, and upskilling and sharing knowledge to support a culture of continuous improvement.
Theme Lead Product Designer
Working within the Artist & Content user group, I was responsible for the experience, strategy and vision outputs of the theme.
In partnership with leaders across Research, Engineering and Product Management, I actively worked across multiple streams of design, identifying suitable practices, and utilising human-centred design methods to ensure solutions are both usable and desirable.
Key stakeholder of a number of initiatives across the organization, my role was also focused on planning strategic design activities to support delivery team goals while also aligning with business objectives and drivers.
As a Lead Designer, I managed a team of 4 designers, actively contributed to the foundation of the design practice, expanded the design team presence in the US while establishing a hiring process for designers.
Team Lead Product Designer
Responsible for the design output of a dedicated stream of work; working in collaboration with product manager and engineer leads in identifying, analysing and prioritising possibilities to improve the user experience.
Key stakeholder of the design team, I helped to evangelize design across the organization through the creation of design initiatives and cross-team collaboration.