“Dan’s content is very practical, actionable and useful. There are always plenty of useful insights and nuggets of wisdom that you can apply to your project right away!”

Vitaly Friedman, Editor of Smashing Magazine

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Design your leadership journey

Mastering technical skills is just your starting point in the design world. To truly lead, inspire, and leave your mark on the industry, you'll need to cultivate skills in communication, leadership, feedback, and strategic thinking. This guide is your roadmap to evolve from a designer into a design thought leader.

  • Holistic skill development: Learn not just the 'what' but also the 'how'—from goal setting and networking to giving and receiving feedback.
  • Career roadmapping: Discover how to assess your level, set meaningful goals, and develop a career manifesto to guide your path.
  • Effective communication: Master the art of sharing your work, requesting feedback, and demonstrating your value to stakeholders.
  • Personal branding: Build a compelling personal brand that sets you apart in the crowded design field.
  • Practical interview prep: Get ahead with actionable strategies for CV writing, portfolio presentation, and acing design interviews.
  • Thought leadership: Elevate your role from being a designer to a problem solver and thought leader in your organisation.

Dan Winer – Design leader.

I've been designing professionally since 2007, mainly as a product designer and manager. For the last few years, I've led design and research teams and helped designers do their best work. Currently Head of Design at Smile.io, and mentoring designers around the world.

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