Product Design team handbook
The purpose of this handbook is to provide more details on the Product Design roles, processes, and relations to other functions within the organization to foster success for employees in this role. This handbook may be shared with other functional areas so they may gain a better understanding of the Product Designer role, and develop a greater understanding for responsibilities and interaction areas.
The Product Design team includes (in alphabetical order, by their username on https://community.mattermost.com):
- @fiona.yang (intern)
Product Designers are organized within the R&D area of Mattermost; however, they have interactions with all departments and areas to ensure success of the product.
Product Designers are responsible for working with Product Managers to carry out the strategic priorities of the product. They are tasked with ensuring the product is designed to meet customers and users existing and future needs. Understanding that each client and user have their own set of specific requirements, use cases, and preferences; a Product Designer must understand the patterns and experiences across a broad range of input and focus on exploiting value in the areas that will provide the greatest return for the largest audience.