Onboarding and Nurturing Junior Designers
More and more employers are posting openings for UX designers — often with 3 or more years of experience. This makes the job hunt frustrating for junior designers in need of a foot in the door, and employers could be missing out on talent eager to grow and learn. At the same time, employers may not have the resources available to grow and nurture junior designers to be productive team members.
So what does it take to onboard and nurture new designers? What steps can employers and junior designers take to create a symbiotic relationship?
Our panel of experts discussed these topics and more.
Kristin Sinclair, Strategy + Experience Design Lead, AVO
Eunji Jeong, Senior User Experience Designer at The Home Depot
Stacey Fatica, Former Director of Global Digital Design at Hyatt Hotels
Cindy Brummer, Creative Director, Standard Beagle