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Introducing: The Hacking UI Podcast, Season 1 – Scaling a Design Team

Hi, I’m Sagi Shrieber, Product Design Director at a scaling startup, and with me (in the same company) is David – a Front End Developer lead.  We are also both entrepreneurs, bloggers, productivity/time-hacker maniacs, and all around tech geeks. So you see – these are the topics that we would probably discuss in the Hacking UI Podcast. If you’re into what we’re into – we would love for you to join us on this podcast and think you’ll find it super interesting!

In this season – which we called ‘Scaling a Design Team’ – we will be talking to great designers from top notch product companies to discuss team structures, responsibilities, and workflows. We’ll also be talking to them about design management, hiring, and culture. This is a chance for us to get an inside look at some of the best design teams out there and to understand how they fit in at different companies.

Episode 1: Billy Kiely, VP Product at Invision

In this episode we talked with the amazing Billy Kiely, VP Product of Invision.

Billy was the first designer at Invision, and he scaled the company alongside Clark, the CEO, with design thinking as one of it’s core values.
We talk about the structure of Invision’s product team, about how Billy made hiring decisions, what it’s like to work at Invision on a daily basis, and more.

This is our first episode, so we would love to hear your feedback! Write us in the comments!

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