Quantitative, qualitative, and even anecdotal information are all part of the equation. Three years building the growth team and PLG motion at a product analytics company will do that to you 😀
Leveling up the whole team is the fastest way to level up a product. When everyone is on the same page and moving in the same direction, everything becomes easier
Closely aligning customer value and revenue generation makes everyone happier. Transparent pricing, upsells, and expectations build trust and create repeat customers and advocates.
Every person has a different perspective and knowledge set. Each of those are necessary to target the right problem and get to the right solution... plus would it be a real design portfolio without saying something about "first-principles"?
Quick wins, paper cuts, polish, design debt... whatever you call them, they matter. Every piece of a product that isn't designed is still a design choice. Here's more about how I approach this.
These subtle cues not only make a product more inviting, they can actually make it easier to use. I literally taught the course on this stuff (and have had >3000 designers sign up!)
Thought I was going to become an 🏗️ architect
Became a 💻 digital product designer because architecture is 🏛️ 90% bureaucracy and 🎨 10% design
Did startups in the 🌁 Bay Area, freelance in 🏔️ Alaska, and remote work in 🦞 Maine
🤝 Partnered with you and your team?
Design is a big part of my personal life as well as my professional life. I’m certainly biased, but I’ve designed some pretty cool stuff outside of digital products too 👈
Any given weekend, there’s probably a pretty good chance I’m wandering around the 🌲 woods, playing with my 🐶 dog, or riding my 🚴♂️ bike.