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T-Shaped vs. V-Shaped Designers

Job openings typically cast a very restrictive frame for candidates, with long lists of expectations and requirements. But what if this narrow focus can overlook the value of “V”-shaped designers who excel by crossing boundaries, connecting dots, and innovating beyond rigid boxes?

The Many Roles In UX #

A chart of user needs and business needs from problem space to the solution space.

A chart of user needs and business needs from problem space to the solution space, which includes analysis/strategy, UX research, operations, and interaction design

The many roles and “boxes” in UX

T-shaped employee vs. V-shaped employee, a visual representation, with both letters in the foreground, highlighting the difference in gradually broadening knowledge in adjacent areas for V-shaped employees compared to shallow knowledge in a broad range of areas for t-shaped employees.

 

 

 

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Posted on: July 8, 2024, 6:51 am Category: Uncategorized

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