How is design structured in your organization?

over 6 years ago from Cody Iddings, Experience Designer for the moving world

  • Andrew ZimmermanAndrew Zimmerman, over 6 years ago

    Designers and organizations can mean many things. For example, at my employer, "Designer" is a job title that manages construction personnel, obtain permits and easements for facilities, and liaise between construction partners and the customers. These designers reside in an engineering department within other separate business units.

    Visual designers sit in Corporate Communications

    Product designers sit in Marketing

    The content designer and UX designer sit in Marketing (not in the same unit as product designers) and work on the corporate website.

    IT has no UI/UX/interactive designers

    Note: Corporate Communications, Marketing, and IT all report to different leadership. From my incomplete knowledge interaction between product management and visual designers only occur within a new product design/launch. IT-based design work is ad-hoc and may occur on projects.

    Context: 12,000 employees

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