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Becoming A Successful Product Designer by HeelsandTech: 9:40am On Apr 26, 2022
Having a University degree is essential but it won't stop you from becoming a successful Product Designer.

The major interest of recruiters in Tech, is the skill. The job we are about hiring you for, can you deliver?.. This has made us to take into consideration how to help those without a degree to transition into Product design.

What then are the steps?
1. Choose an area of Specialisation: It is important that you choose a particular niche because it help you focus and learn fast. Not just that, at the end it enables proper productivity and efficiency.

Regardless, having the knowledge of other areas is good too. Examples of areas you can Specialise in; Graphic design, logo design, web design, mobile apps.

2. Learn how to use the required software: In every job there are suitable tools to use and specific tools to carry out certain actions. This is where training is important with good learning platforms like ours. You get to learn very important tools that will help you deliver always.

3. Learn the theoretical aspect of your field: For every practical there is a theory. So it is important to understand the story behind the practical. This is because as a Product designer you are interested in the user experience of your product.

4. Learn User Experience: Understand what will suit your suit your users. You do not want to create an unfriendly interface that your users won't love. So learning about the user experience is one of the things you should invest in.

5. Build an impressive portfolio: This can be done by joining training like ours, where you work on projects that can be added to your portfolio.

You can also collaborate with other people to work on a project. You can also pick up designs that are not properly done, work on it again and fix it in your portfolio stating the correction you made.

If you are able to do all these, your no degree situation won't stop you.

You can start by enrolling in the next cohort of our Product Design class.

Send us a DM on Instagram to register´┐Ż

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