This is the ability to guide and inspire a team of designers to achieve exceptional design outcomes while also fostering a positive and productive work environment.
Beginner competence definition
A beginner in design leadership has awareness of the importance of leadership in design and is able to follow and support the leadership of others.
Intermediate competence definition
Intermediate-level individuals understand basic leadership principles and approaches, and are able to lead design projects and teams effectively. They’re skilled in communicating design goals and motivating others.
Advanced competence definition
Advanced professionals are experts in leading design teams and organizations to success. They’re able to develop and implement innovative design strategies. We’ve found they also understand how to inspire and influence others to achieve design goals.