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Design Manager, Booking.com
Jascha is an experienced design leader and people manager with more than ten years of experience. He currently works as a Design Manager at Booking.com, where he manages high-performing teams and leads high-priority strategic efforts. Throughout his career, he has directed and developed design organizations, driven design direction and strategy, and coached and mentored teams and individuals. He is passionate about the craft of design management, and actively involved in various leadership, management and mentoring communities.
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Oct 5th –
Design Manager Starter Kit: Traits, Skills, and Myths Debunked
Let's embark on a journey to help you determine whether design management is the path for you and pave the way for your start. This session will explore the skills and responsibilities of a great manager, and the competencies required to develop those qualities. Let’s debunk common misconceptions about transitioning from designer to manager, help you find out if a career in design management aligns with your goals, and equip you with the tools to set yourself up for success.
What will you learn?
Whether a career in management aligns with your goals
How to approach transitioning into design management
What key skillset and mindset will set new design managers up for success
Who is it for?
This class is for anyone considering transitioning into a management role, as well as those who have recently taken on a design management position but may not have prior experience in this area.