Podcast: State of DesignOps 2021 – Where Careers in Design Lead Today

September 13, 2021

The Rosenfeld Review Podcast (Rosenfeld Media) · State of DesignOps 2021: Where Careers in Design Lead Today

Angelos Arnis is a strategic designer focusing on delivering experiences with humane principles. For the past 10 years, he has been working with product/service companies and startups, both in early and high growth stages.

Angelos is currently changing the ways of working at Posti Group, Finland’s postal service. He is a co-founder at Joint Frontiers, and a co-host of ‘Human, the designer’. Additionally, he is a community organizer at IxDA Helsinki, as well as an alumnus organizer of Joint Futures, DSCONF, & Junction Hackathon. In his free time, he enjoys making music, and playing computer games.

In this talk, Angelos discusses the State of DesignOps 2021 Global Report, and will be sharing this information during this year’s DesignOps Summit 2021 on September 29 – October 1. Angleos began his journey to better understand how one can position their career in design, which then led to exploring more questions that can present a wider range of answers on the subject.

The quantitative data collected for the report was done in the form of surveys, and Angelos has provided us with valuable insights around the state of design operations. Additionally, he will present relevant qualitative research during this year’s summit program. Some highly-anticipated questions Angelos answers in this podcast include:

  1. What DesignOps career opportunities are available to professionals in the field?
  2. What ladder-climbing opportunities currently exist in design?
  3. How would you describe the positioning of typical design practices?
  4. What surprises you most about the commonalities you’ve identified?

As of the time of this recording, the State of Design Ops 2021 Global Report has not yet been released. The full scoop will be available during the DesignOps Summit 2021  – don’t miss out!