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Progression Podcast

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As tech teams we're great at designing and building products and experiences that people love. But one thing that we still can't do effectively is design our own careers.With the help of regular contributors and special guests, we dig into why that is, tackling questions around managing vs making, m… read more

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#11: Braden Kowitz (Google Ventures, Range) on co-creating the Design Sprint, becoming a founder and his design journey

In this episode I'm talking to Braden Kowitz, an SF based designer and founder.

Braden's work has been hugely impactful on how we design today through his work on the Sprint book at Google Ventures. But his journey has also been an interesting one, leading from Google to working with startups to founding his own, Range.

We talk about finding meaningful work, bucking the trend of an expected design career, the dangers of a rigid ladder in a small team and much more.


Braden's Links

Range: https://www.range.co/

Braden's personal site: https://kowitz.co/

Braden on twitter: https://twitter.com/kowitz

The Sprint Book: https://www.thesprintbook.com/


Sponsor: Onfido πŸ™Œ

This episode is sponsored by Onfido! They're ruddy great, and are looking for a VP design (amongst other interesting design and product roles). Check out their open jobs here: onfido.com/jobs

Want to sponsor an episode, or suggest a guest? Email podcast@makegrow.co to get straight to me.


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