Any business is, first and foremost, based on people. Having the right people on board is a key factor for success. Recruiting a new employee or a freelancer is always difficult and crucial.
Hiring a product designer is no different than any other profession. However, there are some unique aspects that need to be considered when hiring a product designer (as an employee or a freelancer). In this article, I list ten product designer characteristics and skills and explain how to approach each of them in the recruiting process.
Preliminary to the recruiting process, you have to define the product designer’s job and your expectations, and to prioritize the value of each of the below list aspects accordingly.