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What is Product Design? [Beginner’s Guide]

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Product Design: A Primer

Product design is the process of creating products that offer solutions to a problem in a specific market. Successful product design both serves a business and incorporates users’ needs. Product design includes digital tools, experience design, and physical products.

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Design Thinking encompasses five steps that all come back to solving the user’s problems:

  • Empathize. In order to design with a user focus, product designers first conduct research to learn about who they are designing for.
  • Define. Based on u...

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While UX designers and product designers are both user-focused problem solvers at their core, product designers and UX designers have different priorities. A product designer will focus more of their efforts on making a marketable and cost-effective product that is also easy to use. 

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The product designer role isn’t one-size-fits-all. Each employer will assign flexible responsibilities that can range from user experience to full-stack designer. Here are some responsibilities that a product designer may have in their job description:

  • User experience (UX)
  • User...

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Product designers go through a process that closely parallels the design thinking process, which includes:

  • Design and prototype
  • Test with users
  • Implement feedback
  • Launch a product
  • Measure and iterate the product

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  • Product designers rely on technical knowledge balanced with their creative ability. 
  • They need a sense of visual and spatial awareness that’s balanced with commercial awareness, in order to know what looks good, functions well, and will be a viable product for business purposes. 

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