3 Questions to Ask When Hiring Your Startup's First Designer

3 Questions to Ask When Hiring Your Startup’s First Designer

My first job as a UX designer was fresh out of grad school at a small startup with six people. It wasn’t a great fit. I’d come from the world of print graphic design and had never designed a real-world digital software product. Even though I was enthusiastic, I had no experience to call on to know how to reconcile UX tradeoffs or convince the team why one design decision was better than another.