The 5 Dysfunctions of a Design Team

As a design leader, advisor and coach, Andy helps founders scale and professionalise their design function. Over time Andy noticed a bit of a trend. Almost without exception, each design team went through the same set of crises, at roughly the same time. In this session, Andy will walk us through these different crises, and share some mitigation strategies he’s picked up along the way, in order to help your design team be as efficient and effective as possible.

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About Andy

User Experience Designer and co-founder of Clearleft, Andy is a best-selling tech author, curates the UX London and Leading Design conferences and helped set up The Brighton Digital Festival. Andy is a regular speaker at international conferences like SXSW, Awwwards and The Next Web. He currently runs an online community of over 1,500 Heads, Directors and VPs of Design, and is a founding member of Adobe's Design Circle. Andy has appeared on both the Wired 100 and BIMA 100 lists, as well as winning agency of the year several times running. Never happier than when he's diving some remote tropical atoll, Andy is a qualified PADI dive instructor and a retired shark wrangler, who is currently learning to fly.