Richard Sison

Becoming a design leader without becoming a design manager

Richard Sison Staff Product Designer at Roam Digital Roam Digital

Richard is a product designer who helps businesses solve impactful problems through research and collaboration.

He's passionate about design systems, user research and facilitating workshops. And also has a soft spot for UX writing and hand lettering.

He's currently a Staff Product Designer at Roam Digital where he works with global brands across various industries (such as fintech and crypto) and helps shape the design practice.

Becoming a design leader without becoming a design manager

Throughout my career, the management path always felt like it was inevitable. And I never really liked that.

Because if I want to grow in my career and contribute to the organisation in a meaningful way, why should that come at the expense of doing what I love?

Can’t I be a leader without being a manager?

In my talk I want to share my experience around the emerging path of “leadership as an individual contributor” and how I continue to help shape the design practice at Roam Digital while still growing in my career (on my own terms).

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