Chelsea Tan is a Product Designer at Shopify. Prior to Shopify, Chelsea had the privilege of shipping products from zero-to-one in high impact companies like Grab and Delivery Hero. She believes that building relationships and good communication are as key to being a good designer as solving complicated problems elegantly. As a self-taught designer, Chelsea is keenly aware of the difficulties budding designers face, and so is passionate about giving back by mentoring and giving talks in universities.
Join Ben, Chelsea, Vihar and Wenshu: all product designers for Shopify, as they talk through their learnings on how they've learned to demonstrate the true power that design can bring not only to your individual product teams but to the overall business as they touch on:
- The importance of establishing good design practices and what design behaviours they recommend to unlearn;
- Their approaches as a designers in setting up expectations, boundaries and limitations within their product teams;
- How and when to choose what battles are worth it; and
- What practices have their learned outside of design that has helped them work collaboratively with their peers