Justin Zalewski - Solo to Squad: How freelancing prepares you for agency life
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In episode 45 of The Product Design Podcast, Seth Coelen interviews Justin Zalewski, Director of Product Design & Strategy at Studio Science, a design and innovation agency that exists to help smart businesses deliver experiences that work better.

During our talk, Justin shares his experience building a successful freelance business, offers advice on breaking into the UX space, and gives advice on building and leading a design team at an agency.

During our interview with Justin, you will learn:

πŸ‘‰ How Justin accidentally landed in product design
πŸ‘€ What Justin did right early in his career (and what he should have done sooner)
πŸ§—πŸ»β€β™‚οΈ How Justin found Studio Science and worked his way from IC to Director of Product Design and Strategy
πŸ‘ How to build and lead a successful design team
πŸ’‘When to course correct a team and when to let them learn through experience

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