The pandemic meant many designers dove into working remote for the first time. Other designers, though, have been designing in remote teams for years now. Dylan Wilbanks talks about plunging into the world of leading and managing a design team in a remote-only company, the lessons he learned, the horrible mistakes, and what lessons we can take away from our remote experience as we progress towards a post-pandemic working world.
About the Speaker
Dylan Wilbanks (he/him) is currently Product Design Manager at Syniti, an enterprise cloud company solving the complex data problems of business. His career has included stops at HP Enterprise, Apptio, and the University of Washington. As a leader and mentor in the design field, people look to Dylan for strategic insight, tactical planning, and design leadership in their organizations. He has presented on user experience and accessibility at conferences such as SXSW and Webvisions. He is also co-founder and a managing editor of The Interconnected, an online journal of the ways UX design creates and alters our connectedness with the world.