The Different Flavors of Design Management (Brian Peterson, Affirm)
Brian Peterson is a a multidisciplinary cosmic creator surfing through the skies supporting, connecting, and empowering organizations through strategic design. Brian’s background is in fine arts with a brief stint in animation/illustration. He later turned to design through freelance visual design, to a founding team startup, to the design studio at Funsize, and now, supporting/leading/growing design teams at Affirm, which brings honest financial products to the world.
Brian is a strong believer in collaboration and he sees design as a vehicle for connecting people and transforming organizations. When not thinking about design management, operations, methodologies, etc., Brian likes to build worlds through drawing.
In this episode we cover:
- Design management
- Individual contributors
- Design operations
- Leveling up
- And more!