How To Become
UI designer
in 2022

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Individual Contributor (IC) career path for UI designer

Intern UI designer

Has less than 1 year of experience. Learning basic of design.

Skills needed for Intern UI designer

Junior UI designer

Has approximately 1-2 years experience and basic design foundations. Contribute ideas during team meetings

Skills needed for Junior UI designer

Middle UI designer

Has more than 2 years of experience in design. They need less supervision and minimal reworks.<br/><br/>

Skills needed for Middle UI designer

Senior UI designer

Create expert designs, take complex projects and mentor junior designers. They have 5-8 years of experience

Skills needed for Senior UI designer

Manager career path for UI designer

Design Manager / Design Lead UI designer

Has more than 7 years of experience. Rather than design, they take on the managerial responsibilities and DesignOps

Skills needed for Design Manager / Design Lead UI designer

Art Director UI designer

Manages a larger team. Design leads report to the Art Director on team’s progress, setbacks, and other<br/>

Skills needed for Art Director UI designer

Design Director UI designer

Has 10+ years of experience and 5+ years of leading a team. Design director contributes to the R&D and product design strategy

Skills needed for Design Director UI designer

VP of Design UI designer

Has 10+ years of experience and 5+ years of leading a team. Design director contributes to the R&D and product design strategy

Skills needed for VP of Design UI designer

Individual Contributor (IC)

Intern UI designer

Junior UI designer

Middle UI designer

Senior UI designer

Manager

Design Manager / Design Lead UI designer

Art Director UI designer

Design Director UI designer

VP of Design UI designer

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