Despite working toward the same goals, writers and designers can often find themselves at odds. Whether it’s leaving the copy for last or disagreeing on how to change a design––the opportunity for conflict is abundant.
In this session we will cover how to pair up with your design team and bring a project management mindset to your work. Get out of the rut of facelifting copy with already finalized designs. Key takeaways include:
Navigating meetings, deadlines, and difficult conversations with the team.
Tools and organizational methods that can help facilitate cross-team coordination.
How to partner with designers on an equal footing to impact the product experience.
Laurah is a content designer and UX advocate who loves bringing together the ever-intersecting worlds of copy and design. After several years as a freelance and full-time writer in the NYC startup scene, she discovered her passion for UX writing and never looked back. She’s currently a senior content designer for Risk Experiences team at Square. You can add her on Linkedin or follow her writing on Medium at @laurahevamwirichia