UX Design

Learn about UX and the design process


These skills are about understanding how to design for user-focused experiences. You should be able to construct a very basic wireframe that communicates the product idea.

The Basics

As a PM, you will work with designers a lot. Both roles are very user-focused, responsible for building user empathy, and coming up with a good user experience, only with different tools. You don’t directly design the product - although you provide guidance on making trade-offs and prioritizing what should be in the product. It’s a collaborative, iterative process that requires a good working partnership.


As a PM, you primarily use wireframes or other low fidelity design options as a way to communicate product ideas to designers. Once the designer gets the idea, he or she will generally produce a more acceptable wireframe. These more professional wireframes will typically go into your product requirements which can then more easily understood by the engineering team.


Action Items
βœ… Be able to put together a simple wireframe
βœ… Be able to explain different design assets
βœ… Be able to explain the design process

Pursuing Product

Learn the principles, strategies, and mental models that create effective product managers.