Remote Design Leadership Resources

Over the years, I’ve learned a lot from other design leaders and managers about what it takes to lead effectively and care for the people in your charge. While there’s no perfect formula or roadmap for every leader, the following resources have been instrumental in giving me timely tools to be successful.


Organization Design

Book by Peter Merholz

Org Design for Design Orgs

Article by Kate Kaplan

DesignOps 101

Spreadsheet by Peter Merholz

Design Levels Framework

Spreadsheet by Vivint Smart Home

Product Design Career Ladder


Transitioning to Management

Podcast featuring Jared Spool

Growth Stages of Understanding

Book by Julie Zhou

The Making of a Manager

Book by Michael Bungay Stanier

The Coaching Habit


Remote Design Leadership

Article by Julie Zhuo

Managing Remotely

Book by Alexandra Michel

Burnout and the Brain