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Alecsandru is Lead UX Designer at Grapefruit, a User Experience & Digital Consulting agency from Romania where he coordinates the design team. He occasionally teaches HCI laboratory classes as an assistant at the Faculty of Computer Science from Iasi. In his free time he listens to The Killers and tinkers at his personal project, UX Recipe—a design process and estimation tool. You can reach him out on Twitter.
How do you keep a team engaged? How do you make sure the team gets up to date with everything that’s being released? How often do the team members talk to each other face to face? Do they have enough support to finish their tasks or to pursue their growth?
These are questions that popped in my head once a design team started to grow quickly in front of my eyes. As a team leader, I was faced with a new challenge: making sure there’s enough recurrence in my team’s communication to facilitate the team’s development. Enter the weekly design meetings.