A tool for designers and employers to engage and plan career paths, together. Use this platform to help guide your conversations around career growth. Understand what it takes to move from one level to another, and what is best for each individual and team.
Use our framework for assessing and nurturing design teams.
Understand career levels and skill sets to plan your next challenge.
Map your Career Path
Select your area of design and your current level in industry. Explore where you want to go next and what you’ll need to get there.
Designer Career Levels
Level 0 Starting out You understand basic design principles and processes.
Level 1 Junior You contribute to a team, on research, concepts and applying design systems.
Level 2 Mid-level You help design communications strategy and design projects to complex briefs.
Level 3 Senior You advance design, strategy and results, ensuring quality and consistency across team.
Level 4 Principal You develop strategy and design responses, aligning client and agency team.
Level 5 Director You lead teams and advocate for strategic design solutions across all stakeholders.
Level 6 Executive You are a thought leader on strategy and design as a driver for business and culture.