Resume Review

Product Designer

Things to Likely to Lead to an Exclusion

Rating Scale

⭐️ = Bad

  1. No experience, no education

⭐️⭐️ = Okay

  1. Does the candidate have a formal education in a relevant field? Common and acceptable backgrounds include graphic design, human-computer interaction, cognitive psychology, information architecture, and computer science.
  2. Multiple years of experience

⭐️⭐️⭐️ = Good

  1. States or implies human-centered design
  2. Research mentioned
  3. Facilitation mentioned
  4. Multiple companies
  5. Clear career progression. Is there career growth?

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ = Great. Above, plus

  1. Beautiful and easily scannable
    1. Does it have a scannable layout?
    2. Does it look like there was effort put in to make the resume look appealing?
    3. Does it stand out?
  2. Skills, achievements, or testimonials section

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ = Excellent. Above, plus: a. At company known for quality design b. At company known for mature design organization


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