Product Designer

Product Designer Resume Keywords and Skills (Hard Skills)

Here are the keywords and skills that appear most frequently on recent Product Designer job postings. In other words, these are the most sought after skills by recruiters and hiring managers. Go to Sample Templates ↓ below to see how to include them on your resume.

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  • Product Design
  • Wireframing
  • User Experience Design (UED)
  • User Interface Design
  • Interaction Design
  • User Experience (UX)
  • Prototyping
  • Design Thinking
  • Usability Testing
  • Sketch App
  • User-centered Design
  • Visual Design
  • Rapid Prototyping
  • InVision
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Information Architecture
  • UX Research
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Graphic Design
  • Usability
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Industrial Design
  • Sketching
  • Web Design
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Resume Skills: UX/UI Tools

  • Sketch
  • Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign)
  • InVision
  • Figma
  • Zeplin
  • Adobe XD
  • Framer
  • Principle
  • Balsamiq

Resume Skills: Software

  • Sketch
  • Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign)
  • InVision
  • Figma
  • Zeplin
  • Adobe XD
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Photoshop

Resume Skills: Programming

  • HTML5
  • CSS3
  • JavaScript (jQuery)
  • Python
  • JavaScript
  • CSS
  • jQuery
  • SCSS
  • Bootstrap

Resume Skills: Metrics & Analytics

  • UserTesting.com
  • Loop11
  • HotJar
  • Google Analytics
  • Hotjar
  • Userzoom
  • CrazyEgg
  • Mixpanel
  • Tableau

Resume Skills: Prototyping Tools

  • Marvel
  • Principle
  • Origami Studio
  • Adobe XD

Resume Skills: Other

  • User Experience (UX) Design
  • User Interface (UI) Design
  • Rapid Prototyping
  • Design Thinking
  • Graphic Design

Resume Skills: Prototyping & Wireframing

  • Storyboards
  • User Journeys
  • User Flows
  • Prototyping
  • A/B Testing
  • Axure RP
  • Balsamiq Mockups
  • Wireframe.cc
  • Figma

Resume Skills: Design Methodologies

  • Design Thinking
  • User-Centric Design
  • Agile/Scrum

Resume Skills: Prototyping

  • Wireframing
  • User Journey Maps
  • Information Architecture
  • Interactive Prototypes
  • Rapid Prototyping

Resume Skills: Coding

  • HTML5
  • CSS3
  • JavaScript
  • Swift
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Sample Product Designer Resume Examples: How To Include These Skills

Add keywords directly into your resume's work experiences, education or Skills section, like we've shown in the examples below. Use the examples below as inspiration.

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Your Name
Product Designer
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
EXPERIENCE
Resume Worded March 2020 - Present
Senior Product Designer
Led the complete redesign of the resume feedback tool, resulting in a 35% increase in user engagement and subsequent retention
Managed and mentored a team of 4 junior designers, guiding them on effective User Experience Design techniques
Incorporated the use of Sketch App for wireframing, leading to a 25% improvement in team design efficiency
Designed and executed thorough usability testing procedures, identifying key areas for UI improvement
Leveraged Adobe Creative Suite experience to create engaging and aesthetic product visuals
Apple Inc. January 2017 - February 2020
Product Designer
Developed interactive prototypes for new features of the Apple TV, enhancing user experience by 40%
Applied user-centered design principles in creating intuitive user interface designs for various Apple products
Used InVision for rapid prototyping, accelerating the product life cycle by 20%
Conducted detailed UX research, using results to guide and enhance design processes
Employed Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop in graphic design, creating visually appealing product concepts
Facilitated effective design thinking sessions, fostering creativity and teamwork among the design team
Coached.com May 2015 - December 2016
Junior Product Designer
Used wireframing and prototyping to plan and visualize the Coached platform, contributing to a simple and smooth user experience
Improved the platform’s interaction design, leading to a 15% increase in user satisfaction
Generated product design specifications, providing clear guidance for the product development team
Aided in Information Architecture, streamlining the platform's navigation system and improving usability by 30%
EDUCATION
Resume Worded University March 2020
Master of Science in Design Innovation
Completed while working full-time at Apple Inc.
Resume Worded Institute April 2015
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Product Design
Cum Laude
Capstone Project awarded 'Best Innovation'
SKILLS
Design Software: Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign), InVision, Figma, Zeplin
Prototyping Tools: Marvel, Principle, Origami Studio, Adobe XD
Other Skills: User Experience (UX) Design, User Interface (UI) Design, Rapid Prototyping, Design Thinking, Graphic Design
OTHER
Certifications: Certified UX Designer - Nielsen Norman Group, Design Thinking - IDEO U Online Certificate
Leadership & Volunteering: Mentor - Design Lab (2018 - Present), Volunteer - Red Cross (2017 - Present)
Awards and Honors: Apple Design Award - 2019, ‘Outstanding new product’ award at Resume Worded - 2020
Additional Courses: Advanced UX Design Techniques - LinkedIn Learning, Master Class in Typography and Branding - Coursera
Your Name
UX Designer
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
EXPERIENCE
Coached.com June 2019 - Present
UX Designer II
Led the UX design of major app features, resulting in a 45% increase in user satisfaction and a 60% reduction in user error rates
Bridged interaction design and visual design using tools like Sketch, resulting in seamless end-to-end UX
Conducted and analyzed usability testing, using insights to improve previously undetected UX issues
Trained junior UX designers on prototyping using Adobe XD, facilitating a smoother transition from design to development
Advanced user research practices, boosting app usability by 40%
Resume Worded November 2016 - May 2019
UX Designer I
Implemented user-centered designs, enhancing user interface and promoting user engagement by 30%
Developed personas based on user research, reflecting user needs and behaviors accurately
Assisted Senior Designers in wireframing, efficiently communicating design concepts to development team
Created realistic prototypes using tools like InVision, accelerating design and development processes by 20%
Ensured design consistency across all product outlets, improving user experience and brand familiarity
Airbnb August 2015 - October 2016
Design Intern
Contributed to rapid prototyping using Adobe Creative Suite, supporting the design of new features
Assisted in the execution of UX research, conducting interviews and surveys to gather user feedback
Organized collaborative design thinking sessions, fostering a creative environment and promoting new ideas
EDUCATION
Resume Worded University May 2016
Master of Science - User Experience Design
Thesis: Designing for Seamless User Experiences in Mobile Applications
Resume Worded Academic Center June 2014
Bachelor of Fine Arts - Graphic Design
Concentration in Digital Design
Awards: Dean's List 2012 (Top 5% of class)
SKILLS
UX/UI Tools: Sketch, InVision, Adobe XD, Figma, Balsamiq
Programming: HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript (jQuery), Python
Prototyping & Wireframing: Storyboards, User Journeys, User Flows, Prototyping, A/B Testing
Design Methodologies: Design Thinking, User-Centric Design, Agile/Scrum
OTHER
Certifications: Certified User Experience Designer (CUXD), Certified Usability Analyst (CUA)
Leadership & Volunteering: Mentor, UX Design, Resume Worded Mentorship Program
Projects: Redesigned mobile app for non-profit organization, improving user retention by 30%
Your Name
Interaction Designer
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
EXPERIENCE
Resume Worded May 2018 - Present
Senior Interaction Designer
Executed interaction designs for key product features, resulting in a 20% improvement in user flow and engagement
Developed interaction scenarios using rapid prototyping tools like Sketch and InVision, reducing time to market by 15%
Mentored junior designers on user-centered design methodology, improving overall design quality
Leveraged Adobe Creative Suite to fine-tune design elements, directly contributing to a 30% increase in user time on site
Performed UX research to understand user needs and behaviors, identifying opportunities for improvements in the product
Google February 2016 - April 2018
Interaction Designer
Incorporated user-centered design principles to create efficient and intuitive interaction designs for Google's products
Collaborated with engineers to execute interaction design specifications, improving overall product utility by 35%
Executed usability testing and advocated for necessary design changes based on feedback
Contributed to the design of visually appealing interfaces using Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
Developed wireframes using Sketch, enhancing the interaction design of key product features
Coached.com November 2014 - January 2016
Junior Interaction Designer
Applied knowledge of UX and prototyping to improve product features
Supported the design team in creating interaction designs that improved user engagement by 15%
Conducted initial UX research to understand user needs and preferences
Assisted in usability testing, contributing to increased product functionality
EDUCATION
Resume Worded Institute May 2014
Master of Human-Computer Interaction
Focus on Interactive Design and User Research
Resume Worded University May 2012
Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design
Emphasis on Visual Communications and Interactive Design
Participated in the University Design Showcase, 2011-2012
SKILLS
UX/UI Design: Adobe XD, Sketch, Framer, InVision, Zeplin, Principle
Programming & Markup: JavaScript, CSS, HTML5, jQuery, SCSS, Bootstrap
Prototyping & Wireframing: Axure RP, Balsamiq Mockups, Wireframe.cc, Figma
User Testing & Research: UserTesting.com, Loop11, HotJar, Google Analytics
OTHER
Certifications: Certified Usability Analyst (CUA), User Experience (UX) Certification
Workshops & Short Courses: Design Thinking and Innovation, Stanford D.School bootleg (2020), UI/UX Design Bootcamp, Scrum Alliance (2019)
Publications: Published article on 'Incorporating AI in UX Design' in Medium (2020)
Projects: Led the UI/UX design for 'EdGuru'- an educational app for students, resulting in improved user experience by 30%
Your Name
Director Of Product Design
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
EXPERIENCE
Resume Worded February 2018 - Present
Senior Product Designer
Revolutionized product outlook leading to a 45% increase in user retention by employing user-centered design principles and iterative feedback
Championed the design strategy that propelled a new product to achieve 30% growth in quarterly revenue
Utilized InVision and rapid prototyping to consistently test, refine, and perfect design concepts, increasing efficiency by 35%
Spearheaded a cross-functional team, integrating UX research and visual design to deliver key updates that improved user experience by 40%
Conducted regular design thinking sessions to anticipate user needs and develop relevant features, leading to an increase in user satisfaction score by 20%
Coached.com January 2016 - January 2018
Lead UI Designer
Directed art direction that resulted in a visually appealing and user-friendly interface, leading to 25% user growth
Leveraged user experience design attributes to reduce website bounce rate by 18%
Generated wireframes and prototypes that formed the base of highly interative and engaging online courses
Uber December 2012 - December 2015
Product Design Specialist
Deployed UX methodologies to enhance application interaction, resulting in an increase of daily active users by 15%
Revamped product experiences which directly led to a 10% increase in user acquisition
Spearheaded concept development that incorporated modern design aesthetics, improving brand engagement by 20%
EDUCATION
Resume Worded Institute October 2017
Certified User Experience (UX) Designer
Learnt best practices of UX Design; focus on User-Centric Design, Interaction Design and Usability Testing
Resume Worded University June 2012
Master of Fine Arts in Graphic Design
Specialization in interactive design
SKILLS
Design Tools: Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, InVision, Figma, Marvel, Balsamiq
Prototyping & Wireframing: Axure, JustInMind, Proto.io, UXPin, Wireframe.cc
Coding: HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, Bootstrap
User Research: A/B Testing, Usability Testing, User Interviews, Survey Design, User Personas
OTHER
Certifications: Google UX Design Certification, Nielsen Norman Group UX Certification
Awards: D&AD New Blood 'Design of the Year' Award, A' Design Award in UI and UX Design
Volunteering: Website Designer for local non-profit organizations
Projects: Curated Gallery: a digital platform showcasing student artists, UX Case Study: Redesign of an e-commerce website
Your Name
Senior Product Designer
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
EXPERIENCE
Resume Worded June 2016 - Present
Product Design Manager
Championed design strategy that increased user growth by 30%
Organized design thinking workshops that fostered creative dialogues and generated impactful solutions, resulting in an 18% increase in user engagement
Streamlined the design process by using tools like InVision for efficient prototyping, boosting project delivery speed by 25%
Oversaw a team of designers and applied user experience design principles, enhancing user interface responsiveness by 40%
Developed an immersive product design language that anchored the company's visual identity, boosting brand recognition by 35%
Coached.com February 2013 - May 2016
Product Designer
Designed and executed interactive interfaces that elevated user experience, contributing to 20% increase in user retention
Used information architecture principles to optimize site layout, boosting site navigation speed by 20%
Championed user-centered design philosophy across product teams, increasing user satisfaction by 25%
Airbnb October 2010 - January 2013
UI Designer
Implemented design leadership strategies to develop a design-focused culture, leading to a user-centric product innovations
Applied visual design principles to create engaging and intuitive user interfaces, improving user interaction by 30%
Reshaped website's information architecture, contributing to a 15% decrease in user churn
EDUCATION
Resume Worded University June 2015
Master of Business Administration (MBA) - Strategic Design and Management
Focus on combining business strategy with design methodologies
Resume Worded Institute May 2010
Bachelor of Arts - Graphic Design
Awards: Resume Worded Academic Excellence Award
SKILLS
Design Software: Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign), Sketch, Figma, Cinema 4D, Rhino
UX/UI Design: Wireframing, Prototyping, User Journey Mapping, A/B Testing, User Analytics
Toolkits: Commit, Sketch2React, Over, Concepts, GoMockingBird, Zeplin, Framer
Programming Languages: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Python
OTHER
Certifications: Certified UX Designer - Interaction Design Foundation, Certified Digital Marketing Professional - Digital Marketing Institute
Projects: Led the redesign of Resume Worded's platform, Improving usability by 35%
Awards: Best Innovation – Coached.com 2015 Annual Awards, Best UI/UX Design - Freelance Interaction Design Awards 2014
Publications: Authored 'Evolution of Product Design in the Digital Era' - Published in Design Journal
Your Name
Product Design Manager
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
EXPERIENCE
Resume Worded October 2017 - Present
Product Design Team Lead
Influenced the design culture by scoring a 40% increase in team efficiency and innovative breakthroughs by bringing together UX designers and visual designers
Optimized design workflow significantly, slashing project delivery timelines by 25% using tools like InVision and rapid prototyping
Instigated a design thinking culture that led to a 20% increase in user engagement and a 15% rise in conversions
Spearheaded product design for a new application, achieving a 30% rise in user acquisition
Managed a multi-disciplinary team to launch user interface overhaul, resulting in a 35% boost in app downloads
Coached.com April 2014 - September 2017
Senior Product Designer
Introduced user experience (UX) design methodologies that enhanced application interaction, increasing daily active users by 20%
Designed interactive and dynamic interfaces, leading to a 25% boost in user engagement
Assisted with user-centered design philosophy, driving a 15% increase in user satisfaction
Slack May 2011 - March 2014
Product Designer
Championed the product's visual design characteristics, elevating brand value and resulting in a 18% increase in new user registrations
Employed interaction design for intuitive user interface, leading to a 25% reduction in user complaints
Implemented a new layout based on information architecture principles, contributing to a 20% improvement in user navigation speed
EDUCATION
Resume Worded University December 2013
Master of Business Administration (MBA) - Product Design and Management
Specialization in User Interface Design
Resume Worded Institute May 2011
Bachelor of Fine Arts - Graphic Design
Award: Best Creative Design - Graduating Class
Minors in Computer Science and HCI
SKILLS
Technical Tools: Adobe Creative Suite (Advanced), Sketch (Advanced), Invision (Intermediate), Figma (Advanced), Axure (Intermediate), HTML/CSS (Basic)
Research & Testing: User Testing, A/B Testing, Eye Tracking, Qualitative Research, Quantitative Research
Methodologies: Agile Scrum (Advanced), Waterfall (Intermediate), Lean UX (Advanced)
Prototyping & Wireframing: Rapid prototyping, Paper prototyping, Sketching, Wireframing, Interactive Prototyping
OTHER
Certifications: Certified Usability Analyst (CUA), Certified UX Designer
Leadership & Volunteering: Design Mentor at Resume Worded Mentorship Program, Volunteer Graphic Designer - Resume Worded Nonprofit Organization
Awards: Winner - Coached's Innovation Hackathon 2016, Slack UI Design Hero Recognition 2013
Projects: Redesigned Coached's user interface leading to 20% increase in user engagement, Spearheaded product design for Resume Worded's flagship project

How do I add skills to a Product Designer resume?

1
Review the job posting closely.

Go through the Product Designer posting you're applying to, and identify hard skills the company is looking for. For example, skills like User Experience Design (UED), Interaction Design and Wireframing are possible skills. These are skills you should try to include on your resume.

2
Add industry skills like Product Design and User Interface Design.

Add other common skills from your industry - such as Prototyping, User Experience (UX) and Design Thinking - into your resume if they're relevant.

3
Add skills into your work experience.

Incorporate skills - like Sketching, User-centered Design and Sketch App - into your work experience too. This shows hiring managers that you have practical experience with these tools, techniques and skills.

4
Emphasize your communication skills.

Communication is often an important component of the role of a Product Designer, so when writing your resume, include examples of how you communicated with stakeholders, team members or customers, or produced content.

5
Showcase your design and creative skills.

A popular skill set for a Product Designer is creativity and design, so try to include evidence of them on your resume.

6
Use the exact job title.

Try to add the exact job title, Product Designer, somewhere into your resume to get past resume screeners. See the infographic for how to do this.

Word Cloud for Product Designer Skills & Keywords

The following word cloud highlights the most popular keywords that appear on Product Designer job descriptions. The bigger the word, the more frequently it shows up on employer's job postings. If you have experience with these keywords, include them on your resume.

Top Product Designer Skills and Keywords to Include On Your Resume

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Product Designer Resume Templates

Here are examples of proven resumes in related jobs and industries, approved by experienced hiring managers. Use them as inspiration when you're writing your own resume. You can even download and edit the resume template in Google Docs.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What skills should you add to a Product Designer resume?

Some effective Product Designer skills you can add to your resume include:

  • Product Design
  • Wireframing
  • User Experience Design (UED)
  • User Interface Design
  • Interaction Design
  • User Experience (UX)
  • Prototyping
  • Design Thinking

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