AirBnB Calls Design Generalists an “Underrated Superpower” / by Kevin Landwehr

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Airbnb has penned an insightful study of design generalists, isolating 6 defining skillsets that make generalists an “underrated superpower” in the technology space. They are “Deeply strategic, evidence driven, strong storytellers, systems thinkers, highly collaborative, and more confident and adaptable designers,” writes AirBnB Design Lead Molly Nix.

On being adaptive:

...quick at learning, unafraid to ask questions, and more importantly, [they came] to this space with a fresh lens, unbiased about the industry we were rethinking.
Source: https://airbnb.design/defining-design-gene...