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A Reflection—Learnings and challenges of applying systemic design as a junior designer

Format: Papers, RSD12, RSD12 Papers Pre-release

Aishwarya Jare
We live in a dynamic, complex world. The role of designers has become increasingly diverse. We now work on a wide variety of projects and topics spanning sustainability, energy transitions, policy, and public services. However, many designers lack the necessary mindsets, tools, and resources to effectively address the complexity of the challenges we face. Through my own experiences over the past 4 years as a student and then a Junior Designer, I have recognised the increasing pressure and need for systemic thinking and design and have been striving to learn, apply, and advocate for it. This paper articulates these needs, reflections of my personal learning journey and the challenges encountered along the way. I conclude with suggestions to a very critical question: How can junior designers deeply and sincerely equip themselves to tackle today’s complex and dynamic?
Keywords: systemic design
junior designer




Citation Data

Author(s): Aishwarya Jare
Year: 2023
Title: A Reflection—Learnings and challenges of applying systemic design as a junior designer
Published in: Proceedings of Relating Systems Thinking and Design
Volume: RSD12
Article No.: pre-release
Host: Georgetown University
Location: Washington DC, USA
Symposium Dates: October 6–20, 2023
First published: 30 September 2023
Last update: no update
Publisher Identification: ISSN 2371-8404

Proceedings of Relating Systems Thinking and Design, RSD12

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