7min Product Master Series

E7: Godfrey Kimani, Product Designer 📞 Safaricom PLC

August 07, 2022 Godfrey Kimani 🇰🇪 Season 1 Episode 7
7min Product Master Series
E7: Godfrey Kimani, Product Designer 📞 Safaricom PLC
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Our guest today is Godfrey Kimani 🇰🇪 who joins Lewis for the short-form interview (5mins). Listen in and enjoy!

Guest:
Godfrey Kimani, Product Designer at Safaricom PLC. Godfrey is a problem solver who cares about crafting products and experiences that leave a positive impact on people, the environment, and society. He's excited by the process of deriving user needs from research, creatively leveraging the power of technology to satisfy those needs, and thinking critically about the constraints and edge cases to make sure that the solution scales.

You can find Godfrey on LinkedIn at: linkedin.com/in/godfrey-kimani/ and on Twitter as (@kimani_godfrey4): twitter.com/kimani_godfrey4.
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Host:  Lewis Kang'ethe Ngugi, founder and host of 7min Product Master Series, Co-founder of PeopleWho, Senior Product Designer at Lookback, and Content Creator at Design x Us. You can find Lewis on Twitter as (@ngeshlew):  twitter.com/ngeshlew and on Linkedin at: linkedin.com/in/ngeshlew.

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Godfrey shared insights on these compelling questions: 

  1. Give me a brief definition of product design.
  2. What's the biggest design mistake you've ever made and what did you learn?
  3. What's one piece of "common wisdom" you disagree with and why?
  4. What’s the best product design or business advice you’ve ever received? Why?
  5. What’s working best in your design process right now?
  6. What's the one thing every product designer should learn?
  7. What's the one thing you learned about yourself recently that changed the way you work?
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Definition of product design
Biggest design mistake
Disagree with "common wisdom"
Best design or business advice
Design process
Every designer should learn
Self-reflection