Startup 101 Design Series – What kind of Equity should a designer have

It’s an uphill task to figure out what is a fair share of equity for the designer in the first place. And can we afford it as a novice entity? Hiring great designers can go a long way in achieving the success of any start-up. At the same time working at the right place can do wonders for a talented designer’s career. Needless to say, it’s vital to find the right fit and sync both of the above goals for mutual benefit. But it is easier said than done.

How to compensate competitively for the value our designers add to the start-up? How important it is to be generous while offering equity for a designer? Where can we look for credible sources and analyses to sort this out?

Our mentor Jay Dutta gives us guidance on an offer of equity for designers in an early-stage start-up. He is an alumnus of NID, worked as a UX designer for giants like Flipkart, Adobe, and MakeMyTrip. Additionally, he co-founded the UX design start-up and curator for various UI related conferences.

The video is part of Start-up 101 series which acts as a user-friendly manual to budding entrepreneurs. Here our team of experts and mentors answers all your startup confusions. Moreover, they strengthen your basics, before maneuvering your way through nuances of startups.

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