Scott Hurff shares his advice on how to get noticed by budding startups or unicorn companies, his journey from B2C to B2B product design, and what he learned while working at Tinder! This episode includes tips on where to find inspiration away from the screen and what Scott thinks Twitter should do next. Read the article below for his tips on breaking into product design, and listen to more of his great advice in the full episode!
In episode 42 of The Product Design Podcast, Seth Coelen interviews Scott Hurff, Founder and CPO at Churnkey, a platform that fixes every type of churn by supercharging all aspects of customer retention. Scott is also the creator of Super Like, a product feature he led while at Tinder, which allowed users to pay extra to get an edge at making a match.
During our chat, Scott shares where he gathers creative inspiration away from the screen, what he learned while working at Tinder, and the secret he believes can make your product make you a lot of money!
In this article, we will focus on Scott’s advice on getting experience that will make you stand out as you are breaking into product design!
The best way to grab attention is to do great work to add to your portfolio. During Scott's career, he has gained so much valuable experience and has had opportunities to create groundbreaking features for the products he has worked on. Scott shares what he would tell someone looking to break into the industry and get the experience needed to get a job at a budding startup or unicorn company!
“Sample products. Go out and look at old products that were successful. We have a rich history in our field; let’s go and understand it.”
We had a great time hearing Scott’s advice and are grateful for him joining us on the show to share his wisdom and knowledge.
Listen to the complete episode on The Product Design Podcast, which dives into Scott’s journey from B2C to B2B product design, what he learned while he worked at Tinder and what he would do next if he worked at Twitter. Don't forget to follow Scott on Twitter and Linkedin, and check out his website and the Churnkey website to keep up with what he is doing!