Became the only designer in my company.
We had total of 4 product designers in my company and within the last two weeks, one person got laid off, and two designers left for a different company.

I only have one year of work experience and I’m a big scared about leading design by myself for the time being.

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I feel you, I was in a similar situation a few years ago. I would recommend looking for a new company. As a designer with 1 YOE, you should not have to be the one in charge of design. If you had a good relationship with some of the other designers, reach out and see if there are any opportunities at their new companies

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This happened to my fiancé but they worked in data science and it actually propelled them in their career. While it may be scary, you will begin to emulate the skills of a more senior designer and surprise yourself with your skills. Take it one day at a time, keep asking questions, and you’ll be great

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Time to find a new job

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This happens all. of. the. time. I’ve worked on large design teams, small design teams, and teams where I was the only one. It can be intimidating for sure so I highly suggest finding a mentor who can help review work or talk through situations with you outside of your company. Creatives need other creatives to thrive

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If your company is hiring I'd love to submit my resume. M looking since 4 months

I see that some have said for me to find a new job, would that be the best? It’s only been 6 months since I got hired.

Also what are the chances that I can grow? What are some thing that I can work on or some resources I can get

If you only have 6 months of experience and your considering staying, your best option for growth would be low priority projects, hopefully with those you would have more time to learn, experiment and research, plus it’s less pressure.

I would also find mentors ADP list would probably be the best place to find a UX Mentor. You may also want to find mentors in adjacent areas (product managers, engineering managers etc) that could give you their perspective from a different vein.

Resource wise that depends on the scope of your role and the companies industry and budget. If your thinking about ongoing education look into places like the Nielsen Norman Group, LUMA, IXDF

Get your resume together and skedaddle.

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