Yuhki Yamashita is the Chief Product Officer at Figma and leads the product and design teams. In this interview with the Merit Office Hours, they talk about the value of process, adapting to asynchronous work, and the importance of mentorship.
Figma’s VP of Product, Yuhki Yamashita, shares what it was like to build FigJam and how things have changed since then. In this post, he reflects on the evolving role of design and product management, what it means to welcome “non-designers” into the process, and the future of FigJam.
“You have a product that is loved, and your customers are bombarding you with feature requests. How should you prioritize? Drawing from his experiences at Uber, YouTube, and Figma, Yuhki shares some helpful ideas for how you might approach this phase.”