I recently gave a talk for UX Akron on the similarities and differences between being a UX director at an agency vs a client-side product manager. I made that switch mid-year 2020, after more than 6 years as a UX director.
- A brief definition of what a digital product manager is
- The differences in terms of where I spend my time as a UX director vs a product manager within a given project
- The skills needed for a product manager vs a UX director
- Resources to learn more about becoming a product manager