Really good article, this should be read by many product chiefs. based on my experience, most of the small- and middle-sized companies have UXE hired as FE devs 😅
however, this merge of designer and FE dev seems like the story with full-stacks. They know stuff from both worlds, but it's impossible to be good in both. good FE developer is always better in FE than good full stack. for me, at least, it is important for a specialist to work on their field constantly, then they always has up to date knowledge and growth as a professional.
I would rather have one good designer, who is really into UI and UX, work closely with FE developer, who is really good at front end, to build a Design System.
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