Some of the initiatives we're working on to support this priority.

Building capability

Focus on enhancing the professional capabilities of designers by providing opportunities for skill development and growth.

This involves creating an environment that supports continuous learning and the sharing of knowledge across design professions.

Additionally, rolling out capability-based pay for service design profession.

Enabling designers to learn new skills

Implement training programs and workshops that allow designers to acquire new skills and stay up-to-date with the latest design trends and technologies.

This includes access to courses, seminars, and hands-on projects that challenge and expand abilities.

Growing design maturity and awareness

Work towards increasing the overall design maturity within the department by promoting a culture that values and understands the importance of design.

This includes involving professions and areas of the department in community events and the integration of design thinking into the department's strategic initiatives.