A little while back, I was asked this question by someone looking for their first design job: “why do companies fear hiring “junior” people?” Oof. That’s a tough one. Both because “fear” is a strong word, and because yes, a lot of teams don’t want… Read more →
I design Design teams. I lead teams at the intersection of strategy & design. I start fires (the good kind).
If you’re new to the field of design, you’re in an interesting spot - you’re excited, bursting with energy and passion, but you’ve hit a… Read more →
Make your team available so you improve your work, build connections and extend your influence. One of the practices that our Design team has put… Read more →
How I interview people for my team, peers in other teams and my potential boss Hiring is the manager’s most important responsibility. The results of… Read more →
Embracing Junior Designers Who Apply for Roles that Require Experience Hiring designers (or developers) here in Austin is a paradoxical combo of too many and… Read more →