Design Mentorship - thoughts on fulfilling a growing need and stewarding our…
I've had a lot of thoughts lately about design mentorship and how it seems like it's a growing need that is unique to the field. Is it just me or are senior/lead designers given more expectation to set aside time to mentor junior designs than other professions like engineering…
Design title levels like: Designer 1, Designer 2, and then Senior Designer, is…
Hello, I was wondering if anyone here has experienced having levels within their design team. I was always aware of the jump from designer or junior designer to senior designer. I have not seen Designer 1, Designer 2 and Designer 3 before a senior designer title. Is this normal…
Getting started with After Effects for UI Animation
I would love to start with After Effects for UI Animation but I find the software to be super-cumbersome. How did you guys start with it? Any ressources how to learn stuff effectively?
Feedback on our current website
Hi everyone, we're looking to revamp and improve our existing site: https://sequence.work This version of the site was basically done very quickly (call it MVP or whatever if you will) in order for us to gauge the public interest of our product/solution. We've accomplished that…
I Just Got Paid for my First Design Job... Now What?
I just got paid for my first graphic design job. Exciting, right? You would think that I should be absolutely thrilled because this is the first time that I've been compensated for my graphic design work, right? "How awesome, that is!" I would say, but... It was a cancellation…
Understanding color contrast
Hey all, I’ve been really struggling with trying to understand color contrast so I attempted to build a tool that shows you what regions of the color picker are accessible and what ones aren’t. It will even display what the nearest set of accessible colors are. I would love to…
Hey all, I'm completely blown away by the response to this blog post, it's been an amazing outpouring of excitement and some thoughtful critique. I think that we're all realizing that AI assisted design is coming, and maybe a little faster than we anticipated. …
What design team (in-house or agency) is doing the best design work right now?
Obviously subjective, but any answer would be illuminating just to see what people consider “great design.”
Is the colour purple bad for accessibility (Web / Digital products) ?
Hi everyone, I was hoping to get some insight on why the colour purple might be bad for accessibility. When related to digital products, such as apps, websites, etc. This question was prompted by a client and while I have a working understanding of designing for people with…