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Describe your job in 6 words or less.

Describe your job in 6 words or less.

Spectrum Support / General · November 2, 2017 at 2:15pm

Come up with something that you can say whenever asked what you do for a living. This came from a conference and has been a neat trick for sparking better conversation.

Mine as an example: "I make people look good online."


November 2, 2017 at 2:24pm

"I try to make stuff usable."

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I fuck things up

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Adding the user experience

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Make people see their own bullshit.

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November 2, 2017 at 5:25pm

"I draw boxes."

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"I make cool shit."

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Professional copy paster 🙃

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Turning mental concepts into touchable things.

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or, Visual shephard :D

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"Trying to get hired."

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"Write bad code for nice UI."

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November 2, 2017 at 9:26pm

lets table this for later

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Will be nice for money.

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"Pay Brian less money."

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I help customers learn the product.

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November 2, 2017 at 10:52pm

Almost the best job there is.

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November 3, 2017 at 3:12am

I don't know what I'm doing.

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November 3, 2017 at 5:08am

research and try making life easier

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November 3, 2017 at 6:37am

designing and building nice looking websites

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But the small print is*

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* fixing bugs and adjusting pixels

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November 3, 2017 at 8:19am

Write bad code because advertising deadlines

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November 3, 2017 at 10:12am

I make people buy new homes

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Help people do their jobs faster

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Help companies deliver faster to customers

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