“This ‘designers don’t need a portfolio’ thing is killing me. Yes, sorry, you’re gonna have to show/explain past work to get a job.”
“So often when people thank me for helping, the truth is I listened and they did everything themselves.”
“There is nothing more simultaneously joyous and concerning to me than hearing raucous laughter coming out of a design critique.”
“One mistake I see people consistently make in their work (designers, managers, engineers, etc.) is over-solving problems. Sometimes the dumb, blunt solution is the best.”
“Something I wish I’d learned earlier in my career: The way companies run their recruiting process is a strong indicator for what it’s like to work there.”
How to get design teams to adhere to a style guide.
“Designers who credit the other designers and people who worked on projects in their portfolios: I see you and I appreciate you.”