InHouse Designer Blog

The InHouse Designer Blog is dedicated to the needs of in-house designers, working as internal creatives for companies big and small. Leading in-house creatives contribute to this blog, addressing hot topics, answering questions and providing you with tools and tips for success in your design career.

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5 Tips for Acing a Panel Interview

A normal job interview is stressful enough. Now imagine pitching yourself to several art directors, marketing managers and graphic designers in a panel interview setting. Nervous? According to a survey by The Creative Group, a majority of executives (86 percent) said one-on-one interviews are the most effective. But panel interviews ranked second – ahead...

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5 Steps for Managing Creative Feedback

Managing feedback is one of the most challenging part of a creative’s workload. The egos, the subjective “I just don’t like it” comments, the vague requests for something “different”—it can leave your head swimming and your relationship with your boss or client in a tenuous spot. How can you avoid this potentially toxic situation?

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Branding a Business: Making Your Client’s Voice Heard

by Mark Simpson As a designer, you’ll be well aware that a business’s brand is more than just a logo. From font choices and graphics to ensuring the message is consistent across all platforms, helping your clients build a brand their customers can believe in is key to success. In today’s post, we’ll discuss...