In-House Design: Careers & Advice

Find tips specifically for the unique challenges faced by in-house designers working for creative departments within corporations, organizations, businesses and educational institutions. If you work in-house, you may sometimes feel a bit out of place in corporate environments or in settings where you are the lone designer on staff. Get advice from in-house experts and learn how to navigate the corporate waters and maintain your creativity and design inspiration along the way. Plus, find tips for communicating the value of design to decision-makers.

7 Tips to Help You Land a Promotion

You’re ready for the next step—a promotion, a new title, or a new employee to take under your wing—and the salary bump that accompanies that career growth. Here are a few tips to keep in mind when it’s time to lobby your supervisor for the reward you’ve earned.

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Freelance Design Work for In-House Teams

Has your in-house design team produced something incredible? Enter in-house work into the In-House Design Awards! Conference presenter Andy Epstein joined us for a live chat as part of HOW Design Live Online, sharing his insights on freelance designers working on in-house teams. Andy Epstein started his career as a freelance designer and illustrator....

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Training Your Coworkers to Understand Design

As an in-house designer, many of your coworkers don’t always understand what they do. And this might lead to a lot of frustration and misunderstandings about projects. With these tips from in-house design manager Scott Kirkwood, learn how you can educate your coworkers about design and your team.