Tag Archives: design career advice

5 Tips for Telecommuting as a Creative Professional

Some companies are reassessing their work-from-home policies, but you can make it work for you. Use these five tips for telecommuting. Courtesy of CSA Images When you think of telecommuting, you might picture yourself padding downstairs to your home office in your PJs, sipping freshly brewed coffee from your favorite mug. You envision peacefully...

Design Career Advice from 99U

When I first graduated college, everyone and their brother was aimed and ready to assault me with career tips and advice. Most of it involved really helpful comments along the lines of “Journalism? You’ll never get a job!” For those of you who want something a little more substantial when seeking design career advice,...

6 Ways to Focus on What Matters & Do Good Work

David Lai, CEO and Creative Director of Hello Design, expands on the ideas in his SXSW “Do Good Work & Everything Else Happens” speech. He explains how designers can do good work and impact the industry through their commitment to excellence. Do Good Work: Focus on What Matters 14 years ago when my business...

Good (Design) Advice Is Hard To Find

Do what you love. Work your butt off. Find time for yourself. You have to sell out at first in order to make it big. Blah, blah, blah. You ask for career advice, and everyone has an opinion—and most of the opinions contradict all the other opinions. So how picky should you really be...