Co-founder of Schooold Labs, VP of Design at Schooold
VP of Design. Hands on designer. Fmr. Design Exec. @voxmediainc. Building design systems + visual solutions for brands.
Make the company's business objectives, your objectives. The next time your company says it needs to increase advertising, dig in and do some research on how you can help. DO NOT complain about the business objectives. Research why your comp... more
Talk. Talk. Talk. Talk about what you're doing, what you want to do, how Design is helping other industries and teams, and what value Design can provide to a business. You must appeal to the bottom line or you're going to have a very hard ti... more
When I started designing web products, I always wanted every pixel to be perfectly placed and every interaction to be flawlessly executed. Learn to differentiate what’s necessary and what’s considered a “nice-to-have”. Prioritize the former ... more
I use Google Cal for all of my appointments. 'Go to Gym with Family' is an appointment every morning. It is a subtle reminder for me that I can do something for myself and still spend time with my family. Using those key words help reinforce... more
You are in control of your schedule so give yourself a convenient time to break away from the computer everyday.
There must be clear approvals and rejections in your workflow, whether this is a single person, a team lead or a creative director. With clear approvals, your team will be able to prioritize critical feedback against peer reviews. Feedback l... more