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What makes a good…

What makes a good…

Creative professional of various disciplines

Graphic Designer

  • Attention to detail
  • Active listening – ability to hear problems / empathize
  • Understanding of visual principles (rules and how to break them)
  • Technical skills for programs and output (paper, vinyl, digital)
  • How to talk to customers and providers – elements of storytelling
  • Ability to not be too attached to any one idea (test, iterate, listen for feedback)

Web Designer

  • Attention to detail
  • Active listening – ability to hear problems / empathize
  • Understanding of visual principles (rules and how to break them)
  • Technical skills for programs and output (speed, programing language, limitations of tech)
  • How to talk to customers and providers – elements of storytelling
  • Ability to not be too attached to any one idea (test, iterate, listen for feedback)

User Experience Designer

  • Attention to detail
  • Active listening – ability to hear problems / empathize
  • Understanding of visual and heuristic principles (rules and how to break them)
  • Technical skills for programs and output (speed, limitations of tech, audience for outputs)
  • How to talk to customers and providers – elements of storytelling
  • Ability to not be too attached to any one idea (test, iterate, listen for feedback)

Front-end Developer

  • Attention to detail
  • Technical skills for programs and output (speed, programing language, limitations of tech)
  • Ability to focus for extended periods of time
  • Ability to not be too attached to any one idea (test, iterate, listen for feedback)
  • Think logically through to possible end results

Back-end Developer

  • Attention to detail
  • Technical skills for programs and output (speed, programing language, limitations of tech)
  • Ability to focus for extended periods of time
  • Ability to not be too attached to any one idea (test, iterate, listen for feedback)
  • Think logically through to possible end results

User Experience Analyst / Researcher 

  • Active listening – ability to hear problems / empathize
  • Conducting successful interviews, user tests and other data gathering techniques (surveys, panel discussions) and knowing what is used well for what output
  • Data interpretation 
  • How to talk to customers and providers – elements of storytelling
  • Technical skills for programs and output (platforms to conduct research methods, data visualization, data collection)

Digital marketer

  • Technical skills for programs and output (social platforms, metrics tools)
  • Active listening – ability to hear problems / empathize
  • Passive listening – ability to hear, see, predict trends
  • How to talk to customers, providers and audiences – elements of storytelling
  • Command of written language

Photographer

  • Attention to detail
  • Active listening – ability to hear problems / empathize
  • Understanding of visual principles (rules and how to break them)
  • Technical skills for equipment and output (equipment, software, paper, archiving)
  • How to talk to customers and providers – elements of storytelling
  • Ability to not be too attached to any one idea (test, iterate, listen for feedback)

Do any of these interest you? Are you transitioning or wanting to transition into any of these types of jobs? I’d love to hear your story.

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