02 Jun '18, 12am

Be a Better Designer 4: A fine line between Arrogance & Confidence | Design Sojourn

This is a great example of what I face when interacting with designers on a day to day basis. The irony is most people tell you that you must be confident with your design work, portfolio and ability as that’s the only way to sell yourself. This is true to a certain extent but when do you cross that fine line from confidence to over-confidence and finally to arrogance? I think the biggest factor that tips the scale is R.E.S.P.E.C.T. The respect you have for other people (non-designers too) as individuals, and a respect for their time and work. Let me illustrate, recently we have been looking to hire a designer for my department. The responses we got were quite interesting. We had designers looking to come for interviews but making all sorts of demands like only able to meet on certain dates or unreasonable times, singing praises on how great they are so that they deserve a...

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