graphic designer


  I started following The Scribble Studio on Instagram a few weeks go and saw that she was having a local workshop. It was a great refresher on hand lettering. Thanks Whitney for making the stopover! Looking forward to the next classe(es) next spring.

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I stumbled across this interesting link/article written by Rachel Nabors, when I glanced through one of 99u’s email newsletters. I’m not implying this is the end all/be all but definitely her situation and what’s happened with her, and in my opinion, worth reading. I can’t help but think that by reading and sharing this article, that I was possibly, subconsciously, looking for self-justification for my current...

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The Vampire Test


Posted By on Apr 16, 2014

I’m reading this creative book called Show Your Work (Austin Kleon) and the writer talks about this “Vampire Test” that can be used on people, jobs, places or hobbies, etc. “It’s a simple way to know who you should let in and out of your life. If, after hanging out with someone you feel worn out and depleted, that person is a vampire. If, after hanging out with someone you still feel full of energy, that...

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The Creative Group’s 2014 Salary Guide is here! Check it out, especially if you’re in a creative field [such as: designer, web designer, web developer, interactive marketing manager, digital project manager, user experience (ux) designer, web content writer, etc.]. I love the coffee theme of the guide too.

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Friday night’s takeaway from James White //┬áSignal Noise was this:You don’t know where your work will end up if you don’t put it out there.He also went on to say: Do it. Do it today or do it tomorrow, because no one is ever going to know your work, if you don’t put it out there.I would gladly post notes, but I actually found a video of his presentation that was quite similar to Friday night. Of course, you...

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Tonight’s post is a quick rant about my recent discovery of my current job title and how I’m feeling about it. So even though my elevator pitch is “graphic designer”, I’ve come to recognize that for the last 15+ years, I’m more of a production designer. I produce someone else’s creative ideas – at least by day. By day, I mean by the companies that I’ve been employed by. Sure, some...

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