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Project managers serve as the liaison between the designer and the client, but sometimes instead of serving as the liaison they can be a barrier between the designer and the client. When the designer is fed second-hand information through the project manager, this can result in misinterpretation and miscommunication.
When project managers communicate the tasks of a project to the designer, that is simply insufficient. In order for a designer to do a…Continue
Posted on May 26, 2012 at 9:32am — 3 Comments
If you’re like me, you graduated from art school and had dreams of working as an art director at a small agency. You envisioned having your own office on the top floor of a loft with 30-foot ceilings.
Designers would play ping-pong below; people were allowed to drink beer at work; and brilliant ideas would flow effortlessly from your mind into multi-million-dollar campaigns for clients like Nike and Coca-Cola.
In fact, you got a job at a large corporation and were shown to a…Continue
Posted on April 4, 2012 at 6:00am