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Ask DN: What are you proud of?

7 years ago from , Software Designer

Maybe the fact that you're an autodidact, you learnt everything by yourself. Maybe you achieved more than your peers. Maybe you are part of a great team. Maybe all of these or maybe something else.

There are plenty of reasons to be proud of. I'm curious, what are yours.

8 comments

  • Kyle A Kyle A , 7 years ago

    I'm proud that I have begun breaking down walls and leaving my insecurities behind. I was afraid to share my work publicly because of copyright and fear of scrutiny. But after showing my work online and really getting plugged into the design community I have torn down so many walls.

    I love technology and always wanted to be a part of that. I was afraid of exploring UI design, and even more afraid of exploring code. I'm still exploring code, but I left college behind and pursued my passion. I now work at a great job and feel so complete. It's a great feeling and I aspire to help others in any way that I can.

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  • Joe VillanuevaJoe Villanueva, 7 years ago

    Striking out into a new industry, learning what I thought would be the most difficult (code), making the most of opportunities presented to me, and above all never letting what I know limit what I imagine or produce.

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  • Abhi CAbhi C, 7 years ago

    Iterating quickly and purposefully.

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  • Isaac Paavola, 7 years ago

    Learning quickly and independently. I know there's still tons I need to learn/master, but I'm still proud that I was able to become a useful member of an awesome product design team just 3 years after starting freelance when I was 17.

    There's wonderful success stories all over the design community like woah.

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  • Cihad TurhanCihad Turhan, 7 years ago

    Being among of such a good designers.

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  • Nicholas HendrickxNicholas Hendrickx, 7 years ago

    Taking a leap in the dark when choosing to do what I love instead of doing what I studied for for 5 years. So far so good :)

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  • Alejandro VizioAlejandro Vizio, 7 years ago

    Always finding a solution

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  • Marc EdwardsMarc Edwards, 7 years ago

    Being fortunate enough to help others.

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