Single designers in teams, how do you get design mentorship or coaching?

4 years ago from Ravi Agrawal, Product Designer, Front End Developer

  • Tom WoodTom Wood, 4 years ago

    This was ultimately the main reason I got a new job. I pushed myself, but despite the best advice that the "internet is all you need", you can't know what you're lacking in until someone points it out.

    So, my advice to you is to see if your company can provide you with a budget to get some training to expand your design thinking. IDEO seems to be an incredible place for this.

    For me, for example, I didn't realise that my typography and layout skills weren't up to scratch. If I had stayed in the role, I would probably have never known how they were lacking or where to improve them. So it is tough.

    18 points