• Justin EdmundJustin Edmund, over 9 years ago

    I had a few criteria that I developed over many, many interviews at many, many companies:

    1. I didn't want to work at an agency.
    2. I wanted to work at a startup or somewhere dealing with technology.
    3. I didn't want to work anywhere I would have been the first designer.
    4. I didn't want to be in New York City (my hometown).
    5. I wanted to be in San Francisco.

    I don't really know why consultancies offered me positions, but if I were to guess, it might have been some combination of being half-decent at design, knowing how to code, having built full products, and CMU being a prestigious design school.

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