• Marc EdwardsMarc Edwards, 6 years ago (edited 6 years ago )

    Sorry, but I don’t see anything constructive here.

    I’ve never met a designer who wears a turtleneck. Even if it’s just a metaphor, it seems to be a weak one. What’s the actual point to be made? Surely anyone wanting to fit into a social group is going to start out by mimicking peers they look up to? I don’t see that as a bad thing.

    This TED talk comes to mind: Your body language shapes who you are, by Amy Cuddy

    Attacking someone who’s starting out feels wrong.

    There are occasional glimmers of hope in the form of decent work, but that work is overshadowed by homogeny.

    If you’re looking for a junior, then you should also be looking to nurture and develop their talent.

    I look at one portfolio and then another, seemingly identical, and wonder, “Which one isn’t an asshole?”

    The interview process is supposed to solve that.

    or “Who is going to cost less?”

    Is that your main concern? Good, fast, cheap. Pick two.

    Stop trying to find the perfect design process. There isn’t one. Every project is different; therefore every project requires a different approach, which means you need a different set of questions, tools, and people to solve the problem.

    This seems conflicting.

    By learning, reading and fine tuning your design process, surely you’re learning, reading and fine tuning which design process and tools to use for different problems?

    23 points