Be nice. Or else.
Tried it, but its nowhere near ready. The performance is insanely slow, to the point that this is unusable. I can't draw rectangles or move artboards without extreme chop, and I feel I have a mid-grade device. (iMac Retina 5k, Late 2015 3.2 Ghz Core i5, 40 GB DDR3 RAM)
I want it to work, but it seems like I'll have to wait some time before it is even in a decently testable state.
No. Depth, pay, culture, clients, collaboration, disciplines - these are my chief reasons, in no particular order.
Gatsby. Previously, Jekyll.
They're both nice for different reasons.
Well at least this one is a bit funny.
I have a 17" mid-2010 MBP which is just okay to work with alone and on the go. It's a bit better when paired with my ~21"-ish monitor at home.
I also have a 13" mid-2014 RMBP, which is terrible to work with by itself. Usually though, it's paired with a 30" and 24" display. These are great to work with.
Going back to my home setup after work feels like I'm designing whilst looking through the mail slot.
As others have mentioned, be prepared to explain your process (both mentally and technically), to walk through some past work (even if only student work) and to go through some whiteboard examples.
If you're asked for suggestions, be tactful/measured in your response - they may have already addressed your suggestions in the past.
I know it sounds cliche, but know your strengths and weaknesses - what you can contribute to the team, but also where you'd like to learn.
Last, while there is always the don't-hire-an-asshole rule, you don't need to be employed by one either, so try to figure that out in your interview. Don't start your bright and shiny career with a begrudging experience - who knows where that will take you.
Either way, good luck!
I use 1password at home, and I'd use it at work too, but there we use Lastpass for the shared credential capabilities in addition to the standard password features.
Be nice. Or else.
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