…what Jonathan Ravaz, a designer and prototyper from Oculus, said during our interview. He said that architects figured everything out a long time ago, and when he starts exploring new concepts, he eventually realizes that they are best practices that architects already defined and use every day.
…uch harder to teach a person how to be engaged with their projects or how to play well with others. When there is an emphasis placed on the tools you’ll use as a designer with the stipulation you need those skills to be hired, it suggests a rigidity in the position you may not find amenable with learning and growth.
…nutes into my portfolio presentation. For me, too much focus on the portfolio is a red flag because building screens is the easiest part of building a product. The hardest part is selling the design and gaining alignment on the right solution to the right problem. That takes critical thinking, character, motivation and the ability to work well with others.