I’m a firm believer that the best code is no code. More code often leads to more bugs and more time spent maintaining it. At Major League Soccer, we’re a very small team, so we take this principle to heart. We try to optimize where we can, either through maximizing code reuse or lightening our maintenance burden.
I couldn’t agree more with one of the world’s most celebrated graphic designers. And, why shouldn’t I? Design is a universal language, and there are many ways to create brilliant and aesthetically pleasing designs. In our previous article where we spoke about the UI Design trends in 2017, we saw how trends and styles come and go, right from skeuomorphism to flat. Recently, however, gradients have been the topic of conversation.
Every now and then during my research I’d see an accurate posting show up. This was either “front-end engineer” or “front-end designer”. One of the front-end designer one was slightly “off”, but close. They were also looking for somebody who can design in Sketch or Illustrator, which was ok-ish — I guess? (I’m not opinionated about this). I really liked these two titles. Just reading the title I could guess what the job’s going to be and I was right (almost) every time I clicked in. What I am proposing with this is that front-end developers start labelling themselves with new titles depending on their mastery. The titles as follow: