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IT & Software

Characteristics of a Good Designer

Characteristics of a good designer

1. Being empathetic

Understanding your users' emotions and the people you work with allows you to produce compelling work that speaks to the right audience.

2. Having confidence

Being confident in yourself and your skills goes a long way. Don't just have big ideas, execute in them.

3. Being optimistic

Approach everything with a can-do attitude and a hope to succeed.

4. Just doing it

You waste a lot time complaining or wondering "what if?". Instead, just create and learn as you go.

5. Embracing Ambiguity

As designers, people look to you to solve their problems. Most of the time, you're not going to have the answers or any information. It's up tp you to thrive off these unknowns to get the job done.

6. Learning and Iterating

Having a growth mindset allows you to look at thing form a beginners perspective.

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