Getting the Job Done: Working with Designers

Those that have managed designers or who have hired one for a freelance project know that not every project goes smoothly. This often isn’t a lack of skills or experience on the designer’s part, but a lack of properly managing the designer’s role in the project. A designer’s involvement should be more than just providing them with a timeline and expected deliverables. One common cause of problems is a misunderstood task: a manager (or client) and a designer simply don’t understand what they want from each other. This leads to mutual dissatisfaction and poor performance. This may seem obvious, but

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