I moved into the design industry about seven years ago. The approach behind taking up my first job was to work at a place where I could learn, sharpen my skills, and have colleagues who supported me.
I joined Axelerant about five years ago and transitioned into a new role recently. We’ve been looking for Visual Designers to join the Marketing team at Axelerant and take us to the next level. While reviewing applications, I noticed some consistent patterns, and it occurred to me that a list of tips might benefit young designers. I’m sharing my learnings from this…
Work-wise, not much has changed this past year, but it has been draining due to the limitations of pandemic/lockdown.
In one of my recent meetings, my colleague’s two-year-old daughter dropped by to get her hair tied from her dad. It brought back many beautiful memories from my childhood. It also made me realize how lucky I’ve been to have many such small moments with my family over the past few years.
Overall what has changed for me during the pandemic is that subconsciously counting my blessings has become the mantra — that’s the mindset I’ve adopted this past year.
I always wanted to be an Architect. Ever since I was a kid, the only thing I ever wanted to do was build a house.
Every time I tell this to anyone the first question they ask is “Then why graphic design?” Here’s my story:
Like every kid lego blocks used to be my favourite game. It still is. So when it was time for me to make a decision about my career I made the obvious call. My family wanted me to be an engineer/doctor but I chose Architect.
After giving few entrance exams, I got enrolled in a…