Being The Only Designer

Working with non-designers while being the lone designer at your organization.

As a designer, you may often find yourself in the role of team of one. This can be both a blessing and a curse.

On one hand, you have complete creative control; on the other hand, you may feel isolated and alone in your design work. It requires building strong relationships with non-designers to get buy-in for your designs, and also allow you to tap into different perspectives.

Another way to manage being the only designer is to embrace your unique position. Use it as an opportunity to experiment and push boundaries.

Remember that being the only designer doesn’t mean you have to do everything yourself. Be sure to delegate and ask for help when needed. Talk to these mentors to thrive as a solo designer.

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