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NameWhy this designer is interesting to meMentorship possibilityCurrent position on LinkedIn2020-20152015-20102010-20052005-20002000-1995
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Your NameWhy are you an interesting designer?--What job are you doing now?What job are you doing now?What jobs were you doing 5 years ago? What jobs were you doing 10 years ago?What jobs were you doing 15 years ago?What jobs were you doing 20 years ago?
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Inspiring Designer #1Why do you look up to this designer? What's interesting to you about their career? What have they done that you want to do?What job are they doing now? What job were they doing 5 yeas ago?What job were they doing 10 yeas ago?What job were they doing 15 yeas ago?What job were they doing 20 yeas ago?
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Example: Wilson MinerSuccessful leap from journalism to software, ran teams and worked on products with a meaningful impactInternet stalkingDesigner at StripeDesigner at Stripe, Digital Design at the California Sunday MagazineCreative Director at The Factory, Product Designer at FacebookHead of Design at Rdio, Designer and cofounder of Everyblock, Interactive Designer at AppleDesigner and Commercial Development Manager at Lawrence Journal World, Art Director/Web Designer at PilgrimPageWeb Designer at 401 design
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Example: Khoi VinhSuccessful leap from journalism to software, actively writes and uses journalism skills, has published booksWe're connectedPrincipal Designer at AdobePrincipal Designer at AdobeDesign Chair at Wildcard, Founder at Design Dept., VP of User Experience at Wildcard, Design Director of Mobile at EtsyCEO at Mixel, Design Director at New York TimesPrincipal at BehaviorDesign Director at Rare Medium
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ThemesWhat do all the designers you look up to have in common? Did they take any common paths? Are they on a similar or wildly different trajectory than you?
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InsightsDo their career paths interest you? Do you want to do something similar? What were these designers doing when you were in high school? Are you on track, behind, ahead, doing something totally different? Do you need to change directions?
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