Re: Fear and Loathing at the Job Site
I think the link between subject matter expertise andI admit that I was partly venting. For me, there's nothing more annoying than shoddy work - unless it's shoddy work accompanied by a superior attitude. And that includes my work, too. I wince at one or two bad pieces I've done in the past, and the usual excuse of lack of time doesn't really spare me the embarasssment. As for the attitude, I've gradually realized that, unless I come to a piece of work with a very practical attitude - one that you might even call humble - the chances are very good that I won't do my best work.
content/design is becoming stronger and more crucial
as we speak. Maybe that scares a lot of us, as it
requires that we choose an area of specialization,
which might restrict the pool of employers for whom we
might work. Or would it make us more valuable?
But the realization that good design needs expertise, too, was an unexpected benefit. I'd never realized it before. But it seems obvious enough, now that I stop to think of it.
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