Welcome to our not-so-secret diary
Musings, missives and more from Slack Design
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How We Create Impact
How We Work
What We Do
Hey Slack Design — What are the best ways to uplevel or learn new skills?
Hey Slack Design — I didn’t go to school for product design. Will I be able to make it in the industry without some type of formal education? What can I do to differentiate myself?
Hey Slack Design — When will I know that I should be a manager? If I decide I want to stick to being a designer, will I regret that decision as I advance in my career?
Hey Slack Design — Which is the right place for a new designer: a big company, agency, or startup?
Hey Slack Design — How can I tell which companies I should go for to get the most growth?
Hey Slack Design — In school, I studied something other than design. How can I make use of that educational background now, in my work as a designer?
Hey Slack Design — I’m currently a mid-level product designer. Should I get a Design MBA or a masters in Design/HCI to advance my career?
Hey Slack Design — Am I doing myself a disservice by starting out my career as a freelance designer?
Hey Slack Design — How much, if any, code should I learn?
Hey Slack Design — I studied a bunch of different design practices at school, from print design to graphic communication to UX design. Now that I’ve graduated, how do I decide what type of designer I want to be?
Hey, Slack Design — As a UX writer, I want to build up my design knowledge, too. Which design skills would be the most useful for me to learn?