I'm a Latvian designer living in London.
I design creative solutions to social problems, tell stories through pictures and make complicated things easier to understand.
I recently joined ZPB healthcare communications agency as a lead designer, managing the creative department of one Being the only designer in the company, I'm looking to connect with other creatives, share ideas and get inspired!
p.s. this is the only emoji I use
Graeme last edited by Graeme
Hi Tina, welcome to the community
I haven't met many designers in healthcare, it is a big challenge to be the only designer - this came to my mind straight away.
Maybe we could add a category for solo designers? Do you think it could be useful?
HarperHampton last edited by
@Graeme I would certainly join a group for folks who are a 'team of one'. I work in an internal IT shop as the only developer for ~70 front-end / full-stack developers. It is tricky and lonely sometimes. Being able to talk to other in similar circumstances would be great.
I work as a UX / UI Designer for a software company in Raleigh, NC, USA
ninalimpi Contributor last edited by
Hello Tina! So nice to meet you! How long ago did you move to London? Have been thinking of such a move for the past few years so I'd love to hear your experience...
Graeme last edited by
@HarperHampton actually I have seen similar instances when I worked at IBM - I think there are quite a few who are tackling this situation. Here's a space for it - I'll drop in some of the stories I've come across.
@TinaRemiz welcome to the community, Tina! It's great to have you here. I love how you define your role as "design creative solutions to problems, tell stories through pictures and make complicated things easy" – I look forward to learning lots of complicated things from you. Do share links to some of your work on here!
Hi @Graeme, thanks for your reply and sorry it took me forever to answer!
I loved the article you shared, although it's not really my case. Far from struggling to good design practices into the product development process, I mainly struggle teaching my colleagues how to change text colour in PowerPoint (and not make it acid yellow)!
Yes, a category for solo designers, please!
Hi @ninalimpi, I've been here for over ten years now and came as a student, which made a lot of things easier. If you have any questions I can answer - fire them out!