From your light bulb moment to final presentation, the creative process isn’t always a smooth road. The trick is to avoid as many bumps and curves as you can. So we’ve been working on ways to help you find what you need to keep work flowing between you and your collaborators. Today, we’re unveiling new features that make it easier to locate your most frequently used files, stay on top of projects, and work seamlessly as a team. Now everything you need is in one place, with up-to-date, easy-to-find information. Here’s what’s new.
It’s the weekly meeting again. You grab a seat, set down your coffee, open your laptop, and get comfortable—mind-numbingly comfortable. Your energy drops, your focus drifts, your ideas begin to calcify.
Whether you’re a graphic designer, UX/UI designer, or art director, being the designated artist on your team presents its own set of challenges. That goes beyond everyday miscommunications between right-brain creatives and left-brain analysts. Artists often follow their own set of processes that make them unique within a team of collaborators. To better understand how to bridge these differences, we talked with marketing and design professionals across the US. In part three of our series on effective collaboration, we’ll share what we learned, identify pain points, and suggest ways to address them. Here are three tips for teaming with artists.
Josh McHugh is passionate about every phase of a creative project, from the initial idea to the final expression. Josh’s favorite projects combine deep research, social impact, and the polish of a feature film. We chatted with Josh about the many roles needed to produce something great, as well as his proudest creative accomplishment.
Dwight D. Eisenhower made plenty of tough decisions in his career. As a two-term US president, a five-star World War II general, and the first Supreme Commander of NATO, Ike spent his days prioritizing ruthlessly and acting quickly. The secret behind his cut-to-the-chase efficiency? The Eisenhower matrix, a system that prioritized problems according to two key factors: importance and urgency.
To better understand how teams collaborate, we talked with thousands of marketing and design professionals in the US. Today, we want to share what we learned. In part two of our series on effective collaboration, we’ll continue looking at marketing personas to identify their pain points and suggest ways to solve them. Here are three tips for teaming with wordsmiths.