Oooo, that's a hard one, because I always wanted to do something in the design industry, but perhaps a writer.
Figma and Adobe XD
90s music :)
Ahhhhh such a hard one!! Using Eina 03 and I love it!
Good Will Hunting
A logo and it was awful :)) In 2009.
Your design decisions are not arbitrary, they matter and you matter! Keep going!
A mixture of taking courses at a local computer school for religious women and reading lots of blogs online.
Erm, probably, TikTok! The disruption and adoption in the social media marketplace has been insane. I also like its algorithm and how you end up in all sorts of TikTok world. Loom has really changed the way we communicate asynchronously, and Figma and Adobe XD have been instrumental on a collaboration level in the design community.
Don't worry Miriam, it's going to be tough, you'll go through a process all designers go through and then some, but you will get through it and you will be okay :)
We have a design leadership problem. We don't have clear design trajectories for product designers. There aren't many CDO positions and we need to figure out what happens to designers once they reach a certain level. Is people management the only way up? Or how does one become a high-level IC? Or does one need to go into consultancy and mentoring