work/life balance

Transitions: Moving Up and Making Time

My current title is senior designer—which means, in my case, that my job includes a mix of contact with clients, management of younger designers, and chunks of time when I listen to music and focus on perfecting my formal craft while the hours fly by. Over the next couple of years, I plan to...

What People Don’t get About My Job

The Atlantic has been running a great series of first-person interviews called “What People Don’t get About My Job.” I love it because it shows that people really do think about their work, and actually try to do a good job from day to day. There’s a lot of intelligence behind the desk we...