The secret to hiring a designer
We just rebranded and redesigned the entire Grouper site in about 3 weeks. We came in under budget, perfectly on time, and the results exceeded our expectations. It couldn’t have gone any better.
We owe much of this to a single piece of brilliant advice we received a few months ago, which applies equally well to hiring a designer part-time or full-time.
I was chatting with Aaron Epstein and Darius Monsef (aka Bubs), the founders of Creative Market and Color Lovers — both awesome, designer-focused sites. I figured if anyone would have pro tips about working with designers it’d be them. They didn’t disappoint and delivered this gem:
Make sure you like the designer’s style so much that you would trust them to create a design for you without any input.