Designer’s Life in IT Company

Hey all designers & artist, I am putting down points that one artist or designer will encounter in his life while working in an IT Company.

This are the points that I heard through my friends & their experiences dealing with this IT junkies…


  1. everyone is expert except you
  2. they give free comments that never will help your work but to say they understand your job
  3. you submit your work before time or you submit your work late is same problem
  4. No brief about project but they will just say, “Design Any Poster”
  5. no value to your work
  6. there are so many fool people around you that you can’t laugh in front of them
  7. No creative freedom
  8. Salary Increment? Why a designer will ever need that???
  9. Design? Anybody can do it!!!
  10. “PPT is tool of Design”
  11. You believe in Mac but you get Windows’ Experience.
  12. an IT employee’s suggestions for good poster design, “Use RGB Default Palette Red Color for big Mass in design, It helps you to make your point or just ask me…!!!”
  13. Do you smoke?
  14. “Why you waste your time in doing sketches & roughs, layouts?”, “Do directly on your PC & save time”
  15. Your Office PC’s system Configuration in year 2010 = Pentium 4 + 256mb RAM + 80GB Hard Disk
  16. Wacom? What is that?
  17. Your Project Manager is MBA Degree holder & You BFA Degree holder!!! How close & how apart
  18. Agreement of non disclosure of work so You can’t put your work in your Portfolio…
  19. 150px by 150px of work & 1024px by 768px of work requires same amount of time…
  20. One fine day one of your IT Company collegue will say to you, “Visiting online design tutoial websites & design blog is waste of time…”
  21. Apple Inc.? They are just another computer company!!!
  22. You want Photoshop CS5? Why don’t you use GIMP & save our time & money???

Mandar Apte

This website contains a design articles blog by Mandar Apte. He writes and shares his iOS development, graphic, web, & animation film design experience through articles. Mandar is Mumbai based multi-disciplinary designer with expertise in UI, UX, Logo, Symbol, and Brand Identity design. He is an alumnus of Sir J. J. Institute of Applied Art, Mumbai. He currently runs his studio in the heart of the city of Mumbai.

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