10 Habits of Highly Successful Designers

Are you a designer that’s trying to improve your overall level of productivity, skill and range of projects that you can work on?

1 — Great organisational skills

As a designer, you might be working as a freelancer across multiple projects at the same time.

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2 — Self-discipline

As mentioned above you will probably be a freelance designer, and even if you are working for a well-established company, you may have the option to work remotely from home.

3 — Constantly learn

The amount of skills and knowledge you have when it comes to being successful designers represent the range of tools you will have when working on a project.

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4 — Prioritise

With many different tasks to do at the same time, you need to figure out what ones are more important, or more time-sensitive.

5 — Goal setting

A great habit you must master to improve productivity is goal setting.

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6 — Don’t sacrifice on quality

Related: Top 10 Gaming Logos — Video Game Logo Design

7 — Follow up with the client

Once the work has been handed in, ensure that you follow up with the customer afterwards.

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8 — Understand your value

You can damage yourself by working on projects that don’t pay the amount you are actually worth.

9 — Take risks selectively

Want to impress a new client and get much work from them in the future?

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10 — Select projects you can be passionate about

There is a vast variety of projects that can be tackled as a designer, and you should not apply for them all.


Incorporating as many of these habits into your daily working life will improve the success of your career in the long run.

Written by

Inkbot Design a Creative Graphic Design Agency in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Experts in Logo Design and Branding. https://inkbotdesign.com/

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