In this month’s column, Siedah counsels a reader who wants to know if it’s possible to be in the design field without having a degree in design.
In this month’s column, Siedah gives her advice on what a first year design student should do to make the most of their time.
In this month’s Ask Siedah, the advice column from designer, writer, and entrepreneur Siedah Mitchum, a reader is considering a career change and needs helps with design resources to make that next step. Also, where are the graphic designers and creatives in Los Angeles, California?
It’s graduation season, and there’s one question on the minds of graduates: design school or no? We talk to two designers to get their feedback on whether design school was necessary for their current design careers.
Design has not been as big a part of the conversation about increasing participation and diversity in tech careers. For the professionals, policymakers, and educators leading the charge for diversity, tech has primarily meant computer science and software development. Coding programs are widely available for learners at every age and career stage. The same cannot be said for design, though this is starting to change.