Last week, we examined a few different paths designers can take in their careers. Developing your soft skills—and gaining confidence in them—is essential in transitioning to the professional world of design. But when you have no work experience under your belt, how do you show employers you’d be a great design hire?
The answer to this question, which I learned while recruiting designers at Dropbox, is to demonstrate an explosive trajectory. This lesson covers four characteristics that signal to employers you have tremendous potential—and make it easy for them to say, “Yes!”