Archives: Missy Titus

Design Team of One

· January 30th

I’ve had a long history of working on small teams with mostly developers, the occasional marketer or illustrator, and exactly one designer: me. For the last year and a half, I’ve been the only designer at a startup. Super fun, right? Well, yeah, actually. But it’s not without it’s challenges, too. When I accepted the job, I had a lot of excitement…

In-House Manifesto

· May 31st

When I graduated from college, I thought my ideal career track would take me to IDEO or Cooper—agencies whose work seemed to be the pinnacle of design. At the same time, I was almost exclusively applying to in-house design jobs. You might say that I was a recent college grad and it was a recession so I was willing to go after any job I thought I…