What kind of a designer are you?

Many of us all designers, but we are not the same.

Every designer has a different approach, a unique set of traits and skills that make them special. So, have you ever wondered, what kind of a designer are you?

Take this quick test and find out!

The first thing I do when I start my workday…

I’m checking up my to-do list.confetti
I’m checking up on my social media — Dribbble, Instagram and Twitter.confetti
I sip my coffee and argue with another designer under a blog post.confetti
Already deep down in Hotjar and Google Analytics data.confetti
Cleaning my desktop and naming all the layers in a project I did yesterday.confetti

You have to design a button for a website. What is your approach?

I check on general style guide and design a button.confetti
I swipe through my inspiration folder and design a button in the newest, popular “neuomorphic” style.confetti
I sigh on such a silly task, I design a perfect button, I code it and I implement it on the website.confetti
I check all the data I have on buttons, run accessibility tests, then install analytics and observe.confetti
I get irritated by the fact that the whole website is implemented poorly and everything is badly aligned. I end up redesigning the whole website.confetti

You are on a meeting with a client. What are you possibly doing?

I’m going through all the feedback and resolving as much tasks I can on the go.confetti
I’m showing inspiration mood-board for an interface, highly inspired by all the newest trends and wow effects I recently discovered on the internet.confetti
I’m disagreeing with everything my client has to say —I’m the specialist here.confetti
I’m in the middle of card-sorting session, doing proto personas or creating a/b tests.confetti
I insist on creating a design-system, because of the visual mess and inconsistency of the whole product.confetti

Choose one social media portal:

I don’t really have time for social media.confetti
Dribbbleconfetti
I have my own website, where I write all the stuff I have to say.confetti
I only read Norman Nielsen Group blog.confetti
Medium.confetti

You’re close to a project deadline. What do you do?

I take extra hours to finish all the tasks and will probably crunch today.confetti
I take some of the finished interface screens and put it into a mockup, so I have something to post on Dribbble.confetti
I get angry and complain that if I did everything by myself, the project would be done on time.confetti
I calculate the probability on finishing the product on time.confetti
I do the last QA session and adjust the text on a button of a main CTA, so it’s perfectly aligned.confetti

You get a negative feedback from a client. How do you react?

I thank for the feedback and begin to change my design so it meets the client’s expectations.confetti
I feel offended, I resign from a project and I cry.confetti
I get irritated, and I write an essay explaining why the client is wrong.confetti
I present all the latest data to prove that my project is functional and well-thought.confetti
I criticize all of their current products, because everything they did is outdated, low-quality and visually ugly.confetti

What is the most important thing when designing a product?

To develop MVP as soon as possible and get the feedback from the users.confetti
To make the interface look creative, modern and visually appealing.confetti
To make sure that it’s done by a professional (like me).confetti
Research, research and once again research.confetti
To achieve the highest quality possible, both in design and development.confetti

What is the most important trait of a Product Designer?

Efficiency.confetti
Creativity.confetti
Who cares, I’ve got it all.confetti
Knowledge.confetti
Attention to details.confetti

You’re doing a presentation on a Design Conference. What would the title of your presentation be?

“How to improve your productivity?”..confetti
“The design trend predictions for 2020”.confetti
Presentation? I’m doing a Q&A with me as a main guest.confetti
“The art of research (and why it matters?)”.confetti
“Done is NOT better than perfect”.confetti

Should designers code?

It’s good to know a bit, so I can talk to developers easily.confetti
Is there a Dribbble for developers?confetti
A REAL designer should do it all. Research, design and code.confetti
NO! There is a room for everyone — researchers, UX designers, UI designers and developers.confetti
Designers should know basics of coding and developers should know basics of design.confetti

What would be the perfect ending of your day?

Getting all the tasks done, so I can enjoy my free time.confetti
My shot ending up on a Dribbble popular page.confetti
My client finally agreeing on everything I have to say.confetti
Getting that conversion rate up to 100%confetti
My design being implemented pixel-perfect by a developer.confetti

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