Listen to two creative women who work in tech talk about how they balance side projects on top of a full time job

Design Life is a podcast about design and side projects for motivated creators. It was born after your hosts, two serial side project addicts, saw a gap in the podcast market for a conversational show about design and the issues young creatives face, that was hosted by two women.

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086: Balancing professional growth with getting paid

July 17

Professional development and growing your skills is important in any design job, but when you’re freelancing it can be hard to fit in as any time you spend learning is time not spent working for clients. in this episode we discuss the responsibility we have to develop our skills and how we incorporate learning into … Continued

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Charli

Charli

@charliprangley

Marketing designer at ConvertKit and with nearly 60,000 subscribers on YouTube, Charli speaks at conferences and runs her own online store.

Charli

Femke

@femkesvs

Designer at Atomic, Femke writes weekly about creative self-help and achieving your goals. She also interviews under-rated creatives on Medium.

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Design Life is one of the highlights of my week. Recorded in a conversational style, the Podcast is full of insights, advice and topics on design. I love it!

@SRHDesign

Design Life is a breath of fresh air in this noisy market of design podcasts. Charli and Femke share past experiences, failures, and aspirations. They’re in the trenches growing alongside us.

@BrentGalloway

Design Life is inspiring, motivating and thought-provoking. A must-listen for people in all stages of their creative careers!

@hollie_arnett

I highly recommend this week’s episode of Design Life! Extremely relatable experiences with being overwhelmed, and solid advice.

@zachgrosser

Shout out to Design Life for being awesome and helping me realize that side projects don't have to have a full time end goal

@itsoctopodes

Loved the Design Life episode on confidence and the sentiment that it comes from experience not always skill - keep working, keep improving

@ashRobDesign