Design Is a Job

  • by Mike Monteiro
  • Narrated by Mike Monteiro
  • 4 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Co-founder of Mule Design and raconteur Mike Monteiro wants to help you do your job better. From contracts to selling design, from working with clients to working with each other, this brief book is packed with knowledge you can't afford not to know.

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Brilliant, bright and extremely useful.

Mike tells it like it is. Here's how to sport a healthy web / design business. His advice is sound and valid. I agree a 100% with him, as it's the way I've run my own business and dealt with clients since I started in 2009. It's what has made my business profitable and stable while some of my "best" competitors have burnt their noses on bad clients, big projects that drag on forever, doing too much free work due to lack of clear scope at project initiation etc etc etc.

He gives great advice on how to deal with problematic clients, how to charge, what to charge, what to look out for, how to work with freelancers, and more. Well, basically it's how to deal with all the stuff most web / designers struggle with.

I have already recommended this book to three people, all of whom I know will benefit greatly from it. One of them has already praised it as much as I do.

It's extremely useful and to the point.
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- Oliver Nielsen

Loved it ! Working and aspiring designers BUY IT !

What made the experience of listening to Design Is a Job the most enjoyable?

Im a working designer and illustrator but although I wished that I could attend school and get a degree I was not able to do so in my young adult years. There is priceless info in here that experience with big clients is the only school for alot of the info in this book. Great details and great narrator. Mike is a smart and skilled man.


Any additional comments?

Worth every penny for any designer. Few people have the experience that Mike does and even fewer have written a detailed and entertaining book about it. I have shared it with as many of my designer and illustrator friends. :)

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- TF

Book Details

  • Release Date: 03-31-2014
  • Publisher: A Book Apart