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Dec 6, 2019

Find the work you love on Dribbble

Finding new opportunities for designers has long been at the heart of the Dribbble experience. Today, we’re excited to announce updates to our Dribbble Pro subscription to help you and your team build a thriving future in design.

Dec 6, 2019

The best creative advice of 2019: Words of wisdom for every designer

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To help start you off on the right foot in 2020, we rounded up some of the best creative advice we heard from designers throughout 2019. Absorb these tidbits of wisdom, and get ready to shine even brighter next year.

Dec 5, 2019

30 famous animated characters reimagined by another designer

Honor

Brace yourselves—because your favorite animated characters received a little bit of a makeover today. Can you identify these famous fictional friends? They might be looking a little different!

Dec 4, 2019

Top 5 challenges of working remotely & how to overcome them

Remote Work

Remote work might sound pretty amazing, but the reality is that working from home comes with its own set of unique challenges. See what the most common pain points are for remote designers and learn some essential techniques for overcoming them.

Dec 3, 2019

What a middle school art instructor can teach us about creativity

In a very special Dribbble Video, we go back to grade school and revisit art class with teacher Wendy Brasher. Watch Wendy deliver an important message about creativity, letting go of our egos, and making the world a better place through our art—because we could all use a creative pep talk every once in a while.

Dec 2, 2019

Here's how a UX internship will help you land a coveted design job

Developer Advocates

Is a UX design internship worth your time? A design recruiter at Facebook explains how completing an internship can help you land a coveted UX role more efficiently than jumping headfirst into the job search.

Nov 27, 2019

Designer Gift Guide 2019: The best holiday gift ideas for designers

Prezzies WIP

‘Tis the season, Dribbblers! Whether you’re shopping for a graphic designer, UX designer, typography maven, or any manner of design geek, we’ve got plenty of unique gifts in our 2019 Designer Gift Guide!

Nov 26, 2019

A love for letters: Get to know type designer Mark Caneso

Good Luck Pin

Get to know Type Designer, Graphic Designer, and Lettering Artist Mark Caneso! Catch a glimpse of his current freelance life where Mark moves to a new state every year, and learn why he’s all about embracing the unfamiliar.

Nov 25, 2019

Beyond the salary—3 essential factors designers look for in a job

Happy Women's Day!

If you want to attract top design talent, you need to know what designers are looking for in their careers—aside from a competitive salary. Here are three other important factors designers said they seek out in a job.

Nov 22, 2019

Top 4 critical skills for designers to learn in 2020

Education

What are the most important skills designers identified as wanting to learn in the next few years to advance in their careers? We’re revealing the top four responses from our global design community and sharing some resources to help you level-up in these areas.

Nov 21, 2019

New design job? How to negotiate your salary like a pro

Get it girls

Know your worth and get paid what you deserve: Here are some best practices for approaching the salary conversation in a design interview. Follow these tips, and you’ll be negotiating like a pro in no time.

Nov 20, 2019

Here are the top 3 U.S. states with the highest designer salaries

Shares

When it comes to designer salaries, what are the best states with the best buck? We’re revealing the top three US states where you can earn the most as a designer. Study up and make sure you’re getting paid what you deserve!

Nov 19, 2019

How do you stack up? Explore Dribbble's 2019 Global Design Survey

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More than 17,000 design professionals across the globe shared their insights into where the design industry is and where it’s heading. Learn more about Dribbble’s Global Design Survey and explore findings behind designer salaries, career trends, and what’s next for your design discipline.

Nov 18, 2019

The Evolution of Web Design: 2000 - 2004

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Ready for a blast from the past? Explore web design in the early 2000s where personal websites, Wikipedia, and the earliest internet meme emerged. Enjoy this fascinating timeline of web design’s evolution between 2000-2004.

Nov 15, 2019

Don't overlook these 5 open enrollment elements

Hello Friends!

Mark your calendars because it’s open enrollment time! We’re breaking down the big elements self-employed creatives need to consider—from health insurance to retirement, and everything in between.

Nov 14, 2019

How to get started in Product Illustration

Product Illustration

What is product illustration and why are tech companies suddenly embracing this art form? Get a break down of this niche form of illustration and walk away with some practical tips to get started.

Nov 13, 2019

Get the inside scoop on Dribbble's new shop collection!

Good Vibes Capsule Collection

Who’s ready to spread good vibes all season long? Brand new items have just hit the Dribbble Shop, and we’re here to tell you all about the inspiration behind the collection designed by Dribbbler Aron Leah. We’re calling it—The Good Vibes Capsule Collection. Get the inside scoop!

Nov 12, 2019

The ultimate guide to hiring with design exercises

Perfect Office

Using ethical design exercises and treating applicants with operational empathy isn’t just good practice; it also makes a ton of sense for your business. In this handy guide for hiring managers, learn how to attract top-talent by incorporating ethical design challenges into your interview process.

Nov 11, 2019

Taking a chance on design: How this designer found her dream career

Visual designer and illustrator Tyler Elise Blinderman joins us today to share her inspiring path into design, and why taking risks and doing what scares you is the most important thing you can do to continue growing and learning in your craft.

Nov 8, 2019

What happens when designers gather IRL: October's Dribbble Meetups

Community

Hundreds of designers gathered around the globe last month to talk shop, share tips, and participate in design discussions—from how to maximize your presence on Dribbble, to whether designers should learn to code, and much more. Check out a few awesome highlights from October’s Dribbble Meetups 2019!