Dave Malouf wrote:
> That reality is no longer true. There are a growing # of degree
> programs that include programming, visual design, and human-centered
> thinking than ever before.
I agree that there are a lot of people fresh out of college with design
degrees that have touched Java, AJAX, Flash and the like. (I've helped
with classes where they were students, even.) And there are
corresponding entry-level job openings out there for which they are very
However, we see plenty of listings out here that have a laundry list of
technologies *and* a list of experience requirements that nobody has
straight out of college. They clearly want a senior, experienced
person who is both an excellent designer and technologist, but they
stick "2-4 years experience" in the listing for reasons I don't exactly
Maybe it's to lower the salary expectations?
J. E. 'jet' Townsend, IDSA
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