Rules: We study, but then don't necessarily end up doing what we learned. Here's your chance to say why you think you're good at something that you do - either your job or one or more aspects of it - or something you do as a hobby.
Did you have any formal study of this?No, but my printing and language studies are very relevant.
Did you have any informal study / Did you learn on-the-job?I learned on the job and I've read a lot on the topic - including textbooks and articles. I also have Ohad to consult with (which I often do).
What do you think contributes most to your ability to do this well?Some of it is definitely talent - an ability to look at things in different ways from other people, to separate topics and reorganize them... and experience is also a huge factor.
What of the following do you think contributes *least* to your ability to do this well: studies, on-the-job training, learning from experts informally, experience, otherI think that some of the theoretical material has proven useless, as reality often dictates solutions that contradict it.
Is this more a job or a hobby or a combination of the two?More of a job.
Do you consider yourself a professional?Yes.
Do other people ask for your advice?Yes.
Do you enjoy what you do?Mostly. I particularly enjoy starting a new project and higher level design OR finding solutions to things that are really complicated.
Do you continue to seek more knowledge so that you can improve at what you do?All the time.
Until what age do you think you want to continue doing this?I don't know... 10-15-20 years, I guess.
(Optional) What was your subject for this meme?user interface design
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