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Discussion on: Can you excel at front-end with average UI design skill?

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Samia Ruponti

Thank you for posting that job. Job posts like these confuse the hell outta me. I am pretty good with code (if not then I can figure it out) but I absolutely suck at designing. But all jobs seem to want people who can design first and code later, or code in JavaScript exclusively. I guess you are looking for those rare people?

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I wouldn't say all jobs want people who can design first and then code later, because not every company wants developers who design.

Sometimes they just want people that can take a wireframe or mockup, and implement it in a client - whether that's web or mobile.

For that specific position, we're looking for someone to guide the improvement of our design system, allowing developers to be more productive instead of worrying about styling.