Design teams know how intrinsic to business their work is, and yet they still often find themselves undervalued. Emma Sexton offers some concrete advice on how to solve the problem, and think differently about your team in the process
Faced with the challenge of creating a wide variety of messaging across multiple channels with a tight budget, the Guardian, like many brands, has switched to a largely in-house model for its advertising. We talk to the team about why it works
Emma Sexton, founder of the In-House Design Awards, explains why winning awards can be just as valuable for in-house teams as agencies – so long as the categories reflect their different priorities
Have you considered getting your in-house creative team to seek out their own external client base for project opportunities?
What to do when your in-house creative team has more work than they can handle? Emma Sexton suggests ways in which in-house teams can deal with the pressure without getting overwhelmed
In-house teams often struggle to convey the true value of what they contribute. In-house expert Emma Sexton suggests three ways to help an organisation see that the value of design goes way beyond ‘making it look pretty’
As part of CR’s In-House Week we speak to Adam Roberts, Senior UX Design Manager, Samsung, about how he organises the design projects that go through his London-based studio
As a part of CR’s in-house week we spoke to Louise Troen, VP, International Marketing and Comms at Bumble about the rapid evolution of the dating app and how it is growing into a global lifestyle brand
For the latest in our series on in-house design leaders, we talk to Transport for London Experience Lead Jimi Rowe about the challenges of working within an organisation and why digital products may all be starting to look the same
Jim Stoddart, art director at Penguin Press since 2001, talks about an early switch from architecture to graphic design, where he finds inspiration, and the importance of patience and empathy in design. This article is part of our series focusing on designers working in-house.