Designer at J2
Starting out as a designer can mean constantly moving between jobs, working styles, and design specialties – and Sam Cush is exemplary of this shifting landscape, with a laundry list of experience in everything from printmaking to biotech. We sat down with Sam to talk about the journey to their current role at J2, from internships to freelancing to jumping between full-time jobs. Stick around for Sam’s input on how to advocate for yourself as a professional designer, knowing when it’s time to try a new job, and how to build (and leverage!) your network in school and beyond.