340: Starting Over and Combating Design Q&A

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We're answering your questions about how to fill in giant gaps in work history, whether designers should know the basics of HTML and CSS, and combating the need for high-res mock ups for Q&A.


Chris Coyier and Dave Rupert in silly sunglasses and a sign that says Shawp Tawlkk Shough DOT COM

Chris Coyier and Dave Rupert

This episode is with just Chris & Dave, ShopTalk Show's hosts. Chris is the co-founder of CodePen and creator of CSS-Tricks, and Dave is lead developer at Paravel.

Time Jump Links

  • 00:42 Front-end vs back-end vs full stack
  • 24:55 Sponsor: WooCommerce
  • 26:54 Q: What kind of advice do you have for someone like me with a giant gap in their work history?
  • 32:30 Q: What do you think and what are standards in your circles - should designers know basics of HTML and CSS?
  • 42:48 Q: How do I combat the "We need high-res mocks for QA to look at, so they know how it's supposed to look"?
  • 54:25 Signing off...
  • 55:24 Shake yo hips jobs announcement