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Last Minute Man

06 Aug

Some calls it cramming. For me cramming is for students or anyone non-professionals panicking before the deadline whether it may be studying for an example, submitting paper or doing a plate or project.

But for those who should be considered professionals, cramming is no… SHOULD be non-existent. That’s why you are to be called “professional”. Unfortunately, we have been working with what we call “Last Minute Man”.

• He lost his Final Artwork which he should be filling right after we gave it to him.

• He calls for a copy and states he needs it in a just a few hours? It was already archived. Archived meaning stored somewhere where it was suppose to be forgotten because the project is considered DONE.

• He calls for inquiry. He calls it inquiry but rather I call it stupid questioning. He “asks” what is “beautiful”: placing the copy in between the images or retaining where it is. He had that inquiry because there had been some “discussions” in their office. He called a few hours before the publisher’s deadline for the ad.

That’s just one of the 3 “inquiries” he did for that day. Calling 3 times for that afternoon. Let me save that for another entry.

Oh, by the way, we are paid to be handling their products branding and design.

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He’s even embraces the idea of being the LMM. Professional. Wow.

 
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Posted by on August 6, 2007 in Rants, Realizations

 

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