“We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we’re curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.” – Walt Disney
At Proof one of our core values is that We learn every day. We’re in the business of getting better. Hungry for knowledge, we’ll know more than we did yesterday and less than we will tomorrow. We are also committed to spending 30 minutes each day on personal/professional development. Read a book. Read a blog. Learn something new. Every day. No excuses.
One way that we encourage professional learning and growing is by providing each of our designers with an annual Professional Stipend: Each team member is afforded opportunities to seek out personal and professional growth funded by Proof. At Vision Quest each year we task our team with their professional development goal for the year. Last year Alexa decided to master the art of motion design and had a lot of fun on her creative journey. You can see samples of her journey on our Instagram.
We are not only supportive of individual growth but we also make significant efforts to grow together with shared knowledge and discussions.
“If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.” – Henry Ford
A good example of this is our Proof Book Club, a quarterly exercise. Each team member has the chance to choose a book to read and discuss together as a group. You can see some of our book reviews from 2017 on our blog where we key takeaways and what we found to be inspiring.
Our design team is passionate about collaboration and each one of them has something amazing that they bring to the table. Through open dialogue and teamwork they come together and learn from each other every day. It’s inspiring to see the level of creative growth that can happen when we are united with the common goal of constant learning.