Tag Archives: office life

Todd Pierce  

Fight Mental Fatigue With Project Management   February 20, 2020

Let’s be real: Most of us would be lying if we said we weren’t suffering from mental fatigue in at least one aspect of our lives. According to Healthline, mental fatigue can happen to anyone who continually deals with situations that activate their body’s stress response. It can make you feel overwhelmed and emotionally drained, and make your responsibilities and problems Continue Reading

     
BatesMeron  

Don’t Mind Our BeesWaxx   October 9, 2014

When it comes to fostering a outgoing, creative and helpful team environment, we have to admit, BatesMeron is pretty darn good. Yes, our office may be filled with goofballs, know-it-alls and cookie monsters, but at the end of the day, we all really enjoy working together. (And that’s rare.) So every month as a thank you to our peers for being awesome, Continue Reading

     
Todd Pierce  

10 Things I’ve Learned From Working with Women   September 16, 2014

I’ve worked at BatesMeron for the better part of my graphic design career. While working here, I’ve had the privilege of working alongside some amazing and talented people. I say “people,” because the BatesMeron team is comprised of about the same number of women and men. However, within the creative department (i.e. writers and designers only), that ratio shifts to more like 4 women Continue Reading

     
BatesMeron  

12 Inevitable Truths of a Creative Agency   August 28, 2014

Ever curious what life’s like at a creative agency? You probably imagine intense brainstorms, big pitches and computer screens filled with beautiful artwork. And yes, those are all true. But there is more. Here are 12 truths that every agency-dwelling individual has thought or felt at least once…per day. 1. When co-workers ask you to hang out outside of work Continue Reading

     
Josey Yun  

Insights From the Intern: In Reflection   August 8, 2014

Friends, I cannot believe it’s already the last day of my BatesMeron internship, but I guess it’s a good thing to feel sad about work ending! I’m leaving here knowing that I was very lucky to work here with such fantastic people. Connecting with coworkers, improving my design skills, participating in meetings and brainstorms, and being welcomed into this family-like team was such an Continue Reading

     
Chuck Sanchez  

The Sour and the Sweet   July 15, 2014

The first morning of the year I spent living with my grandmother, Mary, was mired in childish disappointment from the beginning. Not only had she woken me up extra early, but when I arrived at the breakfast table I was greeted by a bowl of Cheerios. Not Honey Nut Cheerios, mind you—the regular, normal kind. They were just bland, boring, tasteless Continue Reading

     
Josey Yun  

Insights From the Intern: Facing Fears   June 27, 2014

They say, “Practice makes perfect!” and I’m a big believer in that. This week, I faced something I dreaded the most…mounting. I don’t want to complain here—if anything, I am truly grateful—but the one thing I always got criticized for in class was my craftsmanship. Even if I were to design something that I found satisfying and pleasing to the eye, presenting Continue Reading

     
Josey Yun  

Insights from the Intern: Putting the Sweet in BatesMeron Sweet Design   June 20, 2014

Well friends, I’m proud to say that your homegirl finished her first week of working at BatesMeron. Other than the name itself, BatesMeron has so many things that are special and well, SWEET! 1. Websites like Pinterest and Tumblr are accepted here. I find myself spending many hours at home looking at images on Tumblr and Pinterest for fun or when I’m Continue Reading

     
Josey Yun  

Insights From the Intern: Week 1   June 13, 2014

Hey, friends and viewers! It’s Josey here, introducing myself as the summer graphic design intern at BatesMeron Sweet Design. I have successfully completed my first day at work and let me tell ya, by the end of the day of work, there were already several things I picked up. Feeling lost and confused during my first production meeting in the Continue Reading

     
BatesMeron  

Which BMSDer are you?   June 12, 2014

Happy Thursday! Discover which BMSDer you are most like and revel in how awesome you are. [playbuzz-game game=”http://www.playbuzz.com/batesmeronsweetdesign10/what-kind-of-bmsd-employee-are-you”]