From my scope of experience, I am aware that everybody dreads deadlines. Regardless of who you are or what position you hold. Trust me, I have had to work with quite a number of professionals and the degree of dreadfulness for deadlines vary. in all, no one looks forward to a deadline.
Our in-house designers took a little time out of their busy schedule to pen the piece and I have found it quite fascinating. Designers actually dread differently. Unlike other professionals, deadlines feel like the second coming of the messiah but with designers, it is a little different. Could it be as a result of their solutions being tied to their creative imaginations and design intuition?
Here is what they had to tell us:
Designers are like the body and soul of any product. They design for functionality, aesthetic value, and overall solution that a product should provide. Being saddled with all these responsibilities, it is quite understandable why they dread deadlines differently.