Steven Stephenson

Web Developer & Designer
Baltimore, Maryland

Find Your Passion

Jan 23, 2024 | Development

In the ever-evolving world of development, the age-old question persists – frontend or backend, React or Angular? As a developer, my response is often a cryptic “it depends.” Navigating the fast-paced and ever-changing field of development can feel like a challenge. At times, I even sense the looming specter of obsolescence. Yet, therein lies the key – finding joy in what you do transforms the grind into a gratifying journey.

Throughout my career, I’ve worn various hats – graphic designer, web designer, frontend and backend developer, manager, product owner, and project manager. Each role contributed to a tapestry of experiences that I wouldn’t trade for the world. The diversity of roles allowed me to discover my true passions within this dynamic industry.

Do you have a penchant for frontend development? Fantastic, dive into that realm. Is C# .NET your technological muse? Embrace it! If you’re uncertain, embark on a journey of exploration. Try different roles, embrace new experiences; after all, you’ll never know unless you try. A solid foundation is invaluable; many skills are transferable, acting as stepping stones in your evolving career.

Once you find your niche, don’t be afraid to venture into areas that might not initially be your “jam.” Growth often lies beyond comfort zones. As you navigate the diverse landscape of development, remember that finding your passion transforms work into a pursuit of fulfillment.