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The Sad State of Payment Buttons

Jul 05, 2018
I’ve been doing design work in the finance space for a long time. This wasn’t something I set out to do, it just kind of happened. My first finance gig was for firstUSA–I made banner ads. Not a glamorous job, but occasionally we got a fun one. I did get to make banner ads for the Austin Powers VISA card.

I can’t find the banner ads to prove it, but here’s an image of one of the card designs. Insanity: it was the 90s. After this trial by fire, I worked for other financial institutions: CapitalOne, MBNA, Bank of America and maybe a few more. I lost track and thank goodness this wasn’t the only type of work I did.

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