How many times have you worked late hours when a deadline approached? In digital media, I've seen this happen so often that late nights are almost synonamous with web work. But it doesn't have to be that way. Make sure you're batching your work right from day 1 and you can avoid most of that stress of last-minute push.
Designers at every level have a room to learn. Each time you meet with a designer, combine specific feedback with one design lesson. Specific feedback is stuff like: "move this button to left a...
As you transition from designer to design leader, you’ll shift from working to impress the people above you to others working to impress you. Don’t forget to give a shout out for their great work.
Designers at every level should know what his overall assignment is and how it fits into the big picture. Tell him what principles are guiding the design, how detailed his work should be and what volume of work he’s expected to produce.