Repeated, routine, rushed or really complicated work challenges in-house design teams to be both creative and productive. Right challenge, wrong team. Partnering with a creative production team will free up the in‑house design team to do what they were hired for: creative, brand-building work.
More than just volume, overload happens when people have to work outside their skill set which increases stress and time spent.
Versions, anything requiring spreadsheets, extensions to the style guide, and very long documents all have the unique challenges of repetitious work.
This is the trash'n'treasure scenario – what is technically difficult for designers is a fun challenge for us. But ask us to do a creative campaign and we'll have a big sook.
This is where the pressure really builds. Without good processes, it's easy to be tripped up by last-minute changes or complex outputs.