Hi Elpha community!
I am a junior to mid level UX designer, and I am struggling. I seem to always choose the wrong roles for me - lack of team support, startup nature where the world in a basket is expected, etc. I am currently working at a start-up in a boys club. I feel isolated and that my role is misunderstood by the entirety of the company. They give very impractical, almost impossible, deadlines, and I feel powerless in trying to course correct.
If this were you in this situation, would you stick it out? It's been rougly 3 months and while I do cry a lot in general, this role has driven me to tears multiple times. I feel that my work-life balance is nonexistent, as I feel behind and strive to people please.
If any senior designers have any tips or leads for roles that may be a part of a larger, more strucutred and collaborative team, I'd love to connect to learn more.