AI means we’re all editors now

Aaron Cecchini-Butler
3 min readJan 20
Hand holding red pen above blank notebook
Photo by Kelly Sikkema on Unsplash

I remember learning at some point (I think in college, in the context of songwriting and music composition) that creatives are always switching between creator and editor. Oftentimes, creators in the modern economy are also their own marketers, social media managers, accountants, and more.

The premise is simple — don’t let your creator get in the way of your editor, and don’t let your editor get in the way of…

Aaron Cecchini-Butler

Senior Systems Designer at Grubhub working on Cookbook (our design system) — as well as contributing to product design work.