Disturbing people that bosses will hire in a rush in order to spray some glitz on unappetizing web sites.
In constant fight with the usability expert, the database designer and the webmaster.

Remember: every graphic designer is a misunderstood artist, and every little fscking icon is a precious work of art that you, the dolt, fail to understand.

The moment you find a good one (a clueful one, actually) do all you can to woo him/her.