That is definitely the way to look at it. Problem solving is its own kind of creativity.
Clara Richardson wrote:
> I tend to agree with Britt on this completely. I'll add only that, I did
> a couple of these over the weekend as part of my regular job and, once I
> (having been coached to do so) just sat down to it, I enjoyed using my
> design sense to figure out how to get rid of the extraneous, and my
> creativity to make Adobe do the work for me. The scientist was thrilled
> to have her data look so crisp. Not that I would want too much of this
> but, sprinkled in, it can be a simple exercise in problem-solving that
> you get paid for.