It wasn't a love-at-first-sight story. I worked as an architect and realized that it no longer made sense to my life, even though I loved to create new things and see the impact they could make on people's lives. So I sought another profession in which I could use some skills that I already had. That's when I found Design.
I'm at Liferay because it's a fertile ground for growth and because I have the opportunity to work with amazing people.
Paper and pen, in the beginning, to organize ideas. After that, Figma.
Do some kind of social media fasting from time to time and watch the hours of your day multiply.
Being aware and present, watching the world. It is possible to get inspired by the most unexpected things.
My visual skills, speaking English and being present.
Probably would still be working with Interior Design or something related to heritage preservation.
It's a set of photos of the places I've traveled and the ones I still want to know.
I'm not yet in a position to give advice to designers, for now, I'm trying to follow the advice they gave me. But I think it's very important to look for mentorship, and learn from more experienced designers.
The Story of a New Name, by Elena Ferrante
An organized place, coffee and good music.
To be honest, I like to sleep a lot and I intend to keep that habit. What can keep me awake sometimes is a good conversation with good friends.