An interview with fajar.mln

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How did you get to where you are today in the designer world?

I got inspired by one of my seniors in college that won $15K from a design competition. Being jealous about his achievement, I start learning about design and front-end by myself, a few years later, after added with some life spice, voilaa, here I am now.

What is your best strategy for tackling a project or challenge?

Keep focus, do research, and a lot of coffee…

How do you keep up with current trends and advances in this field?

Lots of reading and be actively involved in the design community online.

What are you most looking forward to for the TCO Finals?

Meet Topcoder members and Admin from around the world.

Tell us what achievement you are the most proud of.

Become 2018 MVP Member at Topcoder

If you wrote your own designer profile, what would it say?

Still a Newbie, got a lot of things to learn…..

Offline, what is your favorite thing to do?

Sleeping, Martial Arts, Music, Goofing around

We asked the Finalists to use emojis in response to the following questions.

How do you feel about the TCO18 Finals?

😍 🤗 👍🍪 🍾 ✈ ❤

How do you feel when you win a Topcoder challenge?

😳 🤔 😀 🤖 👏 😹

What is your spirit animal?


What's the weather like at your house right now?

🌤 ⛅ ☀ 🔥 🔥 🌥 🌩 ⚡ ⚡ ⛈

What are your hobbies?

🏀 🎧 🎨



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