On How I Work, we share the stories, shortcuts, productivity tips, and tools of some of the smartest people across various industries in Africa. This week, we are going behind-the-scenes at JD Lab NG with Bright Chidiebere Emeka
Bright is UI/UX & Interaction Designer, Creativity Maestro, WordPress Lover, and also the Host – The Creative’s Chronicles- series that runs on a weekly basis
- Current role: UI | UX and Interaction Designer
- Location: Minna, Niger State.
- Current Computer: Toshiba, 8GB ram Nvidia Geforce graphics card
- Describe what working in this pandemic is like, in one word: Challenging!
- Tell Us How this Pandemic has affected your work: Movement restrictions afffected access to some physical stationeries, plus the economic shutdown affected my company’s finances.
- Describe how you’re employed in a single phrase: Design Lead for JD Lab NG.
Inform us briefly the way you began out and the way you bought the place you might be at present:
I started as a Design Intern a little over 4 years ago, after my internship, got a job with a Web Design Agency as a Designer, worked for while, left Abuja for Minna, started Freelancing and in September last year I landed the Interaction Design Role at JD Lab (A Tech company in Minna.)
Stroll us by way of a typical workday?
My day starts really early, after fellowship and prayers, I work out, take my bath, get breakfast, then commence work.
Work involves sketching, strategizing and meetings. Designing User flows and user interfaces.
What apps, devices, or instruments can’t you do with out?
I mostly work with Figma, Photoshop and CorelDraw occasionally. My schedule is usually captured in Google calendar so I don’t miss a thing.
What’s your favorite shortcut or hack?
Building Interfaces from the head without wireframing.
What job(s) do you dislike however nonetheless do?
Dislike: Writing reports. But it’s compulsory
How do you retain observe of what you must do:
Google calendar, and my notepads
How do you recharge or take a break?
Sleep, taking walks
Apart from work, what do you spend time doing?
I watch movies and listen to podcasts.
What do you get pleasure from?
Creating podcasts and listening to good music.
What are you at present studying, watching, or listening to? What do you advocate?
Presently reading a book. Designing User Interfaces by Michael and Diana
What’s one of the best recommendation you’ve ever obtained?
Client testimonials and feedback for my podcast are always reassuring.
What’s an issue you’re nonetheless making an attempt to resolve?
Managing my time effectively
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