Finished my new PC!

I just got my good ‘ol steampowered machine updated to last another 8 years! – Hopefully. My old machine was starting to break apart and now I’m thrilled to have my new computer up and running! This means a great boost for procrast… productivity 😉 

My magic box includes:
– AMD Ryzen 7 1800X 3,6 ghz processor
– MSI SeaHawk GTX1080
– 1tb of HDD storage
– 100gb of SSD storage
– 8 gbs of 2400mhz DDR4 RAM (Ballistix), will update this in the future to higher frequency 2×8 gb!

To-do list includes a proper 4K screen and as mentioned, more RAM. Then this will kick some serious ass!

Video finally OUT!

I finally published my new video to showcase my new skills! 🙂 I made a leap to a completely different trade in the beginning of 2015 and I’ve enjoyed all the new challenges it has provided.

Thinking in retrospect, I find it a bit funny that I used to think I’d never get involved in web design. I found it off-putting with all the different technical limitations for creative expression. However, I’ve learnt that where there’s will there’s always a way. I’ve also learnt to enjoy the new and different way of working, it’s more crucial to collaborate when it comes to web than what I used to do previously. Previously I worked highly independently creating support videos, now I’ve been involved in service design and UI design which require deep collaboration with different members of the team. I’ve however found the skills I learnt before highly valuable, since they allow me to create customized motion for … anywhere basicly, and I wouldn’t need to stick for any default motion presets any prototyping tool provides. The animation skills also allow me to create these kickass videos 😉

The contrast between these videos is quite big, and I’m happy to see a noticeable progress in my own design skills. The creation of the video was a bit slow process, since I’ve had to work on it on my own free time. Sometimes after work, I just didn’t have the brain power / productivity to work on my own video. So, that’s why I’m super thrilled that I managed to finally publish it!

Here’s the olde one:

New year calls for a new focus!

So I decided to go for a complete makeover for 2016! My aim was to redesign my site with new modern look and with a more specific focus on mind. 2015 was a great year and I’ve learned a ton of new skills which will reflect on my site as well. I’m also working on a very ambitious project which will take some time to finish, but I’ll be super proud to show it once it starts to look somehow representable! 🙂

I wish you had a great 2015 and will have an even better 2016! 🙂

Back to business!

So after a super fun holiday it’s time to get productive again! I’m planning to turn around the professional work-section, since the projects are kind of outdated and my skills have developed. I’ve also been thinking about doing more freelancer stuff to fill my portfolio! I’m already working on one thing and have enjoyed working with different projects! So yes, new stuff incoming. Yay! 🙂
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Went to Netherlands!

I got an amazing opportunity to travel to Netherlands for work! As I started my new job quite recently I haven’t got that many vacation days to use. I half-jokingly suggested that maybe I could travel to Netherlands to our other offices to do some work, because our finnish office is closed during July. As it happened, answer was “yes, sure!” and off I went. I got to see both offices in Rotterdam and Amsterdam.

Rotterdam office

Rotterdam office

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