Office tale of Sarah Rabahi, graphic designer

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Who are you :
I'm someone who has high expectations for my results, confident in my ability to produce perfect outcomes and someone who is consistently growing in terms of learning.

Your current job :
Back in March, I interned for a marketing and advertising agency as an Art Director for 3 months, whilst full time freelancing as a graphic designer for a branding and design firm, Exclusive Concepts. We've now been working together for almost two years.

In which city are you located?
Born and raised in Melbourne, Australia.

A word to define what kind of worker you are :
Perfectionist.

What tools are essential to your life (app, software, etc..)
My iMac, my iPhone, all the Adobe programs, my camera and music. I'm going to add Instragram too, and Tumblr.

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What does your office space look like?
At times, an organised mess. I try to keep things in its place so I can work comfortably with a lot of space around the desk.

What kind of music do you listening when you are working ?
It depends what I'm working on and my mood on the day. It varies from rock, pop, punk, indie, rap, rnb.. But majorty is of my playlists are alternative pop-punk. It's my favourite.

Do you have a way to organize your day to maximize your work ?
I sit and write down a list of priorities that need to be done and always give myself reasonable time to reach deadlines.

What tips would you give to improve productivity ?
I get distracted easily so I try to eliminate all distractions and focus on what needs to be done first thing in the morning. Create things that motivate you and make you happy keeps me productive.

You're better than your colleagues to :
When I get in the zone, I stay can there for a long time.

What is the best advice anyone has given you ?
Start again if you have to, just never let go of your dream.

What is your best tip for saving time ?
Lay off the snooze button in the morning.

What is your routine start and end of the day ?
Wake up, have breakfast on my couch then begin work. I end my days working on projects and catch up on a few TV series.

Aside from your computer and your phone, what gadget can you not go without ?
My hard drive, my life is on it.

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