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Office tale of Jorge Porta, co-founder and Designer + Illustrator at Tuyaux Studio

Office tale of Jorge Porta, co-founder and Designer + Illustrator at Tuyaux Studio

Published by Leonardo Calcagno

Who are you : 
Jorge Porta

Your current job : 
Co-Founder, Designer + Illustrator at Tuyaux Studio

In which city are you located?
I’m currently located in Mexico, considering to move.

A word to define what kind of worker you are:

What tools are essential to your life (app, software, etc..)
Besides, computer, Wacom tablet, etc. I really enjoy places like Behance, Dribbble, ArtStation I have a love hate relationship with this sites. They display amazing work from around the world, and it also shows how some people are better at selling their work than others. and Slack app ( Seriously great app to working with teams)

What does your office space look like?
We are renting a two adjacent offices, it has plenty of room, has my private office, my partners office, an open area for 3 people, and a small chilling area to watch TV or play something if anyone needs a brake.

What kind of music do you listen when you are working ?
ACDC, Def Leppard, Guns & Roses, Scorpions.

Do you have a way to organize your day to maximize your work?
I work with lists, and spreadsheets.

What tips would you give to improve productivity?
Don’t fall in love with your own work, and sketch , wireframe, do mood boards, have a clear idea of what you are aiming before going ahead and design.

You’re better than your colleagues to :
I am surrounded with very talented people; I do things different, but wouldn’t say better.

What is the best advice anyone has given you?
Have fun!

What is your best tip for saving time?
Focus on what you are doing.

What is your routine start and end of the day ?
I would start with shower, breakfast, Starbucks on the way to the office, turn everything on,
(While it loads ill check my mails on the iPad, reply mails, and start my to do list).
At the end of the day I’ll do a mental recap, and prepare a list of what needs to be done the next day.

Aside from your computer and your phone, what gadgets can you not you go without?
A lighter, a hat and sunglasses