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Office tale of Christine Roy, art and design

Office tale of Christine Roy, art and design

Published by Leonardo Calcagno

Your current job :
Full time student at McKenzie College of Art and Design.

In which city are you located?
Moncton, New Brunswick.

A word to define what kind of worker you are :

What tools are essential to your life (app, software, etc..)
Illustrator, Photoshop, Spotify, Sketchbook, Watercolour and Ink.

What does your office space look like?
Organized at school and in shambles at home, but everything is always clean.

What kind of music do you listen when you are working ?
Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World Soundtrack is usually my go-to, but I alternate between feminist punk bands and Casey James Basichis. I really am a walking stereotype.

Do you have a way to organize your day to maximize your work ?
Generally, anything that I would find less attractive, I tend to tackle first so the rest of the day is smooth sailing. Also lists are SO important.

What tips would you give to improve productivity ?
Time to breathe. Getting up and getting coffee from the cafe down the street is a great way to clear your mind and look at a project with fresh eyes.

You’re better than your colleagues to :
Remember to relax.

What is the best advice anyone has given you ?
Life isn’t fair, get used to it.

What is your best tip for saving time ?
Organization and interest. If you care, it will be less of a task.

What is your routine start and end of the day ?
I wake up, focus on my eyeliner application, drink tea, car pool to school, work on various projects, return home and spend time with my dog. Somewhere in the middle I do usual hygiene activities, read graphic novels, and pretend I’m in a band.

Aside from your computer and your phone, what gadget can you not you go without?
I did have an original Nintendo, which consumed the most of my time as a kid and a new adult, which recently died. I haven’t really moved on since.