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Office tale of Jesús Sotés Vicente, graphic designer and illustrator

Office tale of Jesús Sotés Vicente, graphic designer and illustrator

Published by Leonardo Calcagno

Who are you :

My name is Jesús Sotés Vicente

Your current job :

Actually i work as graphic designer and illustrator

In which city are you located?

I work and live in Pamplona (Spain) when the famous Bull Run (nonsense, i know)

A word to define what kind of worker you are :


What tools are essential to your life (app, software, etc..)

I could to say you Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop at first but in a second round i could rectify and i should tell you that my essentials tools are my mind and my hands, in a moment i could work without any kind of software but no without my creativity and may hands, with these i only need a pencil to work.

What does your office space look like?

It is very simple, clean and ordered (not always but almost always)

What kind of music do you listen when you are working ?

Depends on the type of work i’m working on it, my self feel and in which part of the process i am. I can be listening Tibetan music or a very hard music

Do you have a way to organize your day to maximize your work ?

yes, wake up so early in the morning that is something essential to maximize my work and time. This helps me to take a good breakfast quietly, to have a some minutes in calm on my own and to do some exercise, (all of them very important for my health of mind and body)

What tips would you give to improve productivity ?

Order, cleaning and diligence.

Diligence to start as soon as be possible, order to find as quick as be possible and cleaning of mind, home and work environment to make this couple of things i just mentioned.

You’re better than your colleagues to :

i work alone.

I really don’t know if the question is about graphic sector colleagues.

What is the best advice anyone has given you ?

I have never heard any advice to anybody so far. I have built my own way mistake after mistake. However I have received a lot of good advice from everybody who appreciate me but I couldn’t to chose only one.

What is your best tip for saving time ?

Diligence, order and cleaning.

What is your routine start and end of the day ?

I usually procure to be in calm with my own, thinking about all the things are fluttering around me at this moment, trying to separate the chaff from wheat.

But I cannot deny that sometimes i do none of this (hehe)

Aside from your computer and your phone, what gadget can you not you go without?

Really none more