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Svyatoslav TrikiVu, transportation designer at KISKA-design

Svyatoslav TrikiVu, transportation designer at KISKA-design

Published by Leonardo Calcagno

Who are you :

My name is Svyatoslav Konahovsky. I am 27 years old friendly guy from Ukraine. I am passionate by art and car design, also like music, scientific books. When I have possibility I playing the piano and recording my own songs.

Your current job : 

I am working as a transportation designer at KISKA-design consultancy in Austria . I trying to push myself everyday to create new and fresh ideas for design of 4-wheels vehicles.

In which city are you located?

 I am working and living in Salzburg- quiet and peaceful city, surrounded by mountains. Design studio also based at the foot of the Untersberg mountain.

Fresh air and magnificent sunset are provided!

 A word to define what kind of worker you are : 

Motivated. Trying to grow up always, learning new aspects of my profession, I boldly approach each new challenge.

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

 I am using paper, pencil and markers for hand sketching , Photoshop for digital sketches and Blender for 3d models.

What does your office space look like? 

 A lot of prototypes and sketches on the walls around. 

I have a big table with a graphics tablet and other art equipment next to the window overlooking the mountains.

That’s cool discharge to the eyes when I want to rest couple of minutes.

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

Well. It’s depends of the mood of course. I like to listen hip-hop, old school rap I like jazz , blues, deep house also. Sometimes I listening Ukrainian folk songs. When I don’t have intensive work I listen the audiobooks.

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

Make the bed first. lol

What tips would you give to improve productivity ? 

Good night sleep. Better if with somebody. lol

You’re better than your colleagues to : 

I am not better I just learning.

What is the best advice anyone has given you ? 

Once I had some problems with the drawing and my friend told me:

-Or you starting to make cool stuff or throw it!

 Nothing special but this advice made the next step in my career.

What is your best tip for saving time ? 

Less Facebook and Instagram. Not about me. lol

What is your routine start and end of the day ? 

Coffee and music, bicycling to work , cool people and crazy ideas , music, bicycling to home, music again!

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

Notebook and pen, bottle of water, watches.