Who are you :
I am Ani and I am a set/graphic designer and compositing artist. I am also a mother of two boys.
Your current job :
I mostly work from home as a freelancer.
In which city are you located?
I live in Yerevan, the capital of Armenia.
A word to define what kind of worker you are :
What tools are essential to your life (app, software, etc..)
iMac, Wacom tablet, and software are Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Fusion
What does your office space look like?
My husband is also an artist which is why we have a big room with our computers. The room is also inhabited by two parrots
What kind of music do you listen when you are working?
I listen to jazz while I work because it lets me concentrate.
Do you have a way to organize your day to maximize your work?
Usually, I sketch my ideas and then I transfer them to computer
What tips would you give to improve productivity?
The key to maximizing my work is doing everything on time.
I set a time for a specific task and I do everything to finish it on time.
You're better than your colleagues to :
My one and only colleague now is my husband, so ...
What is the best advice anyone has given you?
The best advice was given to me by my mother, who said to always strive for the best and not compare myself to others. It helped me to gain confidence and express my individuality in my works.
What is your best tip for saving time?
I never leave anything for tomorrow. It is hard to achieve, especially when you have two kids, but I find myself liking the busy schedule, it makes me more productive.
What is your routine start and end of the day?
My day starts with my kids: I prepare them for school and kindergarten. Then I sink into my work for the rest of the day.
Aside from your computer and your phone, what gadget can you not you go without?
I can't without my Wacom tablet