Meet djackmania!

UI Design Finalist
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TJ Rubiyanto

What does your design process generally look like?
Read the spec, do fast research, sketch wf and flow, design, review, and refine.

What is your most memorable Topcoder design challenge during this TCO19 qualification and why?
US Foods challenges, I won the challenge series and earned high enough points to qualify for the final.

Who do you think is the most fierce or talented designer at Topcoder and why?
Undoubtedly and unarguably, the one and only, iamtong. He is master of all the aspects of UI UX design.

What design software and hardware do you use and why?
Sketch app on Mac is the software I most often use for UI design.

What do you do when not working?
Spend time with family and…clash on!

Where do you work? Tell us about your space(s).
Home office, co-working space, coffee shop, everywhere when the deadline alert is ringing.

If you could give your past self one piece of advice, what would it be?
Keep learning and always be grateful for what you have achieved.

What is the dream project you want to build, design, or solve for?
Building and owning a startup that has a large social impact on society.

What’s the best tip or piece of advice you can share with other members at Topcoder?
Each member will win a challenge, keep trying and submitting.

What are you most excited about for this year’s TCO Finals?
Meeting other finalist from around the globe, in person.

Do you strive to be at TCO every year and if so, why does it matter to you?
YES! TCO presents a different experience every year.

What was your secret to getting a ticket for the TCO finals more than once?
Focus and add more energy to one stage.