UI Design Finalist
About Yoki Tyas Riesmana
I’m a simple man who is passionate about design and games. Topcoder has helped me to become a better designer and a better human being. Topcoder has already become part of my life.
What does your design process generally look like?
Read the spec, make a sketch, play game, and start working!
What is your most memorable Topcoder design challenge during this TCO19 qualification and why?
NWL water meter reading challenge, I love the idea of how the app works.
Who do you think is the most fierce or talented designer at Topcoder and why?
Tong #boringanswer. He play games with me a lot and still wins many challenges.
What design software and hardware do you use and why?
Sketch, XD, Photoshop, AI, Figma with Macbook Pro. Super easy to use.
What do you do when not working?
Playing game with Tong, Ghe, Nico, and Ted Ted.
Where do you work? Tell us about your space(s).
Anywhere, but mostly in my room along with my little daughter.
If you could give your past self one piece of advice, what would it be?
Learn more, try more, fail more, and succeed more.
What kind of music do you listen to while working on your solutions?
My baby daughter’s voice!
What is the dream project you want to build, design, or solve for?
Trash recycling for a better environment.
What’s the best tip or piece of advice you can share with other members at Topcoder?
Keep learning, never be afraid of failure.
What does Topcoder mean to you?
Family. It’s part of my life story.
What are you most excited about for this year’s TCO Finals?
I can meet all my Topcoder family. Yay!
Do you strive to be at TCO every year and if so, why does it matter to you?
Being at such an amazing event with your Topcoder family is totally a dream come true.
What was your secret to getting a ticket for the TCO finals more than once?
A strong desire to meet all Topcoder members and staff.
What’s the one question and answer you wished we would have asked you, but didn’t?
Question: Would you like to work with topcoder as a full time job? Answer: Absolutely!