1. So first things first – what do you do for Zemoga?
I’m currently a Senior UI Developer in charge of orchestrating the magical fusion between server-side logic and inspiring multimedia masterpieces.
2. How did your first day go? What was your first impression of the Z Team?
My first day was pretty calm; it was all about getting to know my coworkers, leaders and the internal processes. Upon joining Zemoga, it is impossible not to compare this company to other Web Developing companies in Colombia. When you do so, one thing really stands out: Zemoga KNOWS how it’s done. As our slogan states, Zemoga puts a lot of love into our work.
3. How has your career prepared you for this position?
Ever since I can remember, I’ve had a passion for science, machines, robots, and stuff like that. Tearing down home electronics to understand how they worked and then using the pieces to build a new contraption was just pure pleasure. Along with this passion, I’ve been blessed with a talent for art. By fusing these two passions together, I was fortunate enough to have people in the advertising industry requesting my illustrations, paintings and graphic design pieces while I was in school studying Mechatronic Engineering. Combining my programming background with my engineering studies and artistic abilities, it wasn’t long before I began designing websites all the way from the backend up to animated advertising pieces to promote the site. That’s the beauty of the web: it lays out a universe in which I can orchestrate newtonian equations to make an image glide gracefully on the screen or complete virtually any maneuver, without cost or danger. It’s just pure imagination.
4. When you’re not in the Zemoga office, what do you like to do for fun in Bogota?
I came to Bogota a little over a month ago, so I am still getting to know the city and all that it offers, like the delicious food, sports, and traveling to Bogota’s surrounding areas.
5. So when you’re not enjoying the city and being active, what kind of movies do you watch? What kind of books do you read?
I really enjoy animated movies and comedies. I don’t have a specific preference, as long as the main plot is NOT “all of the characters will make their lives worse” (e.g. Closer). As far as books go… I prefer to read science books over novels, gadget and DIY magazines even moreso 🙂
6. Think fast: If you were a superhero, what would your special power be?
I can’t decide between invisibility or control of all the elements… how about invisibly controlling all elements?