Get to know Anastacia

I set up a short interview with myself. Here is what I discovered:

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Why do you love being a Product Designer?

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I get to build empathy for people, and help make their lives better. I can be strategic and creative as I go back and forth between the big picture and the small details. I also love helping to create something beautiful and useful.

Q.

What do you do for fun?

A.

Fun fact: I enjoy exploring by running. Some highlights include: the Golden Gate Bridge, the Seine River, and the Japanese Imperial Palace. Other interests include:

  • Biking, soccer, and being outdoors
  • Drawing & painting
  • Game playing
  • Experimenting with new recipes

Q.

How do you like to work?

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I work best when I get to collaborate with others as well as time to think deeply individually. I love working with diverse teams, and think it’s important to be able to discuss different perspectives.

Q.

Any books you recommend?

A.

Thinking Fast & Slow - Understanding different ways the brain works

The Expanse - A sci-fi about space exploration and human conflict

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings - Learning about a completely different growing-up experience from my own