In this edition of Workflow, we have Ana Ferreira, the Head of Design at Doist, where she oversees all design projects across the company’s apps – Twist and Todoist.
Describe what you do: I’m the Head of Design at Doist, a fully remote company aiming to build tools that promote a calmer, more fulfilling way to work and live.
So I spend my day help building Todoist, a productivity app that helps people organize their lives, and Twist, a communication app that promotes asynchronous communication.
How do you like your coffee: Black.
Device(s) you use: At Doist we support a lot of platforms, so my setup isn’t minimal: Macbook Pro 15′, LG 5K Display, Roost Laptop Stand, Apple Magic Mouse & Logitech Vertical Mouse, Apple Magic Keyboard, Apple Airpods Pro & Bose Quiet Confort, iPhone & Pixel Phone, iPad, Microsoft Surface.
Describe your working style in one sentence: Collaborative and iterative; Always trying to improve.
What does your workspace look like: Minimal in the morning, messy in the afternoon.
How does your workspace affect your creative process: My workspace affects me a lot. I’m more productive when working close to a window with natural light. And I’m more focused when my desk is empty, so I clean it every night to remove all the devices I accumulated during the day.
Do you have a favourite playlist for work: I don’t. Sometimes I like to work in silence. When I listen to music, it usually depends on my mood and the type of work in front of me.
Who would you like to nominate for the next workflow interview: Margarida Mouta.
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