An interview with Ariefk

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How has Topcoder changed your life?

Like a miracle, things change for the better.

Do you have a favorite Topcoder customer or project? If so, which customer or project?

Almost all project are my favorite and I'm totally enjoying.

What is the funniest thing that has happened to you within the Topcoder community?

Failed screening and talk with copilot to apologize about that and then WIN…

Best music album to design to?

X Japan and Dewa19

What books do you recommend?


Who is your favorite copilot and why (and you can't pick yourself!)?

Fajar Maulana. Because he is funny 😛
But..I love all of them. Thanks to them guiding in every challenge.

Do you have a favorite designer/artist or other inspiration?

Alberto Cerriteno

As a designer, what is your biggest pet peeve?

They always come in through the window and stand in front of my monitor without guilt.

What are the top 3 applications that you use when you design?

Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Chrome!

If you could design one world - renown item such as the Olympics logo, a new country flag, or redo a massive brand logo such as Coca Cola, what would you want to design and why?

Apple. Need fresh fruit instead of bite marks.

We asked the Finalists to use emojis in response to the following questions.

How do you feel about the TCO17 Finals?


How do you feel when you win a Topcoder challenge?

😱 😍 🙏

What is your spirit animal?


What's the weather like at your house right now?


What are your hobbies?

🎞 📚 🖌


Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus (BNMC)
Booz | Allen | Hamilton
Meituan Dianping

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