Every member of our talented team brings their own unique value. And since they just might be the ones helping you grow your business, it’s important to us that you get to know them, as well!
So, we’re proud to present to you: The Flinnwest Solutions team!
This week: Meet Aline!
What do you do at Flinnwest (title, main duties)?
I am the Web Design Manager. My main duty is to work together with my team on clients’ website projects.
What made you want to get into your field?
I have no idea lol…
Where were you trained (education or experience)?
I am from Brazil and my education is from there as well. I have degrees in Graphic Design, Multimedia and a postgraduate degree in Instructional Design. I am currently doing a Digital Marketing post-graduation course.
What do you love about your job?
I am the type of person who loves a good challenge, and to work with different types of people. At Flinnwest, I have the opportunity to work with a variety of clients in the beauty, construction, and restaurant industries—just to name a few—which always offers a new challenge!
Who’s your hero and why?
It may sound clichê but my mom is my hero. My father passed away one month before I was born and she took care of my three siblings and myself.
Top 3 favourite podcasts/books?
I love literature about the Second World War, Philosophy and Society. Books I have read include The Child of Auschwitz, Blindness from José Saramgo and books from Clarice Lispector.
On the professional side: The design of Everyday Things, The Secret Lives of Colour and Change by Design: How Design Thinking Transforms Organizations and Inspires Innovation.
What’s the best movie of all time?
I believe everybody in the office knows: Lion King!!! I just love this movie and I don’t care how old I get, I will keep watching it!
What’s your biggest pet peeve?
It sounds weird, but I don’t think I have one.
If you could have dinner with any person (live or dead), who would it be and what would you eat?
My mom, and her soup.
Do you have a nickname?
My mom called me Ninha. Don’t ask me why.
What’s the best concert you’ve ever been to?
Where’s your favourite place in the whole world?
South Africa, it’s an amazing place, culture, people… except for the food. It is terrible lol.
What’s your favourite swear word?
They are all in Portuguese!
What’s your most prized possession?
I can’t think of anything. I am not too attached to physical things.
Which animal are you most like?
Hard question! I love all animals, but if I have to choose one, it would be a cat.
What did you want to be when you grew up?
Veterinarian! It was my dream job!
What is one piece of advice you’d give someone that wants to pursue a career like yours?
Go for it! Learn all you can, and keep at it!