Focus, Go Deep and Remember To Have Fun with Annie Liew
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Annie Liew graduated from a Front-End bootcamp in summer 2019 and is currently the Front-End Engineering Lead at Pastel. She’s passionate about bringing the technical and visual aspects of digital products to life and cares deeply about the user experience, beautiful pixels and writing clean, accessible code. Her goal is to become exceptional at Front-End built on strong foundational UX concepts. She is also very active in the tech and design community. Annie talks about how effective focus can help you to dig deep into a problem set, as well as help to develop your skills. She also discusses the importance of retaining the fun in everything you do during your IT career.
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While creating an app from scratch for her tech challenge during an interview process, Annie found that some of her skills were a little rusty, and was forced to retrain herself while also relocating her life and healing from a hand injury!
Annie won out against impostor syndrome by working hard and showing resilience. The result was an offer from a very large tech leader.
Digital literacy is an incredibly powerful tool in today’s world. Being able to bring ideas to life in the tech space marks you out as someone who can make real, impactful change in the world.
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