Kharisma Cendhika Putracendhika
What is your Topcoder story?
My first Topcoder experience was in 2015 when I attend TCO15 Design Final in Yogyakarta, Indonesia as a spectator. I was very impressed by the competition model and the challenge. I was more excited because as spectator we had chance to win cash by participating live Rapid UX Challenge. It was my first experience pushing my design skill to understand the brief and complete a screen in just one hour. I won almost all the Rapid UX Challenges and that day was a blast! I was dreaming someday I will be participating as finalist in the real challenge, the TCO Design Final.
In TCO16 Indonesia Regional Design Event, surprisingly, Topcoder give 2 tickets for TCO16 Design Final in Washington DC. I was super excited and now still can't believe my dream last year, with the ticket to the final already in my hand.
First, I love the competition atmosphere.It pushes me harder and helps train me to be better. Second, Topcoder was different. It offer designer chance to put them self in solving complex design problem. Putting ourself into another design level. The price was much rewarding. It so much motivating. The satisfaction was more than just winning a contest. Apart from being a winner or not, every single challenge creates a nice story.
Tell us about something in your life, outside of Topcoder, that you are most proud of.
I love everything about visuals. Besides design, I also love to draw, photograph and filming anything! Photography brings myself to explore new places and meet new people. Having pair of eyes to see, hand to create and heart to feel are things I most proud of.
Tell us something else you'd like the share.
I am new in this community. And I feel so excited but also bit nervous about the competition. By the time I joining the group I feel this community was more than I was thinking. Everyone was so supporting and nice! I was much inspired by other finalist. And I really glad to be here! Thanks Topcoder.