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Hi, I'mQisthia

And I'm a maker

About Me

Profile

My name is Qisthia Kattania and I like to think of myself as a maker. Apart from making, I also love technology and education because both amplify our possibilities in creating.

These past few years I've made things from Android apps to paper crafts, consumer product concept to electronic project, IT start up to fabric drawing, and as always, writings.

Education

Binar Academy - Android Development

Oct 2017 - Nov 2017

I spent two months in Binar building an Android app with my teammates. We created an education app that helps students and mentors meet. I went from being a beginner to having knowledge in using Scrum, Git, REST API, and other up-to-date technologies.

At the end of our learning, the mentors and my teammates gave me a really good review that I came out as a Top 5 Graduate and a certified Junior Android Engineer.

Institut Teknologi Bandung - Bachelor's Degree in Management

Aug 2007 - Oct 2010

I took a concentration in Management of Innovation and Technology where I learned the most interesting subject of all: Theory of Inventive Problem Solving. This discipline, which basically is the mother of life hacks, is so engaging that it played a part in reigniting my interest in technology.

I finished my degree with a 3.25 GPA.

Experience

Director – Sari Kebab

Feb 2018 - Present

I run a B2B company selling raw materials to businesses in fast food industry. I lead a team of six and oversee the conduct of all our business units. My job requires that I'm adept at every aspect of business from operation, to finance, to business development and everything else.

Freelance Language Consultant – WHAT3WORDS

Nov 2016 - Jan 2018

What3words is a London-based startup that changes your address (or any location on earth) to a 3-word address so it's easy to memorize. They localize their product to many different languages including Indonesian and my job is to make sure the best, short, common, proper and right words appear in the most populated areas.

Manager – The Little Fed

Apr 2016 - Dec 2016

The Little Fed was a self-financed startup that I built and managed. I worked on different areas ranging from hiring and supervising people, managing website, collecting data and socializing the product to the community. Apart from that I also gained experience and lessons for future reference in running a startup.

Publicity – Angan Kreasi Semesta

Apr 2015 - Oct 2015

My job in this event organizer company involved building relationship with the media so we could exchange promotional spots on our respective products/services.

Skills

Computer

  • Android
  • Java
  • HTML/CSS
  • UX
  • Material Design
  • Git

Management

  • Design Thinking
  • Leadership
  • Operations Management
  • Branding
  • Startup
  • Scrum

Language

  • English
  • Indonesian
  • Writing

Awards

Top 5 Graduate

Best App in Class

Top 225 Innovators

Let's work together

Contact

Mentoring / Reviewing

Script Review

I like reading film scripts and I've reviewed a friend's script before. Send me yours if you'd like honest and blunt feedback.

Early Tech Mentoring

Beginners, would you like some guidance? Stuck on a problem? Want to learn to code but don't know where to start? I'm here.

English Consultation

Come to me with a problem. Perhaps I can help solve it. Ask me grammar, phrasal verbs, learning tips, or other things you have in mind.

Writing Review

Do you want to know what can be improved in your writing? Show me some sample, preferably your best works, and I'll read them. EN or ID. Article, essay, copy, or blog post.

UI/UX Review

I'd like to encourage beginners to make apps and websites. So let me make it easier for you. If you make one and you'd like feedback UI/UX-wise, I'd be happy to do it.

*All of my mentoring and reviewing are free of charge.

Apprenticeship

I'm a learner. And there's just one essential thing that a learner needs: a mentor.

So if you're a programmer or an owner of IT agency, I have a proposition for you.

What if you teach me one thing, for example how to make a RecyclerView, then you task me to do it for you over and over again, and you pay me per the task I did? And once you think I'm ready to move on, you can teach me another thing, and you can task me again?

In other words, apprenticeship. How about we revive it?

Hit me up if we sound like a good match

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