What I learnt working half a year at Animus Home

I spent about a half a year with Animus Home and I got to learn a lot while doing lots of practical work. What follows in no particular order are things that I have done or worked with that I learnt more from.

Acquired knowledge or skills

  • Copy editing and translating text from Swedish to English.
  • A lot of copy editing, actually. Some of it is technical writing.
  • Understanding graphics manuals, instruction leaflets and instructive illustrations.
  • Understanding documentation (knowledge bases too) and branding.
  • Working with HTML, CSS and JS. Widely ranges from reading Google Forms into a page to CSS animations.
  • Working with printed materials from flyers to packaging.
  • Graphic design of an mobile app icon. Understanding logotype design.
  • The graphic design of multiple UI icons.
  • Wireframes and tutorials.
  • Motion graphics (very briefly).
  • How to do a good voice over (also super briefly).
  • A lot of illustrative work and knowing how to deal with a large workload.
  • Retouching and generating images to use for social media, branding, marketing and anything else.
  • Creating copy for blog posts over the span of multiple days.
  • Strengthened my knowledge over user experience flow.
  • Strengthened my understanding of software development.

Due to the nature of the content I am unable to show examples or even talk about these more specifically. But I can safely say that I have grown into my roles very nicely and can happily share some of what I have done privately (again, there are limits to what I can show).

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