Faisal

Frontend Developer

30 years, based in Stockholm

What have you done before joining Quickbit?

Before joining Quickbit I worked as Frontend Developer for 2.5 years at Seavus, a software development and consulting company with over 900 IT experts. As part of in-house cross-functional agile team delivering robust AI/ML systems and web applications, I was responsible for building the overall frontend/UI development.

What do you do in your role?

As a Front-end Developer, I am responsible for implementing visual elements that users see and interact within a website and web applications. Collaborating with other Frontend team members, Backend developers and Designers. 

Why did you choose Quickbit?

At Quickbit I saw the opportunity to contribute to an exciting fast-moving company that’s building products that can be part of our everyday life. Plus There’s nothing I love more than when I am working with other engaged individuals towards a common goal, and that’s what excited me about working here. 

What are your interests when you are not working?

I am actively working on gaining more professional knowledge in my field of work, to make sure that I stay up-to-date I read tech blogs and learn new stuff by building small side projects. I also like watching movies, paddling and swimming.

After tech and coding, history and politics are my second love. Politics is the only news I keep up with everyday. I also have a burning desire for traveling and learning new cultures.

A few quick questions to get to know Faisal a bit more.

What podcasts do you listen to?

Syntax FM, DarkNet Diaries and Radio Sweden

Can you mention three things on your “bucket list”?

Travel to 30 countries, skydiving and sailing

If you invited me to a homemade dinner, what would you cook?

A wholesome dish – rice (bariis) served with lamb or goat. As a side dish, potatoes fried in ghee, carrots, caramelised onions and raisins.

If you had a superpower, what would it be?

To give prosperity to people who need it since there are so many children who are hungry or live in terrible conditions.

If you had to go to a place you had not been to, where would it be?

Japan

Favorite movie and / or favorite TV-series?

Black Panther and Game of Thrones

Favorite sports team?

Liverpool 

Favorite book?

The Power of Habit

If you get a chance to change jobs tomorrow to something completely different, what would that be?

To be a pilot