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The rule of three P : "Pratice, Pratice, Practice" and details make difference

question Please give us a brief bio of yourself.

My name is Yann Godard, i am an interactive director. I work as freelance in France. My favorite softwares are Photoshop and Flash. Newest I started in developing applications on iOS.

I work on projects with web agency for such brand as : Toys "R" Us, Volkswagen, Skoda, Axa, Clarins

What do you do for inspiration?

I spend many time to follow and pay attention to the details of the last work of the best design companies

What do you regard as being your biggest achievement?

Without a doubt I would say this personal project http://www.babytrytospeak.com/

Furthermore rewarded with a FWA Mobile Of The Day (MOTD) Award 

I thank once again for the opportunity the other 3 people who have followed its achievement: Nicolas, Loig and Anne

How many hours do you work each week?

+/-50 hours

How do you relax or unwind?

Sport, Running, and playing video games with friends

If you weren't working on the internet what would you be doing?

architect, may be

If there are any pivotal experiences/decisions you could point to that helped shape your career, what would they be?

2004. i decide to work as a freelance

What software could you not live without?

Not a software but my mobile

In terms of software, is there anything new you have been playing with lately or that has impressed you?

There are some Great applications i love to use : Reader - Dropbox - Twitter - 

Who do you rate as being the top 3 design companies?

I would say : 

http://www.arsthanea.com/

http://www.northkingdom.com/

http://www.f-i.com/

http://tha.jp/  

I could not bring myself to remove one

Has winning FWA awards helped you in any way?

 I hope it will. ;)

What did your very first site look like? Is it still online?

My first site was 13 years ago. it was made with Flash 3.0. And is no longer on line

What was the last digital effort you saw (or were a part of) that used social media in a way that really made sense. Why?

Nike Running. I love the concept :

"Map your route with the new Nike+ Running App to see where you run your best. When you finish, tag your friends to make sure they know you crushed it." 

If you were a student entering this industry or an aspiring FWA award submitter, what advice would you give them?

The rule of three P : "Pratice, Pratice, Practice" and details make difference

What would be your ultimate vehicle to travel in?

http://www.jetman.com/

What country excites you the most in terms of innovation?

 Japan for sure. 

What does the future hold for your company, or you as a person?

New Applications I hope. I would love that the application "Baby, Try To Speak"meets success.

Right now I actually working with a friend on an original product development, a stand for iPad and tablets: Ninki-up. New Ideas, and new Concept for this fall.

http://www.ninki-up.com/

What is the most expensive thing you have bought in the last week?

A box of Magic Cards :The Gathering

Any parting shots or pearls of wisdom?

 "The mind is like a parachute, always open."   - Anderson Silva

It has been a privilege, thanks very much

My privilege, thanks!


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