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Monstar Lab PH: 2018 in Perspective

Updated: Feb 20, 2019


A lot of things happen in a span of one year. New friends were made and new memories were created. We braved through trying times, counted on each other, and came out stronger than ever as one solid team. Due to this, Monstar Lab Philippines continues to grow as one big family.

As 2018 draws to a close and a new year dawns upon us, let us take a listen to some of the people behind the scenes but definitely contribute to the progress and success of Monstar Lab Philippines.

 

Nickname: Leand

Designation: Java Developer 2

Years with MLPH: 2 Years


What is your fondest memory with MLPH this 2018?

Working on a project with our Japanese team and developing a game on the Game Jam conducted by the Game Development Special Interest Group (SIG). I also had fun memories from company activities such as Band Night and Halloween Decoration.


What would you consider your biggest achievement that you are most proud of this 2018 in MLPH?

My T3 presentation of Neural Network. I had fun studying and enjoyed developing a machine learning application but most importantly, I shared what I learned to my fellow employees. It also gave me insights on how to communicate and present properly.


What are you most thankful for this 2018?

The experience I had working with other people and the wisdom I learned from them.


What are you looking forward to this 2019?

I'm mostly looking forward to and excited about the activities that we will do in the Game Development SIG*. There are also the opportunities to learn new technologies from upcoming projects.



Nickname: Maki

Designation:Project Manager

Years with MLPH:1 Year and 9 Months


What is your fondest memory with MLPH this 2018?

Travelling across the Philippines to train end users of the Department of Agrarian Reform. Tiring yet satisfying.


What would you consider your biggest achievement that you are most proud of this 2018 in MLPH?

The release of RAX Suite this 2018. RAX Monitor has been deployed at the IQVIA McKinley Office and the RAX Studio free version has been released publicly.


What are you most thankful for this 2018?

Monstar Lab Japan's support on providing potential clients.


What are you looking forward to this 2019?

Seeing how RAX's features would grow and how the product could help Filipinos. More exciting projects for 2019!



Nickname:Chris

Designation:Senior UX/UI Designer

Years with MLPH: 1 year and 6 months

What is your fondest memory with MLPH this 2018?

I think having new employees on board this year is something that I really like because I get to know and guide them. I would add to this are the company activities (eg: halloween party) and Friday game nights.


What would you consider your biggest achievement that you are most proud of this 2018 in MLPH?

Two of my biggest achievements this year are the Suntory app, and the marketing of RAX. First is the delivery of Suntory project, which I was able to managed well with the team and the client was happy with our output. Second would be the marketing of RAX product, wherein I created the marketing plan and strategy along with the collaterals needed to kickoff the product.


What are you most thankful for this 2018?

I am thankful this year because even if I am with the company for 6yrs already, I am still learning new things not just in design but in other fields which I am able to explore my other talents.


What are you looking forward to this 2019?

To meet other designers from global offices to learn from them (their design process and standards), and to attend a design-related international seminar.



Nickname: Charm

Designation: HR and Admin Associate

Years with MLPH: 5 months


What is your fondest memory with MLPH this 2018?

I have a number of good memories here in ML. The one that I appreciate most was the November Activity which was the Halloween Contest. The Support Team really made an effort with all the costumes and props. Everyone was really in character! We really had a great teamwork, and with that we won the 1st prize.


What would you consider your biggest achievement that you are most proud of this 2018 in MLPH?

Being a part of the ML Support Team is my biggest achievement so far, I never had an experience working in HR Department before and I’m happy that my co employees appreciate my work. Every time I accomplished and resolved issues makes me feel that I am achieving HR goal, to meet employees’ satisfaction.


What are you most thankful for this 2018?

First, I’m thankful for ML management because they gave me a chance to prove that I can contribute to the organization. I’m also thankful because I gain new friends in ML. and of course I’m thankful for the benefits the company is providing. It means a lot to me.


What are you looking forward to this 2019?

I’m looking forward to continued learning. In 5 months, I feel like I have grown and learned a lot with HR Department, but there’s so much I still want to learn and experience. Maybe this 2019, it’s time for me to more independent in all aspect and to jump off to my comfort zone.



Nickname:Mita

Designation:Java Developer

Years with MLPH: 1 month +


What is your fondest memory with MLPH this 2018?

I haven't been here long, so the fondest memory I have is when we completed all our tickets before the project demo of our 4th sprint and our client was so pleased of our progress that he paid immediately the next day.


What would you consider your biggest achievement that you are most proud of this 2018 in MLPH?

So far, being able to finish all of my tickets in the 4th sprint.


What are you most thankful for this 2018?

First of all I'm very thankful I got accepted as a java trainee here in MLPH. I was able to meet such friendly and awesome people here. I'm also thankful I had the opportunity to be assigned on a new project "Artemis" because I got to learn and use new technologies. I'm so thankful for my teammates, and everyone who has helped me during my stay.


What are you looking forward to this 2019?

I'm looking forward to the official start of the java training program. Working in my current project is great and I have learned a lot, but there are tasks that I'm still limited to. Going through the training would certainly enable me to contribute more to future projects. I'm also looking forward to more fun activities here in MLPH such as the game nights on Fridays and be more acquainted with everyone.



Contributor:

Gabriel Valmonte

Marketing Manager


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