Tea(m) Time with Karolina Juryga
It is Friday again, that means it is time for our weekly employee interview series that we have dubbed “Tea(m) Time”! Today, help us welcome Karolina Juryga to our team in Berlin!
Hi there! Thanks for the interview- can you say “hi” to everyone in your native language?
Where are you from?
I’m originally from Poland. I moved to Berlin 2001 and started my economic studies. Then I fell in love with the city… and here I am! It’s been eleven years! So some people say I am Berlinerin now!
How did you get introduced to SoundCloud?
I started using SoundCloud a few years ago and found it very fresh and friendly! I found the job offer on the SoundCloud site while listening to my favourite tunes. I love the idea of SoundCloud and the interaction of music & creativity. It sounds to me like a perfect combination!
What do you do at SoundCloud?
I joined the finance team. I do the monthly accounting and take care of the financial issues.
What is your favorite sound?
I love the sound of the summer rain… So here you go:
What sound do you hate?
I really hate the sound of my alarm clock in the morning.
If you had 3 phrases to describe yourself, what would they be?
Optimistic, wearing glasses, love my mac!
What’s your favorite word?
It’s a german one: großartig! If you use it everything sounds better!
How is it working at such an International and diverse office?
It’s awesome! I love the cultural diversity. I love the fact that people working here simply love what they are doing! Everyone is so passionate about working here. It’s great feeling to be a part of it!
If you could say that you are passionate about anything, what would it be?
Winter sports! I love snowboarding, skiing and I became keen on waterskiing and wakeboarding recently. I think everyone should try this. It’s an extreme fun! I also love music!
What are your favorite sounds on the cloud & why?
I like many kinds of music and there are way too many, but all my favorite sounds have something in common: they make me feel good! Here are two of my favorites!
Do you have any fun facts or interesting stories you would like to share?
I used to play cello at the age of 9 which was bigger then me.