Big changes are coming.
First of all, I quit my job at NNIT. This Friday is the last day at work.
This upcoming Monday I’m starting as a Project Manager at the design company 1508 A/S, which I’m looking forward to as a little kid is waiting for Santa to swing by on Christmas Eve.
1508 is located smack in the middle of central Copenhagen, which also means that my commuting time will be cut in half (NNIT is located around 14 km north of Copenhagen).
The last 6 months or so, I’ve been longing more and more to work in a creative environment again. And I think I can claim without hurting anyone’s feelings that there are very few creative people employed at NNIT. This is a good thing for them and their services. However, it just wouldn’t cut it for me. I need people with crazy ideas and urge to draw and create and try out new approaches. Even as a project manager I’m much more comfortable in these kinds of environments.
It’s also a direct extension of the topics covered in my master thesis, and the kind of roles I’ve previously held in the entertainment business (movies and games).
In a time of financial crisis and the entire world collapsing around us, the sensible thing to do would be to stay with one of the larger IT companies in Denmark with solid profits and growth, but my parents always thought me to follow my heart in all matters in life. Lately my heart has not been with me when I was working at NNIT.
Nevertheless, I’ve liked working there, now was just the time to move on and try something new (or something old, depending on your view).
On another note of change, we have also sold our 3 room apartment, and will April 1 be moving into a huge 5 room rented flat that seriously defines description. Even if you look at the images on their website, you really do not get a full understanding of how nice these flats are.
Things are changing indeed.