Name: Michele de Mestres
Title: QA Lead
Office Location: Barcelona
Start Date: 08/2018
Q1: What is your earliest memory of working for Telescope?
A: Loving having a job in Spain and going to an office each day with a beautiful terrace and friendly people but also having the biggest headache ever from information overload in my first week!!
Q2: What do you like most about your job?
A: The diversity and flexibility of changing from one project to the next, no two days are the same. It is a great environment for learning and developing new skills, and did I mention I just love to find bugs!!
Q3: What was your first job?
A: When I was 15, I got a job working in the weekends at a bakery and had to bike 10kms in the dark on rural roads to start at 5am.
Q4: What did you want to be when you grew up?
A: A Doctor.
Q5: If you won the lottery, what would be the first thing you would purchase?
A: I would buy a house or two.
Q6: What’s your favorite song right now?
A: Are You With Me by Brooke Coombe. She has an amazing fun voice and it’s great to dance to.
Q7. What is your favorite thing to do on the weekend?
A: To go walking with my husband and friends on the hills and paths of the Colserola. It is a huge natural park connecting many towns which we have on our doorstep in Barcelona.
Q8. What is the best advice you’ve ever received?
A: The best advice has come from my Dad: Don’t worry about the things you cannot change.
Q9. If you could have one superpower, what would it be?
A: I am researching my family tree and would love to be able to go back in time and meet my relatives. Apparently I am descended from Countesses and Earls.
Q10. What app or piece of tech can’t you live without?
A: The internet