My name is Gadzhi. I was born in Dagestan and currently reside in İstanbul. Designing software is both my profession and passion.
- Retool 2021–, Design Engineer
- A platform that helps businesses build custom internal tools and workflows without extensive coding skills, using a drag-and-drop interface and pre-built components. I'm currently working on the design and development of Workflows.
- Webflow 2015–2021, Product Designer
- Website design and development platform that enables users to create responsive websites visually. I primarily focused on creating intuitive and powerful visual tools for designers.
- Stampsy 2012–2014, Designer/Engineer
- Stampsy was a tiny social platform for creating visual stories on iPad and the web. I designed the product and developed a modular CSS architecture for it.
I have a keen interest in video game design and development. It's a challenging and enjoyable field, and I dedicate my free time to working on various personal projects. I maintain a dlog where I occasionally post updates on my progress.
I also enjoy reading about game design theory and practice. Here is a collection of my favorite books and resources.
When it comes to programming, I consider myself a jack of all trades. I have been tinkering with code for as long as I can remember, and it continues to bring me joy and make time fly.
In the past, I was an avid photographer, capturing moments with my favorite camera, a Leica M6 paired with Summicron 35mm and 50mm lenses. My old photographs can be found on my Flickr page.
Nowadays, I don't take as many photos but still enjoy the occasional photo walk with a Fujifilm X100V. I'm currently experimenting with a simple photo gallery here: https://photos.kkga.me.
...is fairly simple. Written mostly in markdown and built with Ter -- a small wiki-style site generator that I made.