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Kristel Ottis

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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Overview

  • 5 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, Estonian, German; learning Finnish, Russian
  • 33, Female
  • Member since 2006
  • Product Manager
  • BA
  • From Kuressaare, Estonia
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

ABOUT ME

I'm an Estonian currently residing in the Chinatown area of beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. I work as a Product Manager at a gaming company and spend a lot of my free time geeking out and/or planning for the next big trip I'd like to take.

After going to school near San Francisco, I spent some time living and working in Tallinn, Estonia, which served as a superb launching pad for various European excursions. Last fall I visited Japan and I look forward to seeing more Asia in the near future.

The list of items that have played a huge role in shaping my life in the last dozen years or so: Jack Kerouac and the Beat Generation, The Doors, Buddhist studies, MUSIC! in its many (and largely electronic) forms, photography, visual effects and animation/anime, yoga, and more recently, kung fu/wushu.

PHILOSOPHY

"Life ain't nothing but a good groove / A good mix tape to put you in the right mood" - Beastie Boys

Interests

Video/audio production, 3D animation, visual effects, Japanese language and culture, sci-fi books and movies, electronic music, camping, biking, yoga, kung fu, chaos theory, cinematography, claymation, compositing, japanese language/culture/art, neurosciences, photography, sci-fi, surrealism...

Music, Movies & Books

Bunch of Japanese stuff, Pixar, ILM...

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Burning Man; all of my travels, but especially the Japanese and Southeast Asian ones; meeting all of the amazing people I've ran into during my travels.

Countries I've Visited

Belgium, Cambodia, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Laos, Latvia, Malaysia, Netherlands, Norway, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States, Viet Nam

Countries I've Lived In

Canada, Estonia, United States

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