About Me

I'm Joseph-Albert (you can call me Joe). I was born and raised in Accra, Ghana.

I graduated from the University of Houston with a Bachelors In Business Administration In Management Information Systems (MIS). I came back home to Ghana where I later got my Masters of Science (Msc) in MIS.

I first started started off as an Information Security Auditor for three years before I decided to switch career paths to User Experience Design in 2015.

I started off as a freelance designer and starting a usability startup lab in 2016. I worked as a UX Designer for Flutterwave in 2017 before switching roles to Business Development Manager.

I currently work at Jetstream Africa as a UX/UI Designer.

When I'm not working, I'm busy creating content for my digital tech news platform called TechNovaGH.com.

What I Like To Do

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Writing

In my spare time, I like to write and blog. I like to write about personal perspectives as well as fiction and short stories

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Podcasting

I recently got into podcasting and now I'm the host of two podcasts: PodTakes and 2 Guys 1 Controller

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Travel

I'm big into travel. Recently start travelling international and I like to take road trips in Ghana

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Design

Yep. I actually like to design in my spare time as well. I like to work on concepts and experiments and other types of design

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Reading

I'm an avid reader and always looking for the next best book on Kindle (either fiction or non fiction)

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Video Games

I've been a gamer since I was a kid. If I'm not too tired from work, I like to play an RPG or Rocket League

Podcasts

I'm the one of the hosts of two podcast. I also have a personal podcast which is currently on hiatus

PodTakes

Pod Takes is a podcast where I discuss movies and TV shows with two of my friends. Available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and other podcast platforms

2 Guys 1 Controller

I cohost a video game podcast with my friend Omi where we talk about the video game industry. Available on all podcast platforms

Open Conversations

A podcast I started where I have a one-on-one conversations with my different individuals on different topics including relationships, dating, marriage, and lifestyle. Available on all podcast platforms