67 – Learn To Code & Take Charge Of Your Career with The IRON YARD

In this episode we get to speak with the Tampa Bay – St. Pete IRON YARD crew: Holly Valenty, Katherine Trammell, and Angel Murchison. We discuss who the IRON YARD is for and what it takes to engage in the immersion of their program. We then review the history of the IRON YARD: how it got its name, how it started, and how it has grown nationally. We also talk about the flavor of courses, technology stacks, and the fact that you don’t even need to know code before starting their program.

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Who is the Iron Yard for?

The Iron Yard has a 90% success rate for students in the first 3 months

What technologies will you learn at the Iron Yard

What is the Iron Yard experience like?

Free kids classes at the Iron Yard

The Iron Yard offers technology-focused Corporate Training solutions tailored to your business needs.

The IRON YARD: Our mission is to connect with people pursuing the craft and lifelong adventure of technology and help equip them with the skills they need to both get started and progress throughout their careers. Our hope is that those we journey with are energized to make a difference through their work.

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62 – UX Design in the Gaming Industry with Paul Hershey

In this episode we get to speak with Sr. Experience Designer: Paul Hershey. We talk about the day-to-day tasks of a designer in the gaming industry, and what it takes to get there.

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About Paul

I help people create human-centered products that users love. I have over ten years of experience in the field and have worked with the U.S. Army, Infor, Code School, and Pluralsight. I enjoy every stage of the design process from initial research and competitive analysis to building visual languages and analyzing data. I’m on the board for AIGA Orlando and regularly speak about UX at conferences and meetups.

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