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Being a Woman in Tech

What is it like to be a woman in the field of technology? We sat down with four women in different areas of the field and at different stages of their career to get their perspectives. We discussed what interests them about their current field, some challenges they have faced, and what they would like to see changed. 

Published 2nd May 2018
15 minute read

Getting a Job After DigitalCrafts: How I Did It

Learn about how DigitalCrafts Alumnus John Coppola dedicated his time as a student to find his dream job. 

Published 24th August 2017
4 minute read

Getting a Job After DigitalCrafts: How I Did It

We sat down with DigitalCrafts Alumna Julie Dyer to hear how she landed a job while attending DigitalCrafts. 

Published 27th July 2017
3 minute read

What is it Like? A Day in the Life of a DigitalCrafts Student

Ever wonder what it's like to be a student at DigitalCrafts? We interviewed two current students and learned all about the early mornings, mini-victories and self-doubt. 

Published 11th July 2017
7 minute read

Our Students Have Done It Again! Demo Day Recap

Our students have done it again! Congratulations to the 16 DigitalCrafts graduates who completed their 16-week Full Stack Immersive program earlier this month. I know I speak for the whole team when I say it is always bittersweet to send a new group of builders out into the world after getting to know each one so well. Let's take a minute to recap Demo Day and recognize this group's achievements.

Published 14th June 2017
5 minute read

DigitalCrafts Students Win First Place at ATL Goodie Hack [Gentrification]

Team Mini City, which consisted of three current DigitalCraft student developers, can now add "Hackathon Winner" to their resumes! The team participated at the 2016 Goodie Hack [Gentrification] event which took place at TechSquare Labs, a local tech incubator located near Georgia Tech in Atlanta, GA. Participants were given 48 hours to form teams, conceptualize and develop a prototype that would improve or solve local economic issues. Team Mini City won first place for creating tech-enabled container modules that assist the homeless.

Published 19th October 2016
4 minute read

A Student's Thoughts After Landing A Job Offer In Week 8

We're extremely proud of student Joe Hice, who just signed an offer letter he received in week 8 of our current cohort! Joe will remain with the class until his start date on May 23rd, when he will be joining the team at Liaison Technologies as their newest front-end developer. Joe is the new record holder for "quickest hire," and will soon be partaking in our favorite tradition at DigitalCrafts, the "Samurai Sword Meets Champagne Bottle" toast! Read on for Joe's take on his experience.

Published 26th April 2016
5 minute read

Meet Andrew Kroll: From Combat to Coding

Meet Andrew Kroll, veteran and aspiring developer, who is relocating from West Virginia to Atlanta to attend our inaugural 16 Week Immersive Bootcamp. Andrew is eager to break into the tech community in the Atlanta area, and we couldn't be more excited to support him throughout his journey. As a former combat solider, Andrew is accustomed to rigorous training programs, having successfully completed the grueling Special Forces Assessment and Selection course (SFAS).

Published 28th September 2015
5 minute read

Meet Chance Rhodes: Local Entrepreneur, Soon-To-Be Developer

One of my favorite aspects of our industry is the inherent magnetism for entrepreneurs. I don't think I've seen an application come through that didn't mention a desire to "one day start my own ____," and I'm excited to see which ideas take flight. For some students it may even be their second entrepreneurial outing, as would be the case with our next 'student in the spotlight,' Chance Rhodes.

Published 9th September 2015
3 minute read

Meet Oliver Lai: From Economics at Emory to Code School at DigitalCrafts

Oliver is originally from Taipei, Taiwan, and studied Economics and Sociology at Emory University, where he graduated in 2014. Before deciding to pursue a career in web development, Oliver was most recently an Optimization Analyst at a New York-based digital marketing firm called 360i. We recently asked Oliver a few questions to get his story started.

Published 7th September 2015
4 minute read
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