Highlander grad says coding class helped provide focus for her future
(Photo: Rosharra Owens at Iowa Western Community College, May 9, 2018.)
COUNCIL BLUFFS – For Rosharra Owens, learning to build websites was part of rebuilding her life after a series of unfortunate events left her living in a homeless shelter, … Read the rest
Breaking down barriers for women in tech
Naomi See is committed to helping and supporting women in tech, mainly because of all the messages she got along the way saying tech was a path she couldn’t or shouldn’t pursue.
Naomi is a software analyst at West … Read the rest
Graduate Success Story: Melissa-Ann Dailey
Melissa Ann-Dailey took the Interface Foundations of Web Development course in 2015, and is now a user experience graphic web designer at Oriental Trading Company.
She is responsible for daily content design and maintenance of multiple websites.
“I spend about … Read the rest
Interface grad animates videos with custom code
OMAHA, NE — Erica Johnson’s passion for video began at age 14, when her father became a pastor, and needed her help building his ministry.
“My brother, sister and I all got separate sections, and I got media,” she … Read the rest
Top four desired traits of a career in tech
The list of reasons why someone may want to pursue a career in tech is sure to be long and varied. However, based on a recent Interface graduate poll, there are a universal wants and needs. Results follow.
1. Flexibility … Read the rest
Graduate combines her loves into a new career with the help of AIM Interface
Kelly Stark was working as a special education paraprofessional before coming to Interface School. She already had a Bachelor of Science in Psychology degree and had been working in the human services industry for over 10 years, but felt like … Read the rest
AIM Interface School Grad Melissa Buffalohead Starts Web Development Company
Melissa Buffalohead was noticing a problematic pattern in her career path. Essentially, she realized that she was getting bored at her corporate jobs.
“I would learn everything quickly, then it would just get monotonous and I would lose interest and … Read the rest
How a Single Mom of 3 Made a Career in Web Development
“I liked that I went from zero knowledge to being able to create a complete website from scratch.” -Miranda Tharp
Miranda Tharp was frustrated with working customer service jobs. She had held positions from student loans to insurance and felt … Read the rest
How David Dugger Went From Homeless to Project Manager
“In a total of about 16 months, I went from homeless, jobless, with just $70 to my name (and $50,000 in debt) to Web Development Project Manager at a multimillion dollar company here in Omaha.” – David Dugger
14 months … Read the rest
How Jonathan Starkey Built a New Career at 43
“It’s been a great journey. I’m thankful for Interface Web School, and I love my new job. It’s been a life changer.” – Jonathan Starkey
By Jonathan Starkey
My name is Jonathan Starkey. I’m 43 years old. I’ve been married … Read the rest
How Jen Jost Found Control Over Her Time as a Freelance Developer
“For those who enjoy coding, Interface is definitely worth it. The teaching is excellent, and there are course mentors and career coaches to help along the way.” – Jen Jost
After spending 14 years working in higher education, Jen Jost … Read the rest
How Russell Stinson Turned a Class Project into a Paid Internship
“I learned so much in my Interface class that I think will be valuable knowledge to have no matter where my career takes me.” – Russell Stinson
Russell Stinson felt stuck. He was pursuing a math degree, with plans to … Read the rest
From Sales Consulting to Web Development, Meet Juan Aguero
“I would definitely recommend Interface to others. Our instructor and mentors were always willing to help. Everybody at Interface would go out of their way to answer your questions without hesitation.” -Juan Aguero
Juan Aguero has worked in retail sales … Read the rest
Combining a Passion for Communication and Tech
by Katrina Markel
After 11 years working for a group insurance company in Omaha, Amber Knecht decided it was time to follow her passions. She said while she was procrastinating on her “real work” she would spend time thinking about … Read the rest
From Aerospace Engineer to Web Developer, Meet Christine Woodruff
“Ultimately, I think one of the most important things I got out of this course was the confidence to try.” – Christine Woodruff
I spent 12 years working as an Aerospace Engineer.
While some may think that position sounds glamorous, … Read the rest
From Welder to Web Developer
It’s not everyday that you meet a web developer who knows how to weld, but that’s exactly the case with Will Landolt.
“I really like creating things from scratch,” said Will, A 2009 graduate of Roncalli High School. He explained … Read the rest
First National Marketing Manager Becomes a Programmer
“Evolving technology can be disruptive to business and it is critical for employees to update their skills.” – Josh McNeal
After 13 years with First National Bank Josh McNeal was ready for a career change. He didn’t want to leave … Read the rest
Stay-At-Home Mom Reboots Career in Tech with Interface
by Katrina Markel
“Interface gave me a chance to prove that I’ve still got it.” – Danisha H.
Prior to becoming a stay-at-home, Danisha had ten years of experience as a technical writer at big-name companies, but despite being a … Read the rest
First National and Interface Web School Partner to Meet the Growing Need for Tech Talent
by Katrina Markel
Thanks to a partnership between First National Bank and Interface Web School, Courtney Rudnicki was able to launch an entirely new career without switching companies.
Courtney’s new title at First National Bank is Analyst II, Requirements and … Read the rest
Jason Hinze Expands His Omaha Tech Career With Front-End Web Development Course
“Put in the work and you’ll do well.”
Interface alumnus, Jason Hinze spent more than a decade building WordPress sites as a freelancer and teaching technology to middle and high school students. He was ready for a career change, but … Read the rest
Congrats to Interface grad and new UX Web Design Intern – Melissa-Ann Dailey!
Congratulations to Front-End Developer Course graduate, Melissa-Ann Dailey for landing a new position as a UX Web Design Intern at Oriental Trading Company!
In Melissa-Ann’s Words:
“Interface gave me the opportunity to continue my education while maintaining a full-time job. … Read the rest
Congrats to Interface grad and new Phenomblue Sr. Project Manager, Tina Helms!
Congratulations to Interface grad and former marketing manager, Tina Helms for landing a new position as a Senior Project Manager with Phenomblue, a connected communications firm delivering business strategy that solves problems, while executing high-level creative solutions that deliver … Read the rest