- What were you doing before joining Makers Academy?
- What made you want to start learning to code in the first place?
I could code before. I wanted to bring my skills up to date.
- How did you come across Makers Academy and what made you decide to apply?
Google search for General Assembly also showed Makers in search results. Price was better!
- What did you find difficult during the course?
Nothing. It was all pretty straight forward.
- What happened during/after graduation and where are you job-wise?
I have a full time job at Sky TV developing their NowTV product on the Roku box using a language called Brightscript.
- How has your life changed since graduation?
It enabled me to find a full time development role after being out of work for a year.
- What advice would you give to people thinking of changing career?
Take the plunge! Don't be afraid. Regret the things you don't do and not the things you do!
- What do you say to people who say £8000 is expensive?
Within five years, you could be earning up to six times that amount!
- What was your biggest worry before joining Makers Academy and how do you feel about it now?
Whether studying remotely would work. It totally did!
- Sum up your Makers Academy experience
It enabled me to learn some useful skills and bring me up to date with some cutting edge technologies that are very much sought after in the job marketplace.