You might not think that programmers are artists, but programming is an extremely creative profession. It’s logic-based creativity.
Like most programmers my first line of code involved the words: “Hello World”. It all started with simple
I did these entry level classes back in 2006. What I found is a joy in tweaking and perfecting these silly website projects.
I was lucky enough to get some opportunities first as an assistant Junior Designer. Most of what I learned was on the job.
Web technology was rapidly adapting then, and I learned from great mentors. Things like:
Bootstrap, Sunshop, Joomla, WordPress, Shopify, etc.
Exploring Game Design
It was around 2009 that I started to take Game Development seriously. I was heavily involved in programs like:
3ds Max, Unreal, ZBrush, Photoshop, etc.
I traveled the country to
teach kids the skills I was learning, and started an internship at a game studio called Frozen Codebase.
Enter Video Producer
My lovely wife Emily Herminath has taught me several new skills. Being a professional with video, she taught me color correction, video, & audio editing.
Around 2017 I started to work with the programs:
Premiere, Audition, After Effects, etc. Since I’ve enjoyed creating videos & podcasts.
I am in the process of learning
Technology ever advances in every direction, you have to keep learning as you develop.
A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kick boxing.