Interface Web School

Graduate Stories

Danielle Wegman finds success in software development field with the help of Interface

When Danielle Wegman started looking into coding schools last December, she didn’t know exactly what she was looking for, but she knew one thing for certain.

“It was clear that I needed to make a big change in my life … Read the rest

Highlander grad says coding class helped provide focus for her future

Rosharra Owens

(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

 

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

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

Erica Johnson at Do SpaceOMAHA, 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.

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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 BuffaloheadMelissa 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

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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

Jonathan Starkey, Interface Grad

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

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

Russell Stinson felt stuck. He was pursuing a math degree, with plans to Read the rest

Bianca Zongrone’s Journey to Becoming a Senior UX/UI Designer

“I have never been more grateful for the opportunities that I was afforded because I took a class at Interface.” – Bianca Zongrone

Bianca Zongrone has had quite the professional journey. From a diverse background in business, management, and human

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How Interface Helped Melanie Krohn Work Smarter

“The instructors and employees of Interface are some of the most passionate people in the tech community that you will ever meet. They truly believe in sharing their knowledge and making sure you learn – and they are constantly obtaining

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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 AgueroJuan 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 R pic 3 (1)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

Naomi See, Alumnus and Course Experience Manager, Starts New Gig with West Interactive

 

“I just think you get out of it what you want to get out of it. There’s so much opportunity that you can obtain by being involved,”

–  Naomi See, graduate of Interface: The Web School

 

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Congrats to Interface grad and new UX Web Design Intern – Melissa-Ann Dailey!

img_0013Congratulations 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