WEB DEVELOPER – GRAPHIC DESIGNER – COMPUTER NETWORK SUPPORT SPECIALIST – HEAD COACH & DIRECTOR OF ESPORTS


Mike Woods

What Graphic Designers do:

Design or create graphics to meet specific commercial or promotional needs, such as packaging, displays, or logos. May use a variety of mediums to achieve artistic or decorative effects.

Company: Image Setters
Title: 3D Animator/ Graphic Designer

What are 2 things you really like/enjoy about your job?
I basically get to be the only professional 3D animator in Rutland, Vermont.

What Training have you received?
I went to school for game development at Savannah College of Art and Design, but a good chunk of the training I received from college overlaps into the graphic Design field.

What do you enjoy doing when you aren’t at work?
Right Now I am working on 3D printing a full sized BB-8 from Star Wars. I do a lot of 3D modeling outside of work.


Chris Towle

What Computer Network Support Specialists do:

Analyze, test, troubleshoot, and evaluate existing network systems, such as local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), and Internet systems or a segment of a network system. Perform network maintenance to ensure networks operate correctly with minimal interruption.

Company: College of St. Joseph
Title: Technology Integration Specialist / Head Coach & Director of Esports

What are 2 things you really like/enjoy about your job?
For my main position (Technology Integration Specialist), I really enjoy working with the instructors to help them better understand and fully utilize the systems and applications available to them.

For my secondary position (Head Coach & Director of Esports), I enjoy the challenge of building and managing a program as the fledgling industry expands.

What Training have you received?
I went to college for Game Design & Development, but the bulk of my training for the IT industry has come from my time at Stafford Technical Center during my senior year of high school, on-the-job training, and self-study.

What do you enjoy doing when you aren’t at work?
When I’m not playing games like League of Legends, Overwatch, or Magic: The Gathering, I’m either researching new tech threats and innovations or brushing up on my skills.