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Field Trip: Launch Brigade

Free

with Yazmin Herrera

Calendar Apr 3, 2019 at 8 am

Get the resume tips and interview skills you need to land your first job in web design and development! Employees at Launch Brigade, a local web development company in Santa Cruz are ready to give you the help you need to get started and refine your skills. We will visit them at their office in NextSpace. Lunch and transpotation is provided free of cost. 

The day will look like: 

  • Arrival: 9am 
  • Welcome/tour: 9:15am -10:15am 
  • Mock Interview/Resume tips Workshop: 10:30am - 12pm
  • Leave in time for lunch or have lunch w/ employees. 

 

WIT 1: Exploring Web & Information Tech

Free

with Monica Gutierrez

Calendar Feb 19, 2019 at 4 pm, runs for 12 weeks

Create a side-scrolling platform game that is challenging for your friends to play and a web page that displays the high scores- all in one workshop! This workshop explores the fields within our web and information technology career focus area (game development, web development, data, and IT) and how they all relate to each other. You will learn the fundamentals of programming through Python and the fundamentals of creating a web page with HTML, CSS and Javascript.

Beginners welcome!

Will run

WIT 1: Exploring Web & Information Tech (S)

Free

with Franco Sanchez

Calendar Feb 19, 2019 at 4 pm, runs for 12 weeks

Create a side-scrolling platform game that is challenging for your friends to play and a web page that displays the high scores- all in one workshop! This workshop explores the fields within our web and information technology career focus area (game development, web development, data, and IT) and how they all relate to each other. You will learn the fundamentals of programming through Python and the fundamentals of creating a web page with HTML, CSS and Javascript.

WIT 2B: Wordpress Development

Free

with Monica Gutierrez

Calendar Feb 1, 2019 at 4 pm, runs for 9 weeks

Create a website for local clients using Wordpress and gain the skills you need to be hired as a freelance web developer in bizzNEST (our youth consultant firm) during the summer. We will look into customizing themes, creating and customizing plugins, and testing your final product. Design experience is REQUIRED to be hired in bizzNEST in the summer.

Members from Salinas will be transported to and from the NEST in Watsonville. Must fill out permission slip once. Ask Salinas staff for a permission slip. 

Full Course

WIT: bizzNEST Prep

Free

with Monica Gutierrez

Calendar Jun 17, 2019 at 1 pm, runs for 9 weeks

If you are on the path to join bizzNEST by Fall and need support to strengthen your portfolio or  certain Web Development skill bizzNEST prep will help you. In bizzNEST prep we will practice on real projects to build the technical or design skill gap, build your portfolio and prepare for the bizzNEST interview.  Get the support you need to build the confidence and skills to work with real clients on a professional level. If you have more than one skills you want to improve we will create a skill development plan so you practice both skills.

Additional Information:

BizzNEST prep are for members that are on the path to join bizzNEST in the fall. The prerequisites are WIT 1: Intro to Web & Information Tech,  Web 1: Web Design for beginners, Web 2a: Design Group, and Web 2b: Wordpress development. Tools and projects will be provided by the Monica Gutierrez and determined based on the web skill you want to improve, those could be: Illustrator wireframe, Adobe XD prototype, Wordpress, Responsive Design,  HTML/CSS basic or customization on Wordpress, PHP for Wordpress, and databases.

The class time and date can be organized around group or person's availability.  





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