Siena is hired in an entry-level position to do sales, but quickly transfers to the technical side of the house in project management.
“I loved the parts of my job where I got to do some front-end development, but the rest of it made me miserable. I knew I had stayed too long at a place that wasn’t a good fit for me, but I didn’t have an exit strategy.”
Siena learns about Hackbright Academy and ultimately becomes a Fall 2013 software engineering fellow. After 10 weeks of hard work, she becomes a software engineer.
“Even though I was interested in web development from such an early age, I never really considered it something I could build a career on since I hadn’t majored in Computer Science. Becoming a software engineer has been incredibly empowering.”
Just six months into her new position as a software engineer, Siena celebrates Indiegogo’s international app launch with the mobile team! Siena also becomes a founding member of Indiegogo’s Android team.
“I was part of a small team that shipped our first iOS app in July. There was only one other engineer on the team when I came in after finishing Hackbright, and it was a really valuable experience to be able to work so closely with a platform expert. I feel incredibly lucky that I have been able to work with such an amazing team.”