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Game Animation and Digital Video, 2007
Digital Video, 2009
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Digital Video, 2015
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Network Security, 2012
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Advancing Computer Science, 2009
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Network Security, Technology Forensics, 2011
Network Security and Technology Forensics, 2011
Software Engineering, Network Security, 2010
Game Production and Management, 2009
Project Management, 2008
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Freelance VFX Artist
Rick graduated from UAT in 2007 with a double major in Animation and Digital Video. Before that, he attended a university in Hawaii where he majored in traditional art. When asked why he made the move to Arizona to attend UAT, Rick said, “I knew art was what I wanted to do, I just wanted to do it with a computer.”
Through the usual mix of hard work, networking with alumni contacts, good timing and a little luck, Rick landed a position on the Avatar visual effects team. Since his work on Avatar, companies such as Encore Hollywood and Sabertooth Interactive provide Rick a steady stream of projects involving digital workflows (DiTV) and visual effects for episodic television, MOWs, commercials, music videos and feature films.
Digital Video, 2009
Creative/Promotions Director at ABC 7 Amarillo, TX
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Network Security, 2007: Founder, CTO –
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Brian says, "I am very proud as a graduate of UAT to see them continue to make huge leaps to become one of the top technology Universities anywhere."
Robotics and Embedded Systems, 2012
Instructor, Barton’s Summer Academy, Beijing
Innovation could be Ryan Carmain’s middle name. It has garnered him some well-deserved awards—even before he graduated in 2012 in Robotics and Embedded Systems. He co-developed a 3’x3’ LED cube with another student and they both received $1,000 UAT’s Artistic Innovator Scholarship. He also won first place in the Avnet Tech Games Solar Scrimmage with his solar powered water pump and was awarded a $1,000 scholarship.
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Ryan also is a natural mentor. While he was still at UAT, he was an LEC Tutor at UAT, where he helped students who were struggling in various technology areas, such as Robotics and Programming. Soon after graduation, he was an instructor at Barton’s Summer Academy in Beijing, China, for one month, where he taught robotics, rocketry, math and English to Chinese students in grades 2 through 9. Currently exploring new opportunities, he hopes one day to work at NASA.
Digital Video, 2015
Gwyneth is fast emerging as a respected leader in her field. She graduated as valedictorian from UAT in 2015 with a Bachelor of Arts in Digital Video, receiving a full-tuition scholarship for her creative stop-motion animation film, Recipe for Love. She’s made many other captivating and compelling films that have been screened at hundreds of film festivals worldwide.
After graduation, she worked at a strategic marketing and advertising agency in Arizona in the video production area before landing her current job in Halifax, Nova Scotia as Brand Creator at Revolve Branding and Marketing. There, she creates motion-graphics and animations, edits videos and collaborates on video shoots, working with teams to simplify complicated concepts and bring them to life through the combination of art and technical skills. Gwyneth is continually recognized by her peers for the quality and innovation of her work, and for being a true inspiration in her field.
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Enterprise Software Development, 2003
Senior Software Engineer,
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Just like UAT was a good fit for Brian, he feels GoDaddy.com also is a good career fit. He is building a stellar reputation in his profession and is continually sought after by some of the biggest online companies on the planet.
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Founder, Retora Game Studios
Game Design graduate Tyler Coleman is founder and creative director of Retora Game Studios. Retora specializes in full service game and mobile app development, including individualized art and design services.
A long-time member of the International Game Developers Association (IGDA), Tyler is dedicated to growing Phoenix as a premier location for game development and would like Retora to be the catalyst. He envisions Retora as being a larger studio or collection of smaller studios within the next five to 10 years.
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User Experience Designer,
Relocating form her home in Phoenix, Arizona to "Colorful Colorado", just south of Denver in Englewood, alum Jaylyn Dawson is enjoying the magnificent scenery and her new job as User Experience Designer for Dish Network. Jaylyn, who graduated in 2013 with degrees in Human Computer Interaction and Digital Maker and Fabrication, loves all things design, and Colorado is where it's at.
"The best thing about going to college at UAT was all the opportunities that UAT helps to foster. I studied abroad in France, I was the art director for a TEDx event, I showcased one of my projects at the Phoenix Art Museum, went to the HCI International Conference, and I was part of the My Music Mosaic project which allowed me to get some hands-on, real-world experience."
Jaylyn found UAT through a random Google search. She had already gone to a big state school but it was too big and impersonal for her. Her parents were also helping her pay for her education and they really wanted her to stay in Arizona, so after looking into the school and then taking a tour, it seemed like a good fit. What really influenced Jaylyn's decision to go to UAT was its small size and the tons of technology available to her as a student. Once she got here, it was both the faculty and her experiences there that helped prepare her for the real world
Jaylyn's job responsibilities at Dish include taking environment design requirements and conceptualizing what those changes will look like for Dish users. She also conducts observations and interviews to uncover problems, spends a considerable amount of time educating colleagues about design decisions and how they relate to the user experience.
Game Programming, 2009
Director, Cape of Good Games Pty Ltd, South Africa
Stefan Dieckmann completed his UAT degree in Game Programming in 2009. Before returning from Arizona back to his home in South Africa, he sent his resume to several recruiting firms there. As he says, “From that, I scored an interview with Luma Studios in Johannesburg. They develop PC and cellphone games. I got the job and was immediately put on the game Flipt as a programmer.”
One of the keys to getting assigned to Flipt was that he already had experience with the game engine being used to build the game—Torque Game Builder from Garage Games—from a programming course at UAT.
Stefan feels that one of the big advantages for UAT graduates is “hands-on experience with the very same software and hardware that is currently being used by the professionals in the industry.” He also feels that UAT added another skill in his tool box by being involved in the team-based projects which are common for undergraduates.
“I came out of UAT already knowing how to work as part of a team with other developers, artists and programmers, which is the way the industry works.”
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Associate Security Analyst,
Since graduating from UAT in 2012 Summa Cum Laude with his BS in Network Security/Engineering, John Faulkner has been working as a Security Analyst performing first level incident response and security monitoring; first for Apollo Group and currently (as an Associate Security Analyst) for Charles Schwab & Co., Inc.
“I was always one of those kids who played with mom and dad’s computer—usually breaking it and hurrying to fix it before mom and dad got home,“ explains John. “From that point, I kept wanting to learn and do more.”
After attending a community college, he learned about UAT from a friend. Although he didn’t know what area he wanted to pursue yet, he took the tour of the technology University that included the nationally renowned Cyber Security Cave endorsed by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). He learned more about the field, and was hooked.
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Senior Network Security Executive, Sony Entertainment
Alijohn Ghassemlouei [CISSP, CEH] worked for almost a decade as a senior penetration tester for a federal agency and has been contracting security-cleared technical work since graduation. He was born in Southern California, attended college in Arizona, and currently works in San Diego, California as a THE senior Network Security executive in charge of SONY Entertainment. (Yes, he is the one making sure you cannot copy the new COD.) During his time in school, Alijohn led two teams to the Western Regional Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition, placing 2nd for two consecutive years.
Shortly after graduating from the University of Advancing Technology with a Bachelor of Science in Network Security, he co-authored The Hacker's Guide to OS X: Exploiting OS X from the Root Up. For over three years, Alijohn traveled cross country with a small team of specialists assessing the technical security controls for diverse federal customers, including DOE & NASA. Throughout all this, Alijohn has volunteered at multiple Black Hat conferences and has competed in various Defcon competitions since 2008. Professionalism, leadership, and organization are three of Alijohn's best qualities. When not in front of his Macbook Pro, he loves racing GoKarts or relaxing with a good thriller novel.
Advancing Computer Science, 2009
Graphic Design / Social Media, Perfect Pooch
As an undergraduate at UAT, James Grant created STOC (Stock Ticker Orbital Comparison), an interactive data visualization that had its world premiere at the SIGGRAPH 2009 Information Aesthetics Showcase in New Orleans, LA.
After graduating, James went to work for Fabrica, Benetton’s communication research center. Benetton is the global fashion brand and retailer headquartered in Italy. As a Resident in the Interactive Department James designed, developed and produced projects like the Unravel, an interactive window display.
He says that, “The ability to take experimental classes that ran with small class sizes and were focused on being project-based and finding a topic that was interesting and developing projects about it couldn’t have happened anywhere other than at UAT.”
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Vice President, Cerberus Capital Management
Merritt Graves graduated from UAT’s first class of Enterprise Software Development students with a Bachelor of Science degree. He soared from there, going on to earn an MBA from City University of New York – Baruch College - Zicklin School of Business. Additionally, Merritt became a Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer and holds a professional certificate in Derivatives and Risk Management from the New York Institute of Finance.
Merritt's hard work led to building an impressive portfolio of extensive experience designing and delivering applications to meet a wide variety of business needs in the financial business industry. It all began with his high school teacher who connected him with CAD classes and ultimately UAT. "Software engineering is a wonderful field to get into," says Merritt. "A beautiful latticework forms in your head, like an ice sculpture."
Network Security, 2012
Senior Network Administrator/Lab Manager, Eagle Research Group
Kevin Kadium completed his degree in Network Security in 2012—spending his senior year interning for a local advertising and marketing agency before being hired on full time as their Network Administrator after graduation.
Kevin has been playing around with computers and electronics since he was a kid. When he was 9 years old, for example, his dad bought him a computer—not a shiny new computer, it was in a thousand pieces. It took Kevin, with his dad’s help, weeks to put it back together.
UAT provides one of the best approaches to learning for someone like Kevin. Not only are the majors and classes at UAT designed to prepare students for top-level jobs, most of the professors are teaching from the perspective of their experience in high-level tech jobs.
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Network Security, 2007
Security Engineer, Cryptographic Services Team—Wells Fargo;
Jeremy Leung is a 2007 UAT graduate and past president of DC480—University of Advancing Technology’s hacking club. Today, he works as a security engineer for Fortune 100 companies like Wells Fargo.
Jeremy is also chairman and founder of HeatSync Labs—the Phoenix metros’ preeminent hands-on hangout for hackers. The lab is a membership-supported nonprofit that gives tech entrepreneurs and inventors access to expensive technology and professional-grade, high-tech tools they couldn’t possibly afford on their own.
After graduating, Jeremy got a job at CWIE, an Internet service company, as a junior administrator. The job gave him a good foundation for higher-level network security positions. After CWIE, Jeremy branched out on his own as a security engineer contractor, primarily for Wells Fargo.
Jeremy credits his career trajectory in large part to UAT, its professors, clubs and environment—where students, professors and industry leaders are always collaborating with each other on next generation technology.
Software Engineer, Tennessee Heart and Vascular Institute
Originally from Paris, Tenn., Robert Lewis found his way back home to the Volunteer State after graduating from University of Advancing Technology in 2009. Robert is now making a real difference in the medical field as a software engineer at the Tennessee Hart and Vascular Institute. Robert uses C# to write pragmatic solutions for the healthcare industry.
After graduating from UAT, Robert learned of an opening at the Heart Institute. It was for a senor position, but they asked Robert to show them what UAT taught him. “They sat me down in front of a Compiler and said show me some recursion and some SQL. I did, and they hired me the same day.”
The Tennessee Heart and Vascular Institute is an official site for GE Healthcare. Robert and the software engineering team developed their own EMR. Doctors from around the world come to train with it and provide feedback so that it has been able to evolve over time.
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Lead Designer, Senior Creative Director, FabCom
JT was one of those out there, artistic, Tinker Toy and Erector Set kind of kids—perfect training for a career in advertising. He manages and directs creative staff and evaluates projects. Previously co-owner of Brownfeld and Martin Design, JT comes from a long and diverse history in advertising with previous clients including America West Airlines, Arizona Biltmore, Arizona Heart Institute, McDonald's, Motorola, Syntex, and Pebble Tec to name only a few. He’s a decorated ad man, credited with Addy's, an Effie, HSMAI, a Prisma, a Telly, a Tina—and a Kim, his wife of 29 years. What would he be doing if it was something other than outstanding creative design? Marine biology.
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CSIRT Team Lead at eBay
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In his free time, Charles has also created a blog dedicated to malware analysis and reverse engineering in an effort to help others learn while constantly striving to improve his own skill set.
Network Security and Technology Forensics, 2011
Federal Government (Classified)
Jacob Parks was 18 years old on his first day at UAT. By the time he graduated in summer 2011, less than two years later, he was 19 and embarking on the type of life that movies are made about. Jacob now has a job with the federal government (they asked him not to say more about it than that).
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CEO at Infrasura
Sean lead the Boeing external customer focused security assessment services business. Additionally he was Chief Architect for advanced cyber security systems and security operations centers working with both domestic and international customers.
Previously Sean was Chief Information Assurance Engineer and member of the senior technical leadership staff for the Prime on the U.S. Army Brigade Combat Team Modernization (BCTM), formally known as Future Combat Systems (FCS), effort. Sean provided technical leadership and guidance to both the Certification & Accreditation and System Security Architecture teams.
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Game Producer, Gameshow Network
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Freelance VFX Artist
Originally from Madison, Wis., David has worked on many movie and television projects—wielding his artistry in VFX, 3D Depth, CGI, post production, graphic design, stereoscopic composition, animation and restoration.
To date, David has bee involved in more than 50 Disney movie trailers and over 10 movies including the 007 movie Quantum of Solace, Mission Impossible – Ghost Protocol and Bobby.
“Typically, my area of specialty is invisible art, kind of the artistic cleanup crew,” David says. “I finalize the look of shots so that any rigging wires or other objects that should not be there are removed, blemishes magically disappear, and physical features are enhanced to coincide with the role or movie theme. Sometimes, I get to have extra fun, like in Fred 2: Night of the living Fred when I superimposed a skinny guy’s head on a muscle man’s body.”
David also has become a teacher, presenter and mentor to students throughout the country, and recently presented at UAT’s annual Tech Forum event.
Project Management, 2008
Product Lead at Echtra, Inc.
"All I've got to do is build the future, and I'll be happy.
"People count on me to bring them together around the mission. These visions of the future are so real and present for me, it's natural to be the translator from mission to goal to roadmap to execution. And once we build it, we have to make it better! We're so lucky to live in a time where customer feedback, behavioral data, and basically infinite computing power are on hand to help us make more perfect answers to really hard (interesting) problems.
"I've done a lot of that in games - fusing computing tech, networks, service platforms, and the art of creating brand new experiences that grab people by the millions and won't let go. It's time to look forward and build the next breakthroughs... I'm looking at you mobile, VR/AR, and streaming! When I'm not looking at the interactive space, I'm looking at how machine intelligence (AI/ML) can be used to un-stick progress on hard problems. I'm looking at how robots can take over the tasks that keep all of us "busy" when we'd rather be making.
"Everywhere I look, there's tools and technology fresh out of the lab just waiting to be made operational. That's the call to action so let's get rolling!"
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