Daniel Cervantes My goal in CGT is to obtain a wealth of knowledge related to web development. In doing so I hope to gain a stronger foundation in this area. After graduation I hope to work at a Chicago based web firm. Minchao Jin In this course, I want to know more about CGT so that I will actually have an idea of what to do in the future. Now, I’m very interested in CGT and I hope I can work for companies and make advertisement. I love designing and creating new things. William Oh My professional goal is to become a lead, or head director of character design/animation in either America or Japan. I want to make an animation that can give dream to the young, rest to the workers, and memory to the old. Brian Fu After completing this program I would like to have the skills necessary to obtain a career in media design or web design. Cameron Greene I would want to be a media graphics designer or 3D model maker preferabley for a digital gaming company. Brad Lunsford At the conclusion of this course I plan to pursue the advancement of my already existing knowledge of auto desk inventor. I plan to fully and ultimitaly learn the Katia After the completion of college I plan to design anything from pencils to automobiles for the highest paying company that will accept me. Joseph Rogers I want to work either in movies animating special effects. Or, I want to animate for some game development company. Perhaps the cinamatic team… Kelly Fan I would like to either be working in postproduction CG or in animation, so I want to be knowledgable in after effects and Maya. Would also like to improve on my drawing skills….Pixar/Dreamworks is an ultimate goal of mine to work at. Ben Scott My goal is to graduate with a master’s degree in Animation/Gaming. I want to someday work for top notch gaming companies like Square Enix, valve, Activision, Infinity Word, etc. Tyler Wright At the end of my collegiate career my goal is to become a competitive webdesigner/web-developer. To achieve this goal I will work hard to learn cutting edge software and cutting edge programming languages so that I will diversify my skills and sharpen my talent in the graphic design industry James Ross I want to be a video game designer ever since I got my first system, the Nintendo 64, I have wanted to make games. My dream job would be with Bungie or Nintendo working towards the next generation of gaming. Tami Dizon My career plan is to manage my own multimedia advertizing company. I want to be the building block of other companies career. Spread their word in catchy, different ways. Priya Johal My professional goal is to become a skilled 3D modeling artist and concept artist, so that I can, hopefully work in character development for an animation studio or video game developer in the near future. Arnav Palnitkar After pursuing this CGT course I would like to become a gaming expert. I would like to become a specialist animation developer. I hope to be a project leader in EA company for a gaming project in next 8 years. I would even like to design 3D projects for residential firm. Sung-Yun Kim At the end of the course, my goal is to be a good 3D graphics illustrator and become a developer in graphic games. Also, I want to be able to design buildings and homes. Chris Gaeta As of this moment, I hope to find a satisfying career in video game development or digital animation. Such companies I would like to work for include Square (gaming) and Pixar (animation). I’d prefer work in the gaming. Robert Beal After college I plan to go into the video game industry, and someday own my own game design company. John Moran When this program comes to and end, I hope to enter into video game design. I’m not sure about the specifics, but somewhere in that area is where I want to be at the end of this program. Julie Ziolkowski At the end of this program I think I want to focus on either animation or game design. I think I would rather focus on animation, but I don’t know enough about either of them to truly decide. Jeremy Homer I am interested in being a computer programmer for a company. I want to be the guy (or guy in a team) that writes and constantly upgrades/fixes the programs used by the company. I’m also interested in being a computer game programmer or doing something with web design. Therefore by the end of the program I want to have the skills and knowledge neccisary to perform those jobs. Caitlin Barnett At the end of my education, I hope that I can can get a job involved in film or television. This can be through animation with a company such as Dreamworks or Pixar. Sean Heckman I want to graduate with the credentials and experience necessary to be hired in an entry-level position in animation at Pixar or DreamWorks. Justine Vogie The goal I hope to accomplish by the end of this program is to either work on the graphics and buttons for web pages or become a video game designer. I have already taken some web design classes and they interested me quite a bit. That is the goal I hope to accomplish. Nick Hamby At the end of my time here at Purdue (hopefully in 2 years) I will have a batchelors degree in CGT with a focus in VpI. I would like to work for a company that does modeling for factories. Thomas Haley My goal by the end of my college career is to get a job designing video games. I hope to become a designer for a company and some day become the lead developer. Erik Kaiser I would like to become an authority on computer modeling and design. This will have placed me into a successful internship and leads to many job opportunities. By working in virtual product integration I can accomplish this goal. Vaughn Thompson I want to be a computer animator with a steady and successful job at Pixar, or another big name company such as E.A. or Value. Michael Baeza By the end of the program, I would like to have the knowledge and skills aquired for animation so I can build a career off these skills. During my career, I would like to be a lead animator for a widely known animation company. Steven Wise At the end of this program I hope t have a solid understanding of animation as well as web design. I really want to get into the 3d animation world but also love programming web sites. I’m hoping to figure out which works best for me and then continue on to get a master’s degree. Garrett Rood At the end of this program I intend to go into animations and possibly be a movie designer with Pixar or Disney. I also hope to be able to create video games in spare time since I really enjoy graphics and video games both. Leah Thompson My professional goal is to work for a large company in advertising. I hope for my ads to appear in magazines, billboards, and on the internet. I also may want to do animated graphics for advertising in commercials. Liz Irk I want to know the ins and outs of my future career choice, whether that means I am an architecture illustrator or not, I want to be successful. Not only do I want to be knowledgable in my particular field, I also want to be confident that I can physically do the things I have the knowledge to do. I want to be confident that what I learn provides me with the skills to be able to do and figure out what exactly I want to do. I do know one thing, I do not want to second guess myself and I do not want to be scared. I want to be sure that architectural illustration is what I want to do. Taylor Bloom At this moment if I were asked what I wanted to do when I graduated, I would have to say work with digital design. I hope to use CGT to have a background of graphic design. I want to be able to use my creativity to work with advertising. I hope to either work for a non-specific advertiser, or go into magazine layouts after graduation. Most of all my goal is to be working in something I enjoy. Matthew Huff Obtain a degree that qualifies me to hold a job as eiher drafter in the construction or drafter in the manufacturing areas. Kyle Deak I want to do something in computer animation, either in the form of a video game designer or film production. Jack Jordan I would professionally like to focus more on the web design and programming aspects of CGT rather than the animation/art aspects. I hope to design and set up websites of quality for large businesses around the world. If database or network programming is also involved in this major, I wish to professionally pursue both of these as well. I plan to use Photoshop and Dreamweaver extremely often in my career. Zach Babcock My professional goal is to be apart of a special effects team in the movie industry. I have always been fascinated with how people have made their ideas come alive on the big screen that can’t quite be accomplished without the use of special effects. William Jordan I want to either be a video game designer, or animator, if not both. I would like to work for a company like Blizzard, Bungie, or Pixar. Brandt Cotherman I am not sure exactly where I want to be at there end of the course, but I would like to have experience in building websites and something to do with small businesses. Matthew Farrenkopf At the duration of the CGT program I will have a full understanding of the computer graphic industry, practices, and expectations. I will be able to exceed these expectations and excel in my career. John Pourcho I had originally hoped to be a wombat skinner living in Africa, but recently I’ve found that would just get too boring. As such, I’ve decided to become a Visual Product Inteurator. As a junior CODO from Civil Engineering I’ve had a long time to observe what fantastic programs Purdue has to offer and found that I would not only be good at VPI but enjoy it too. My goal is to gain a masters in VPI and land a solid job modeling for a company with a 80k+ salary within five years. Casey Chastain By the end of this program, I wish to be able to be a design manager. I wish to design game characters and scenery and also know the coding side of the gaming. I want to work for Value Entertainment. Kelly Rettinger I plan to work in Web Development and Design. At first, I think that I will work at a company. Later if I have a family, I would like to stay at home with my kids and freelance from home. I would have to continually keep myself educated in the newest developments. I might get back into a company at some point in time. Keegan Hrybyk I am not 100% sure on what I want to be, but I would like to work on graphics for construction jobs. Specifically in residential construction. If I could make blueprints for residential construction, I would enjoy that. This is what I hope to accomplish. Colin Stearns When I finish my senior year at Purdue, I wish to pursue a carrear in the field of animation, or video game design. To achieve these goals I wish to learn about the aliumni from Purdue and find out how they became what they are today. I also plan to find an internship this upcoming summer to better my marketability for when I get my degree. Kearsten Olson By the end of this program I would like to be in the gaming industry. I would like to be a part of the planning process but also work on the graphics/animation part of the game. Brian Rosensteel At the end of this program I would like to see myself in a stable job in the fields of either construction modeling or animation. I would like to be a part of the well known company that focuses in advertising such as Crispen and Petteror a part of an archetecture firm. Kaileen Kraemer I will strive to be successful at the end of this program by either entering graduate school or entering a job that suits my faney. I would like to be an illustrator, but after I take more tech-based classes and learn more about programming, I might want a career that focuses more on the technological side of modern art. Jessica Carducci I want to attend graduate school, then work as a video game designer/animator for a popular company (Lucas Arts, Bungie). When I have enough money saved, and have paid off my student loans, I would like to start my own company. Josh Band My professional goal after my years at purdue is to work in animation. I would love to make animated movies. I’m also interested in web design because I really enjoy HTML and visual appearances. Either would be perfect. Courtney Ballard My professional goal is to become an animator/be involved with animation. I would like to be in the preliminary planning stages of strong boarding, and character creation. Brent Jackson By the end of my journey at Purdue, I wish to be educated in the studies of Computer Grahics Technology enough to be efficient in creating video games or animations for a movie company. Todd Swardenski I want to be a professional web designer/developer and graphic designer. Working full time initially would be preferred and I would like to eventually start my own firm or freelance full time. Jessica Theurel At the moment my goal after this program is to be a web designer. I hope to work for a non-profic organization but if I can find a job that pays I will take it. I care most about getting a job that is actually in my field, allowing me to use the skills I gained at Purdue University. Philip Callam I would make an effort to, with the knowledge I earn from CGT, pursue a career in the video game career path/industry. My goal is to understand what is needed to be successful as a video game designer. After graduation, I will pursue a job for companies, such as Bungie, Activision, and Ubisoft, and work at character design and/or concept art. If possible, I would attempt to establish my own game design company. Joey Pietrzak My goal is to aquire skills in 3-D modeling, game design, programing, and animation. I want to pursue a carear in animation game design or a related field. Juan Dengel Be successful animator in the world of entertainment. (Movier, Gaming etc.) Also work in the field of illustration for comics, movie posters, book covers and other hands-on arts, like free-hand and drawing. Layne Goodman By the time I graduate I honestly do not know what I would like to do. It would be the best for me just to graduate and get the degree. If I had to pick something it would be web design of some sort. Alex Deason At the end of this course I plan to be: skilled enough in the field of computer graphics to get a job in the video gaming industry. I want to be able to apply my skills and knowledge gained from Purdue to work on a team of video game designers. If I do not decide to go into this field I would like to work for an engineering company making 3D models of the they are currently working on. Megan Weiland At the end of this program I would like to finish my degree in CGT in the field of building construction. I would like to pursue a career as a drafter for architectural firm. Jahil Johnson My professional goals consist of working in the technological part of game design/animation at a well-known graphic company. I want to be a designer who can evaluate one’s artworks or computer designs and give them feedback. Generally, I want to work in some kind of graphics design, animation, etc. that involves the computer part, rather than the hand-drawn artistic part. Jiwon Park My professional goal is to work in gaming industry, probably console gaming in areas of overall production. I don’t want to limit myself to one specific field and a specific job. So I want to be able to go into many jobs, ranging from overall designing to specific parts design. Jill Fontes At the end of this course I hope to have a better understanding of what my major has to offer me. I know CGT is the major I want to study, without doubt, but I hope to gain better knowledge behind it. I want CGT to go past all my expectations as a freshman starting my college career. In the end I hope to become a graphic designer involved in advertising. Brenan Moore At the end of this program, I want to get a job as a game designer. Ever since I was young I have been fascinated by games, and have had the desire to have a job that deals with them. I would like to get a job working for a console based game development company like Valve, Ubisoft, Bethesda, or Activision. Hofefully I can start off with a decent wage and work my way up so I can buy my own house. Nicholas Head At the end of this program I would like to be prepared to go into the career of video game design. I would like to have some contact with companies in the industry before I graduate. Eventually I wish to create my own video game company. Evan Watkins After finishing college, I would like to go into the area of web design. I’m not sure exactly what career exactly, but I think that I would enjoy anything in the field of web design. Rachel Dockter My goal is to become a professional animator or character designer for a major movie or video game company. Mike Pindara At the end of my CGT courses, I would like to become a professional animator. After working with computer graphics, I plan to use the animation skills in a gaming career. Upon completing my CGT course, I plan to attend any other graduate classes to give me the greatest versitility in animation for video games. Devin Stalbaum My ultimate goal is to get a designing job at Nintendo. I want to be the guy who replaces shigera Miyamoto, also known as, the father of gaming. Nick Acosta I would love to be an expert in game design/animation and work for a major company. Also, if the timing is good, I’d like to begin coaching wrestling at a high school. Dennis Yerlstein I would like to be qualified for a job at an animation studio like Dreamworks or Pixar or be able to achieve a job that can further my progress towards these and graduate with an engineering degree as well. I am also interested in using 3D graphics to sculpt models for model making and miniature companies. Julia Delong My goal for myself is to work on graphics for major movies. The graphics in 2012, Knowing, A-Team, The Losers, and many others have made me want to do graphic animation and design. I like photo manipulation and animation. William Huyah I would like to work for a gaming company. So by the end of the program I would like to be good at gaming/animation. I would also like to be able to program the game. Erick Morales At the end of this program I would like to be a proficient and versed web designed and developer. I want to also understand multimedia aspects to be able to incorporate them into dynamic web sites. Edgar Garcia My professional goal at the end of this program is to work at a company that creates advertisements and graphics/designs for print, television, and the internet. Ariana Filippini My goal by the end of this program, I would like to get a job at Pixar Animation Studios as either a 3D modeler or 3D animator. After working at Pixar I would eventually like to work for Industrial Light and Magie to work on the more realistic special effects in movies such as Transformers, Iron Man, etc.