Meet The Team

Abigail Gjurich

Abigail Gjurich

Technical Interviewer

Adam Allison

Adam Allison

Engineering Fellow

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Adam Moore

Engineering Fellow

Adam White

Adam White

Engineering Fellow

Aiden Blinn

Aiden Blinn

Engineering Fellow

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Akiko Dulaney

Under the Hood Instructor

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Alan Richardson

Engineering Fellow

Alan Ye

Alan Ye

Engineering Fellow

Alana Aragon

Alana Aragon

Senior Programs Coordinator

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Alexander Zhang

Machine Learning Instructor

Allison-Jacobs

Allison Jacobs

Prep Program Instructor

Allison Pratt

Allison Pratt

Software Engineering Curriculum Developer

Alma Eyre

Alma Eyre

Engineering Fellow

Andrew Talle

Andrew Talle

Engineering Fellow

Annie Zadikoff

Annie Zadikoff

Senior Outcomes Manager

Aram Krakirian

Aram Krakirian

Engineering Fellow

Arva Anees

Arva Anees

People & Compliance Coordinator

Ashley Pean - PTRI Fellow-1

Ashley Pean

Technical Interview Mentor

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Bernie Green

Engineering Fellow

Brandi Richardson

Brandi Richardson

Alumni Advisor

Brandon Murphy

Brandon Murphy

Career Support Engineer

Brian-Hong

Brian Hong

Non-Immersive Program Mentor

Brianna Carney

Brianna Carney

Program Coordinator

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Brittany Richmond

People & Compliance Coordinator

Brittney Decimus

Brittney Decimus

Coordinator

Caitlin Chan

Caitlin Chan

Engineering Instructor

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Caitlin Combe

Event Coordinator

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Cam Greer

Prep Program Instructor

Camera Kendall

Camera Kendall

Prep Program Instructor

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Cara Dibdin

Career Support Engineer

Cassandra Soco

Cassandra Soco

Senior Outcomes Coordinator

Catherine Cheng

Catherine Cheng

Machine Learning Instructor

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Cayla Co

Engineering Fellow

Chad Troutwine

Chad Troutwine

Co-founder & Chairman

Charlie Malave

Charlie Malave

Engineering Mentor

Chelsea De La Grana

Chelsea De La Grana

Director of People & Compliance

Cindy Chau

Cindy Chau

Prep Program Instructor

Daniel Balistocky

Daniel Balistocky

Alumni Advisor

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Daryl Foster

Prep Program Instructor

David Lopez

David Lopez

Engineering Fellow

Demi Orphanos

Demi Orphanos

Senior Admissions Manager

Dominic Ameneyro

Dominic Ameneyro

Prep Program Instructor

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Edar Liu

Engineering Fellow

Eleanor Vasquez Kelly

Eleanor Vasquez Kelly

Senior Non-Immersive Programs Coordinator

Elizabeth Israel

Elizabeth Israel

Senior Admissions Coordinator

Emma Czech

Emma Czech

Technical Interviewer

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Eric Kirsten

Senior Board Advisor

Eric Mulhern

Eric Mulhern

Engineering Fellow

Erica Oh

Erica Oh

Engineering Fellow

Eugene Lee

Eugene Lee

Engineering Fellow

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Genevieve Annable

Engineering Fellow

Gregory Palasciano

Gregory Palasciano

Prep Program Instructor

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Hannah Park

Program Coordinator

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Harrison Nam

Engineering Fellow

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Harvey Nguyen

Engineering Fellow

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Heather Barney

Engineering Fellow

Helen-Regula

Helen Regula

Prep Program Instructor

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Irine Kang

Engineering Fellow

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Jae Hyun Ha

Engineering Fellow

Jamaica Bryant

Jamaica Bryant

Director of Content & Community

James Laff

James Laff

Engineering Fellow

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Janilya Baizack

Under the Hood Instructor

Jared Lewis

Jared Lewis

Engineering Instructor

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Jay Park

Engineering Fellow

Jinsung Park

Jinsung Park

Prep Program Instructor

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John Maltese

Under the Hood Instructor

Jonathan Bechtel

Jonathan Bechtel

Data Science & Machine Learning Instructor

Joshua Jordan

Joshua Jordan

Engineering Mentor

Judy Song

Judy Song

Engineering Fellow

Julian Santos

Julian Santos

Video Editor

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Julie Wu

Alumni Advisor

Kai Rilliet

Kai Rilliet

Engineering Mentor

Kate Moran - Community Coordinator

Kate Moran

Community Coordinator

Katrina Villanueva

Katrina Villanueva

Engineering Instructor

Kelvin Wang

Kelvin Wang

Machine Learning Instructor

Kenny Lee

Kenny Lee

Technical Interviewer

kim-spicer

Kim Spicer

Prep Program Instructor

Kinsley Cuen

Kinsley Cuen

Admissions Coordinator

Kristina Wallen

Kristina Wallen

Engineering Fellow

Kristine Aguda - LA Fellow

Kristine Aguda

Technical Interviewer

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Kyle Combs

Senior Software Engineer & Lead Instructor

Laura Botel

Laura Botel

Engineering Mentor

Laura Forden

Laura Forden

Senior Programs Coordinator

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Laurel Ettinger

Program Coordinator

Leo Crossman

Leo Crossman

Engineering Mentor

Lina Lee

Lina Lee

Engineering Fellow

Louie Mendez

Louie Mendez

Engineering Fellow

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Luis Croussett

Career Support Engineer

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Marcel Palmer

Engineering Fellow

Marissa-MJ-Lafontant

Marissa MJ Lafontant

Prep Program Instructor

Matt Severyn

Matt Severyn

Engineering Instructor

Matthew Peters

Matthew Peters

Prep Program Instructor

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Meg Walters

Admissions Coordinator

Mia Zeng

Mia Zeng

Engineering Fellow

Michael O'Halloran

Michael O'Halloran

Lead Engineering Instructor

Michelle Chang

Michelle Chang

Engineering Fellow

Mike Masatsugu

Mike Masatsugu

Engineering Mentor

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Miller Johnston

Engineering Fellow

Mircea Ilie

Mircea Ilie

Chief of Staff

Monica Kim

Monica Kim

Community Manager

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Myounghan Chae

Non-Immersive Program Mentor

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Natalie Klein

Prep Program Instructor

Natalie Umanzor

Natalie Umanzor

Alumni Support Engineer

Nick Reardon

Nick Reardon

Engineering Fellow

Nikki Romano

Nikki Romano

Director of Academics

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Oliver Roldan

Alumni Advisor

Phillip Troutman

Phillip Troutman

Chief Academic Officer

Rachel Kucharski

Rachel Kucharski

Program Coordinator

Rebecca Schell

Rebecca Schell

Engineering Mentor

Reid Klarsfeld

Reid Klarsfeld

Lead Engineering Instructor

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Rosio Reyes

Engineering Fellow

Ross Lamerson

Ross Lamerson

Engineering Fellow

Ryan McDaniel

Ryan McDaniel

Engineering Instructor

Sabrina Goldfarb

Sabrina Goldfarb

Prep Program Instructor

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Sam Filip

Career Support Engineer

Sam Pyo

Sam Pyo

Engineering Fellow

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Samantha Santamaria

Outcomes Coordinator

Serge Vartanov

Serge Vartanov

Under the Hood Instructor

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Shahrukh Khan

Alumni Advisor

Shanda McCune

Shanda McCune

Director of Programs

Shanon Lee

Shanon Lee

Engineering Fellow

Shayna Eshmoili

Shayna Eshmoili

Associate Product Manager

Simon Chen

Simon Chen

Engineering Fellow

Sophia Sam

Sophia Sam

Engineering Fellow

Tamar Martirosyan

Tamar Martirosyan

Content & Growth Manager

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Taylor Hayden

Senior Content Manager

Taylor Leigh Harper

Taylor Leigh Harper

Senior People & Compliance Coordinator

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Tehya Rassman

Engineering Fellow

Terry Tilley

Terry Tilley

Prep Program Instructor

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Trent Currie

Alumni Advisor

Wesley-Jia - Machine-Learning-Instructor

Wesley Jia

Machine Learning Instructor

Will Sentance

Will Sentance

Co-founder & CEO

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Xochilt Lamas

Program Coordinator

Yujin Kang

Yujin Kang

Career Support Engineer

Yurii Shchyrba

Yurii Shchyrba

Engineering Fellow

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Business Mission Statement

Our mission is to disrupt the way software engineering is taught and to develop an exceptional network of software engineers, who are technically brilliant, collaborative, supportive, and passionate about pushing the engineering community forward.

Software Developer Program

The heart of Codesmith is the Software Engineering Immersive, a 12-week program in Los Angeles and New York City where engineers build compelling Open Source Products and develop expertise in computer science, full stack JavaScript and machine learning.

Employee growth

To develop the most exceptional group of software engineers - technically brilliant, incredible collaborators, passionate about building, and supportive of their community.

Creating generating of engineers

The impact can be extraordinary - a generation of engineers working at the world's best companies who are ready to build great products. We need people to help create this generation of engineers and push the programs we offer to new heights.

Venice beach

Our West Coast headquarters, based in Snap’s former LA space in Venice, is a quick 2 minute walk from the beach, and is located right in the middle of LA's 'Silicon Beach' next to Abbot Kinney.

Empire State Building

Our East Coast headquarters is based NYC's bustling Tribeca neighborhood in lower Manhattan which is known for its trendy shops, galleries, and amazing food. We're a block away from the subway and just a short ride from Manhattan's greatest attractions.

Incredible Team

We're building a team of exceptional people, who hold their engineering opinions strongly, but who ultimately put the product (and thus our users) above everything else. We receive 7 applications for every admitted student, but we have just 2 team members working on outreach. How? Incredible people who totally own what they're doing, who understand where Codesmith is going and have the ability to invent and execute on great ideas.

Excellent Work

We're looking for candidates who have pushed something to an extraordinary level, something that required drive and ingenuity - it might be your academic success, sports, a company, an organization.We also want to see that you're driven and ambitious, but put the deeper mission first and are great fun to hang out with.

Work Benefits

Working for Codesmith not only builds professionalism, it also comes with fun benefits. These include a competitve salary, health, dental, and vision insurance, paid vacation, education stipend, relocation assistance, and a fully stocked kitchen.

Working together

We also love to have fun! This includes team retreats every 7 weeks, team lunches and drinks, dog friendly offices, and the opportunity to work out of our LA or NY headquarters.

Team Culture

The Codesmith community is a key part of what attracts students and team members to our coding bootcamp! We set the example for Codesmith students of what it means to work hard, support each other, and have fun while we’re at it. Collaboration, diligence, and reggaeton are what we are all about!

Codesmith team retreat
Los Angeles Venice Beach Sign
Engineers coding in the NYC office
Codesmith team happy hour
Dog friendly working space
Team nerf war
Codesmith team at lunch
Staff working together
Codesmith team playing volleyball

Codesmith in the News

forbes

"Codesmith is a living laboratory for students to develop software applications that improve Venstar's thermostats."

The New York Times

"Codesmith is really more about teaching computer science and programming sufficient to get someone a mid/senior position."

Newsweek

"Codesmith’s software engineering programs lead the industry in job placement and median starting salary."

Conduct science

"It’s no wonder then that the median starting salaries for Codesmith graduates are significantly higher than most other bootcamp programs."

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“[The instructors] allow you to struggle and hit mental blocks. They do, however, teach you the necessary skills & help you cultivate a certain mindset so you can approach & solve any technical problem.”

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"Attending Codesmith completely changed my life. I have changed careers to something I enjoy and that is very challenging and rewarding."

Los Angeles Times

"[Codesmith] helps thousands of people learn the basics through free sessions online and in person."

Bootcamp

"Codesmith online has a top-notch curriculum, and the school offers flexible schedules for remote learners."

CK Logo

“One of the few coding schools that place a strong emphasis on improving the technical & nontechnical competencies essential for, not just entry, but mid & senior-level software engineering roles.”

Bootcamp

"[Codesmith’s] career support and cutting-edge curriculum gives its students a valuable head start in their new profession."

Open Roles at Codesmith

At Codesmith, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and team members. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our team members is critical to our success as an educational company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.