Posts by Heather Payne

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by Heather Payne Friday July 14, 2017

Job Posting: Designer

THE OPPORTUNITY After working with Toronto-based Studio Function for more than five years, we are finally ready to bring design in-house at HackerYou. It’s an exciting time for us and an incredible opportunity for a talented and passionate designer to Read more…

by Heather Payne Thursday March 2, 2017

Toronto’s Super Woman: Heather Payne

This post originally appeared on I Love Toronto. One of the many things that makes a city so vibrant is the people who choose to make it their home. They add an energy and sense of community which in turn Read more…

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by Heather Payne Sunday January 29, 2017

Diversity is our strength

Yesterday, I watched the Toronto technology community come together before my eyes. Via a Facebook Messenger thread, we came together to collaborate on a statement about diversity in Canada, which was just published via Betakit. Read it below or click here. Read more…

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by Heather Payne Friday December 2, 2016

HackerYou Becomes First Registered Coding Bootcamp in Ontario

Today, HackerYou, a Toronto-based provider of hands-on, project-based technology skills training announced that it has been approved by the Ministry of Advanced Education & Skills Development to operate as a registered Private Career College in the province of Ontario. This Read more…

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by Heather Payne Wednesday September 14, 2016

Big Changes at HackerYou

When HackerYou launched in 2012, the idea of “coding bootcamps” was just emerging. Generally speaking, a coding bootcamp is an educational experience that offers full­-time, in­-person instruction of 40 or more hours of classroom time per week, focused on either Read more…

by Heather Payne Tuesday July 12, 2016

Part-Time Web Dev: Weekend Edition!

You asked, and we listened! We’re thrilled to announce that as of this Fall we will be offering our most popular part-time courses – Intro & Advanced Web Development – on Saturdays. If you’ve previously found it challenging to make Read more…

by Heather Payne Friday June 17, 2016

#HYforAll

In the week since the attacks at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, I want to take a moment to reflect on what it means to foster safe and inclusive spaces, and why these values are at the core of the HackerYou Read more…

by Heather Payne Monday June 6, 2016

We’re Four!

A lot has happened since HackerYou launched on June 6th, 2012. For our birthday, I thought it would be fun to look back at some of the amazing things that have happened since we opened our doors. In August 2011, Read more…

by Heather Payne Friday May 6, 2016

HackerYou grads launch new female run digital agency

Jordan Deutsch and Trudy MacNabb met early at HackerYou, arriving each day of our Winter 2015 Bootcamp before many of their classmates were even awake. The early risers started attending crack of dawn yoga classes together, chatting over shared breakfasts Read more…

by Heather Payne Tuesday March 1, 2016

Rethinking a Career with Passion in Mind

After years performing with a punk band, Kevin LeClair was certain his future career would have to include an element of creativity. He wanted to be passionate about his work, but finding a place in the business world was so Read more…