What makes Ascedia special? Our people! Every week, we'll introduce you to a member of our team so you can get to know us a little better.
NAME AND TITLE
Jacob Burr -- Web Designer
MY TYPICAL WORKDAY
Get in at 8. Coffee. Talk to Joe. Coffee. Put on my nude colored glove for thumb support and pop open Illustrator. Start making wireframes. Attend a meeting or two and then talk with dev about previously mentioned wireframes.
HOW I CHOSE MY CAREER PATH
It seemed ~artsy~ and I really like computers so it was the perfect combo for me.
MY FAVORITE THING ABOUT WORKING AT ASCEDIA
Deciding between perks like having “Beer:30” on Fridays, annual rooftop cookouts and getting involved in community events like the Fight for Air Climb at the US Bank building... it's way too hard to choose. Actually... looking back at what I just said, we have a lot of fun here and I think that’s my #1 favorite thing about working at Ascedia.
UW-Stevens Point, BA in Web and Digital Media Development
HIGH SCHOOL MASCOT
Dental Assistant (no lie)
BEST PIECE OF CAREER/PROFESSIONAL ADVICE I'VE RECEIVED
If you’re in college, it’s super important to get an internship if you want a job coming out of college.
Meg Lewis (Web Designer in Manhattan)
FAVORITE MILWAUKEE HANGOUT
LAST BOOK READ
A Million Little Pieces by James Frey
PERSON I'D MOST LIKE TO MEET (LIVING OR DEAD)
Dan Smith from Bastille
I own a fish.
WHAT I DO IN MY SPARE TIME
I’m a pretty good shot with my 243 Remington Rifle that I got when I was 12.
MOST MEANINGFUL ACCOMPLISHMENT
I ran a half marathon in the fall of 2015.