Back to your nature: workshop of personal branding

At Ironhack we know that attitude is imperative to professional success. To demonstrate, we took our Web Development students ‘back to their nature’. We headed to Fageda d’en Jordà, a natural reserve 2 hours away from Barcelona to disconnect and reconnect them with their dreams, aspirations and passions. The personal branding workshop was based on […]

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The Emergence of UX Design

“According to CNNMoney/PayScale’s top 100 careers with big growth, great pay and satisfying work (i.e. 100 Best Jobs in America), UX design ranked #14 with a median pay of $89,300 with the top pay hitting $138K and a growth rate of 18%.” Design is a pretty vague term. When someone says they’re a designer, it […]

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Connecting before disconnecting: Tech Summer Party

Summer is finally approaching, but before it’s time for everyone to enjoy their much-deserved vacations and disconnecting from work, we wanted to connect with our tech community in Barcelona. We organized a Tech Summer Party for hack&start. With the help of JobsBCN, SeedRocket, Barcinno, The Barcelona PHP Meetup Group and BarcelonaJS we connected the people […]

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Ironhack: Time to Change Tech Education in Europe

This post was written by Ironhack co-founder Ariel Quiñones, originally published in September of 2013. The idea behind Ironhack was inspired by one of those cliché business stories of our generation. Two business school, non-technical guys. A “great” idea for a tech product. BUT, no clue how to build it. “We just need to find […]

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Ironhack & Friends – Chapter 2: Experience matters // UX-UI

We concluded the month of June with a new installment of Ironhack & Friends, but before we go into details, here’s a little bit of background for context. Ironhack & Friends is a series of events where we invite our professional friends to have a beer and meet our community. Our Ironhack Barcelona Campus transforms […]

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Work hard, play hard: retrogames at Ironhack Campus BCN

What better way to unwind from a hard work week than by playing even harder? It was a Friday in May at our Ironhack Campus in Barcelona when Iñaki Díaz, Joan Mora Guiard and Alberto Betella taught us how to. The Campus transformed into a playroom straight out of a kindergarten class, without the kids. […]

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A Virtual Tour of Our Ironhack Miami Campus

Building.co is a collaborative workspace that accommodates local tech companies; it also happens to be home to the Ironhack Miami campus. It’s loved for the endless amenities (and beer) that take the struggles out of work days and we’re lucky to call it home. We recently teamed up with one of our alumni to put into […]

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Anais: Nomad & Ironhacker

Anais walked into Ironhack with a background in international relations, food service and a whole lot of traveling. Her serious case of wanderlust led her to pursue a career that would allow her to work from anywhere in the world, so she decided to become a developer. Anais is a Miami Beach native and an […]

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Nice to teach you! First day at Ironhack

First impressions count, and the window in which they’re formed is usually small. This is why we’re mindful of every minute, from the moment the students walk through the Ironhack doors to the moment they graduate as developers.  We make sure their experience is more than just educational, it becomes personal. Every bootcamp begins with […]

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letgo! The last stop of our Hiring Week BCN

A huge highlight of our bootcamps at Ironhack is Hiring Week, where we formally introduce our group of tech talent to the local job market. The goal is to match every job-seeking student with the career of their dreams.During this last Hiring Week in Barcelona, we passed by the letgo offices, a Spanish app that allows […]

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Elina: UX Designer & Ironhacker!

Elina Nenonen completed the most recent cohort of the Web Development Bootcamp in Barcelona and was one of the first students to be part of the new Campus launch. Now that she’s back home in Finland, we spoke to her about her Ironhack experience and incredible final project. When and why did you decide to […]

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Born to update

In order to survive in the tech world, you need to constantly be updating. Alberto Betella, lead instructor in Ironhack Barcelona, tells us about the importance of adapting the curriculum to the most current trends technology and the workplace. What are the consequences for not adapting the curriculum and teaching material to the latest trends? […]

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Welcome to the Ironhack Campus!

On May 20th, we inaugurated our first Ironhack Campus in Barcelona. The event coincided with the Hackshow of our March Web Development Bootcamp. We had a number of very notable and important hosts: Gonzalo Manrique, our Co-founder; Marc Collado, our Campus Manager; our entire Madrid team; Ariel Quiñones, our other Co-founder and the Miami campus […]

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The eMerge Americas + Ironhack Hackathon 2016

Remember those all-nighters from college? If there were $10,000 up for grabs, would you multiply that by 3 and spend 24 hours working on a single project? That’s what nearly 50 teams of 200 coders did this weekend at our hackathon in partnership with eMerge Americas sponsored by Facebook, Microsoft, Visaand BBVA Compass. Starting at […]

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Ironhack Experience By Rafael Coomonte

Rafael Coomonte is an impressive guy. Just take a look at his LinkedIn. He’s a Doctor in Philosophy and he’s got a PhD in telecom engineering, but decided to turn his professional career completely around. For us, it’s been an absolute pleasure to have him as a student and we’re honored that he gave us […]

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Mr Thor: Alumni, Freelancer & TA!

Thor completed the Web Development Bootcamp in Ironhack Barcelona and has since worked as a freelancer at our campus. It’s been a pleasure having him around and seeing him program. So much so, that he’s joining our staff officially as a TA for the next Web Development Bootcamp. We took advantage of our close proximity […]

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Ironhack Experience By Marta Fonda

Co-Founder of Mindly (made in Silicon Valley), Madrid native, woman and, of course, Ironhacker, Marta Fonda tells us about her Ironhack experience as a student of the Web Development bootcamp in Madrid. When and why did you decide that you wanted to sign up for a bootcamp at Ironhack? When I graduated from college, where […]

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The Hybrid Profile

The times are changing and now more that in the past the important key is to be able to adapt our profile obute the new tech times. Related to that trend, we want to share with you an important insight-theory linked to tech, education and of course work by Marc Collado, Campus Manager of Ironhack […]

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My Life After a Coding Bootcamp: From Restaurant Manager to Web Developer

Stude”I was working in restaurants for about 7 years before I came to Ironhack— that was my first job at 16.” Today we interviewed Josh Alexy, one of our top-performing students in our coding bootcamp this past March at IronhackMiami. When he’s not mentoring students and delighting us with his culinary concoctions, Josh is our resident […]

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The Unparalleled Benefits of Completing a Coding Bootcamp

College students and graduates share a common predicament: insufficient groundwork necessary to find a job. Despite students” exponential interest in pursuing Computer Science degrees, universities are struggling to keep up with the growing demand for employees with technical backgrounds. Coding bootcamps are rising in popularity in an attempt to bridge the gap, even for non-CS […]

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