Amazing Career Journeys
It was the original Toy Story that caught her eye and she reckons probably the reason why she’s ended up working in films! Gina works on software that supports artists in the film industry. Rising Sun Pictures is her employer and has allowed Gina to work on several Harry Potter films, the film Australia and Wolverine. She has a great reputation amongst her peers at work for being detailed and very good at what she does. Even though her parents really hoped Gina would get into medicine and become a doctor, Gina preferred working with computers and using her artistic skills. Gina is originally from the USA but loves Australia and is planning to stay!
Questions & Answers
- What is the best aspect about your work?
- Collaborating with artists to develop a tool that will help them work more efficiently. and seeing the smile on their face when the product is complete and up to snuff.
- What is the most challenging aspect about your work?
- Finding the best and most effective way to solve a problem.
- What high school and/or Uni/TAFE did you go to?
- Diamond bar high school (California). University of Pennsylvania.
- What did you study in further education?
- Masters in entertainment technology
- What is the best career advice you can give to someone is interested in going down a similar path?
- it'll be challenging and probably hard to grasp many of the concepts, but keep plugging away, and you'll get it!! you'll definitely know when you do!