Meet Polya Vasileva - Creative Director at Telerik Academy and learn more about the importance of the role of the UX/UI Designers and what are the opportunities for career development.Read the story
Discover the inspiring story of Ivelina with Upskill UX/UI Design, how she pitched the program to her employer and how the newly gained skills impacted her career.Read the story
While studying “Computer Science” at university, Victor Metodiev decided to join Telerik Academy. His aim was to broaden and build on top of his programming skills and to kick-start a career as a software engineer. His efforts paid off soon. Only a week after graduating from Telerik Academy, Viktor started working as a full-stack developer in the Bulgarian software company Grafixoft.
97% of the Telerik Academy Alpha graduates today live and work in Bulgaria. Nearly 70% start working in IT in less than 2 months from their studies’ end, followed soon after by the rest.
Kalin graduated from First English Language School in Sofia and then majored in “European Studies”. At the age of 28, he was already a founder and CEO of an esports startup but realized that the lack of coding skills and experience would greatly impede his future professional development. The way forward? Kalin joined Telerik Academy Alpha, training program for software engineers and just a day after successfully completing the program, he started working at Tick42.
Tung, 24, has a degree in Finance and Accounting and work experience in data processing and accounting. Deyan is 32, proud father of two daughters and has wide experience in business process outsourcing. Both Tung and Deyan had no programming experience prior to joining Telerik Academy.
Some of the most innovative companies in Bulgaria partner with Telerik Academy to ensure they have access to top Master Junior talent. Telerik Academy’s graduates are well-prepared from the very beginning to start contributing to the success of their business and to quickly move on to the next professional level.
Telerik Academy was presented with the prestigious IT Project of the Year in Education accolade at the annual ICT Media awards. The Academy was recognized for the integration of the largest Cisco Meraki network in Bulgaria. Today our students have access to a wireless network of the highest class, comparable only to big enterprise networks.
Telerik Academy offers its employees a mental and physical health program. At the end of 2021, the overall program was rated by employees at 4.8 out of 5. Based on their performance, employees also have the opportunity to acquire shares in the company and an annual bonus based on their performance.
Daniel Rankov is a CEO and Chief Cloud Officer at Several Clouds, AWS Community Hero, and the lead trainer of the Telerik Academy Upskill DevOps program. For him, DevOps is a collaboration towards a common goal, and the role of a DevOps engineer is complex and related to automation, Pipelines, CI/CD and cloud technologies.
At the b2b Media Awards 2022, companies, projects and individuals showcased their innovative campaigns, projects and achievements by competing in over 30 categories. Telerik Academy won two awards - first place in the "Dynamic Development" category and a special award for our CEO, Alexandra Mechkova.
"We're happy that there's been tremendous interest in the free programming fundamentals courses since we opened them up to everyone a year ago. For some participants, it is the best way to find out if programming is their career path; for others, it is a great way to prepare for the entrance exam to the 6-month Alpha programs." shared Alexandra Mechkova, our CEO.
How to create a good user experience, what skills and education are needed for a career in the UX industry? Polya Vasileva, our Creative Director and head trainer in the Upskill UX/UI Design program, answered these questions in an interview with Digitalk.