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Women in Tech – Isobella Callaby, Front End Engineer

Leading women at Red Ant tell their stories and share their advice.

Background

I got interested in tech from a young age and used to play around with software used for making websites in the early days, such as Photoshop and Flash. I did a BSc in web development, and from there got myself a junior role in a creative agency, where I got enough experience for my current job.

Role

I write the code for websites, web apps and native apps. I work with the team to help solve client challenges, using an agile process to break them down into tasks that I can work on using my skills as a developer.

Greatest/most significant professional achievement

Being given a lead development role working on a project for a prestigious brand has been a pretty significant achievement for me.

One piece of advice for women in tech

Persevere, don’t give up, and learn from the people you work with. In my experience 99% of them don’t give a hoot about which gender you are and simply want to help you succeed.

Leading women at Red Ant tell their stories and share advice
Red Ant, 17th December 2018
Isobella Callaby is a Front End Engineer at Red Ant

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