Jay Holtslander

Technologist /
Developer /
Entrepreneur /
Instructor /
Mentor /

I’m a Creator

Designing and building things is my passion. It’s my calling in life. Whether at work, or at home, I need to create.

2D art, 3D art, Web and App design, even Woodworking and plastic model building.

I've been both schooled and employed in film and video production.

I’m an Educator

I co-founded one of western Canada’s first coding bootcamps. I’ve taught people of all ages and then helped young adults find new careers as developers.

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I'm an Entrepreneur

Before co-founding the first PCTIA registered coding school in British Columbia I founded a successful game studio (One of Vancouver's earliest) on nothing but a dream and Jolt cola.

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I'm a Developer

I’ve been working with software since the days of Windows 3.1 and DOS. Remember Dial-up modems, Netscape, Doom on 3.5" floppy disks? I do.

These days I do a lot of Dev Ops, SEO, and R&D. My current passions are Webperf, Structured Data, and eCommerce.

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I'm Technical

CompTIA A+ certified professionals are proven problem solvers. They support today’s core technologies from security to cloud to data management and more.

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I've been schooled in film & television

In the film production program I studied directing, lighting, camera and sound. I even took the special effects and the stunts and firearms for motion pictures programs.

Although I pivoted into tech from the film industry long ago the skills I learned serve me well to this day.

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I’m a Vancouverite

Born and raised.

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Don't be shy

I'm pretty darn friendly

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