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 a Manager

I've been involved with software and the web since 1995 and I cut my teeth in management as a Product Manager. I've guided artists and developers on multi-million dollar projects developing online gaming software for a roster of international licensees.


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.

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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 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've been 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'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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