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Bachelor of Fine Art, Studio Art, The University of Texas at Austin

Philip Harrell

Software Developer Senior

Why I Choose to Work at Academic Innovation

I chose to work at CAI to apply the skills I acquired working for for-profit companies toward a cause I am passionate about. I value education and believe everyone should have equal access to its benefits. At CAI, I get the opportunity to work on innovative and novel education technologies with a great group of talented people who come from diverse backgrounds.

Current Roles/Previous Experience

Philip works on the software development team on applications in the gameful pedagogy space. Previously, he worked as a full stack developer for an e-commerce startup, building tools for internal teams, marketing, and platform users, and developing an online marketplace for small businesses. Prior to this, he worked for an eBook development house, converting print and PDF books into responsive eBooks.

Ask Me to Learn About

  • Electronic music & gear
  • Abstract painting
  • Experimental fiction