Employee Spotlight: Charles Western, Software Developer, Marketing
Education: Charles graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with a Bachelor’s degree in psychology. After working with adolescents in psych hospitals for 12 years, he decided to change fields and went back to school for 3D graphics animation and web programming.
Resume and Job Description: Charles joined Shaw in February of 2008. He previously maintained our intranet when he first started at Shaw. He currently designs and maintains our corporate website, develops collateral for sales and marketing, and creates videos for our new tutorial series on YouTube.
Rave Review: Charles’ manager, Emily Agnolucci says: “Charles is a pleasure to work with. He’s intelligent, creative, reliable, hard-working, and tall…very tall. He has a positive attitude and great sense of humor. He maintains great relationships with his coworkers. He has improved our website and elevated our SEO dramatically, amongst many other things. He is a great asset to the marketing team.”
Family and Interests: Most of Charles family is local to central Virginia. He never married but did adopt a crazy and very spoiled dog named Harley Quinn. Charles loves sci-fi books and movies and he’s fascinated/obsessed with ancient Egyptian history.
Perspective: Charles says: “I like the friendly atmosphere at Shaw. I have a position that allows me to be creative on a daily basis.”