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Building a Better Workforce

By Sharon Simonson SAN JOSE—Nineteen-year-old Erin Soucy wants to share his love of history using film and animation. He’s starting with practical training: a yearlong program in digital animation at the San Jose campus of the Metropolitan Education District. At the end of his studies this month, Soucy will have a work portfolio and certification that could win him a job at Emeryville’s Pixar Animation Studios, Redwood City-based video game-maker Electronic Arts Inc., in an advertising agency or as an in-house corporate designer, said his instructor Eric Whitman. Soucy plans first to attend college, where he expects to learn more about video game making and “to improve myself overall,” he says. His ultimate goal is to create immersive games to help others see and feel what he ...