Verena is our website and graphic designer and originally comes from Stuttgart, Germany. Her family moved to Peachtree City, GA when she was 2 years old where she spent most of her child hood. Since she comes from Germany, she grew up bi-lingual. In 1994 her parents decided to move back to Germany, where she attended school. Verena quickly developed an affinity for computers and graphics during a 2-week internship at an ad agency in 9th grade.
In 2001, Verena moved to Tampa, FL to go to school for Website Design & Development and in 2004 she graduated Magma Cum Laude with the degree Bachelor of Fine Arts in Web Development. In 2007, Verena moved back to Peachtree City, GA and started her own firm called Vibrant Web Creations. This year is her business’ 10th anniversary.
Rogelio or “Ro“, for short, ia a Clayton State Graduate with a Bachelors in Information Technology, Ro is proficient in 5 coding languages, achieved dean’s list 4 years in a row, and is a recipient of the omega psi phi scroll of honor.
Ro started working with Digital Collective in August 2017. Specifically under Verena Hayward and Vibrant Web Creations. He’s been receiving hands on training with web design and has already begun work on various client websites.
Hannah started her internship at Digital Collective in the summer of 2018 with the intention of gaining knowledge in the fields of graphic design and film. She completed the Graphic Design pathway at Sandy Creek High School and is now headed to the University of Georgia to pursue a co-major in Marketing and International Business and a minor in Design & Media and German. Hannah’s graphic design skills have improved immensely under Verena Hayward through her work on numerous projects for a variety of clients. Over the past few months, she has also been able to gain knowledge and experience in the film industry. With the help of Cody Foltz, Hannah is now able to edit short videos and commercials for our customers. She plans to continue working for Digital Collective throughout college, and hopefully land a career in a similar field one day.