It’s easy to get caught up in the day to day, but it’s important to stop ask: what’s the end goal? Knowing where you are trying to go is step one in getting there and so we’ve asked some folks we admire to tell us their end goal and where they want to be by the end of their careers.

Kaining Wang | Jewelry Designer & Maker

Building HanJi has been a continuous search of my creative voice as a designer. The need to release new collections motivates me to develop a creative eye, enrich my jewelry-related knowledge and hone my metalsmithing skills. The end goal of my career is to build a personal brand with a unique and poetic style that conveys trust and a passion for creative expression, I want to have a team that will continue the legacy and drive the brand forward after me. Read more>>

Chase Bethea | Composer / Technical Audio Designer

I don’t see an end goal. To me, the goals do not stop. I see myself living my career for the rest of my life. I love writing video game music. I love creating new experiences for players and syncing the music to mechanics to tell compelling stories. Any opportunity I can to share the musical story via a game, performing live, streaming, on a panel or more, I will welcome it. My ultimate goal is create a legacy and make a impact on the game industry that I love and I am passionate about. With every breath I have a chance to set goals, reach them and make new ones. Read more>>