Growing up, Ugochi loved playing video games and was interested in pursuing computer animation. Upon enrolling in Georgia Tech and taking video game design courses, she found that she was most interested in computer science’s ability to create something from nothing. After college, Ugochi got her first full-time job at ThoughtWorks.
Ugochi travels to project sites every week and works cross-regionally to develop software for clients. Projects at ThoughtWorks can range anywhere from a few weeks to a year. In her first ThoughtWorks assignment, she was charged with enabling and coaching the client’s developers. Though the work can be challenging, she always has support from her colleagues.
“One of the qualities you need to be successful at ThoughtWorks is adaptability. It’s an ever-changing world when you switch to different projects with new teams—being able to adapt is important. If there’s a change that needs to happen, you need to prioritize and pivot.”
“When I look back at my time at ThoughtWorks, all the people I’ve met have really shaped who I am today. I wouldn’t be who I am today without them.”