Our Team

The Digital Corps is comprised of various disciplines that come together as a team to produce innovative solutions for Ball State University partners. Each one plays a unique role and offers a different perspective at the Digital Corps.

Students Staff

Our Staff

The Digital Corps’ primary goal is supporting the academic interests of Ball State University as a contributing partner to the Office of Information Technology. Our staff is composed of industry professionals who are committed to helping students execute these goals. They’re here to carryout the Digital Corps’ overall mission.

Our students and staff collaborate on projects daily both in project meetings and throughout our office. They guide students to create solution-driven products and support students in training. Most importantly, they ensure all of our products are the best of the best before they reach the hands of our partners.

A group of eight impressive-looking individuals who exude empathy and talent.

Common Skills Across all Disciplines

Each of our creative disciplines have their specialties, but we all share proficiency in a variety of skills. We think critically in teams to solve problems and create opportunities for our University partners. By analyzing past projects, we transform our knowledge and improve through each experience. Our solutions are born through our combined originality, and we strive to set the bar high for other innovative thinkers. This ensures each delivered solution is tailored to the needs of our partners.

  • Critical Thinking
  • Problem-Solving
  • Collaboration

Our Creative Disciplines

  • Communication

    The Communication Team is responsible for content and promotional elements at the Digital Corps. Students write copy and assist with promotion for partners and the Digital Corps. They work closely with other creative teams to tell brands’ stories through innovation.

    • Copywriting
    • Marketing and strategic planning
    • Content management
  • Design

    The Design Team is responsible for implementing the artistic vision for projects. They work with our partners to build brands through promotional assets and follow design processes to create websites and application layouts.

    • Visual ideation
    • Aesthetics
    • Prototyping
  • Development

    The Development Team is responsible for turning designs, and other content into functional websites and applications. Students work closely with software and database development. They also experiment with new technologies such as the Hololens and augmented reality (AR).

    • Logical thinking
    • Problem analysis
    • Detail-oriented
  • Project Management

    The Project Management Team organizes the daily operations of the office. Their leadership keeps projects focused and moving forward. In order to do this, the team schedules project meetings, creates timelines, and updates our virtual project management app.

    • Leadership
    • Timeline Development
    • Staff/Student Liaison
  • User Experience

    The User Experience Team collaborates with other creative teams to ensure all projects are accessible and optimal for users. They use research, testing, and analytic plans to provide insights for other Digital Corps members and partners.

    • User-oriented thinking
    • Usability testing and evaluation
    • Analytical research
  • Video

    The Video Team combines their knowledge of storytelling with their high-end video production experience to create professional-looking videos. They use industry standard equipment to light, mic, and shoot content that tells stories throughout the Ball State community and beyond.

    • Visual storytelling
    • Hands-on video production
    • Planning

Working at the Digital Corps will allow you to grow...

  • As a Student

    We have the chance to get ahead in our craft by earning software certifications, training with industry-standard equipment, and working on real-world projects. There are also opportunities to develop soft skills through a workshop series by our professional staff.

  • As a Professional

    We strive to become all-stars in the real world, so we are exposed to a professional workplace environment in the comfort of Ball State’s campus. At the Digital Corps, you are surrounded by collaborative team members with the chance to enhance your résumé.

  • As an Individual

    We know that as much as professional and classroom skills matter, it is important to encourage work-life balance. We learn how to manage our time to be the best students, club members, and team we can be.