Blake Clerke

Blake Clerke

Blake Clerke

Senior Front-End Developer

Plugged in: February 06, 2012

Blake is our Sr. Front-End Developer. She builds the designs that she helps create, from HTML/CSS to the Umbraco setup and customization. If you say sushi, Blake will be there.

Strengths

STRENGTHS

Umbraco, shifting gears, writing code

Weaknesses

WEAKNESSES

cats, sushi, Mario Kart

Resident crazy cat lady.

Blake was born and raised in Jacksonville, Florida and recently relocated to Denver, CO to live where seasons change. She comes back to Jacksonville regularly to visit friends and family and hang out in the office space where she occupies the lima bean table and various bean bags. Blake comes to the team as an alumni of Devry University where she received her Bachelor’s in Technical Management and holds an Associate’s Degree from Keiser University in Computer Graphics and Design. She is also our Umbraco guru and an Umbraco Certified Expert.

Prior to joining the DiscoverTec team, Blake worked as an eLearning Developer for 3 years. When Blake isn’t working she enjoys mountain biking, riding her motorcycle, snowboarding and hiking.

From the interrogation room:

DiscoverTec

How do you explain your job to people who know very little about the Internet?

Blake Clerke

I make the Internet pretty and easier to use.

DiscoverTec

Who is your favorite Internet celebrity?

Blake Clerke

Chris Coyier, designer, writer and podcaster.

DiscoverTec

What unique quality do you possess that you believe makes you good at your job?

Blake Clerke

It’s more fortunate than unique in finding the job fun to do.

DiscoverTec

What is your favorite thing about the Suite 400 space?

Blake Clerke

The foosball table is the most fun aspect of suite 400; if only there were more time to play.

DiscoverTec

Tell us one unique fact about your hometown, the place your family is originally from or a place you have lived in over the years.

Blake Clerke

My hometown is Jacksonville; it never snows here.