Intro Bio

Senior Front-End Developer

Blake Clerke

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

  • Umbraco
  • Shifting Gears
  • Writing Code

WEAKNESSES

  • Cats
  • Sushi
  • Mario Kart
MOTTO

CRAZY CAT LADY.

Blake was born and raised in Jacksonville, Florida and works remotely for DiscoverTec. One day she up and decided she would move to Denver, CO and then again to Spokane, WA. No matter where she lives, she still finds time to make it back to Jacksonville to hang out in the office. Blake comes to the team as an alumnus 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.

INTERROGATION ROOM

ANSWER THE QUESTIONS

HOW DO YOU EXPLAIN YOUR JOB TO PEOPLE WHO KNOW VERY LITTLE ABOUT THE INTERNET?

I make the Internet pretty and easier to use.

WHO IS YOUR FAVORITE INTERNET CELEBRITY?

Chris Coyier, designer, writer and podcaster.

WHAT UNIQUE QUALITY DO YOU POSSESS THAT YOU BELIEVE MAKES YOU GOOD AT YOUR JOB?

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

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE THING ABOUT THE SUITE 400 SPACE?

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

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.

My hometown is Jacksonville; it never snows here.