Education

Philadelphia University (Jefferson)

Major in Interactive Design & Development with a Specialization in Web Design
Minor in Marketing
Class of 2018
GPA: 3.6
Dean's List 5x

Dallas High School

Class of 2014

Work

PUNCH Media

Position: Graphic Design & Marketing Coordinator
Worked from September '16 – Present

With PUNCH Media, I handle numerous graphic design, web design and marketing responsibilities. As the Graphic Design & Marketing coordinator I am in charge of all in-house graphic design, producing projects such as social media event flyers and invitations, animated GIFs, email newsletters, and event banners/graphics. Every month I create and design newsletters for clients such as Bluebird Distilling, Devil’s Den, Henry A. Davidsen, and SkyPhiladelphia that are emailed out to thousands of contacts. For our firm, every month I curate a monthly newsletter of all of the clients we work with, called the PUNCH List. For the PUNCH List I have the responsibilities of designing the newsletter, writing the copy, and marketing the newsletter out to thousands of contacts including national media publications. Another one of my responsibilities at PUNCH Media is to maintain and update the company website using Wordpress.

Philadelphia Union

Position: Graphic Design Intern
Worked from May '16 – August '16

Created a concept and designed a commemorative game poster to be sold at the specific Major League Soccer (MLS) game. Designed and directed multiple digital projects for the team’s social media accounts. Assisted with the team rebranding by providing new pantone options for the team’s color scheme and presenting the new colors to the front office. Designed a logo and a shirt for the team’s Pub Crawl event, which was sold at the event. Created a layout, drew images, and created graphs for the Philadelphia Union Foundation’s yearly brochure. Developed a concept and designed game ads to be advertised on billboards throughout Philadelphia. Volunteered at various events including a camp at the Boys and Girls Club.

Jefferson Rams Mens Soccer

Position: Director of Soccer Operations
Worked from March '17 – Present

For the Jefferson Rams collegiate mens soccer team I handle the responsibilities of the team’s social media profiles, graphic design, video production. My primary responsibility is to help with the team’s recruiting by designing email-marketing pieces and other graphic materials that are sent to prospective student athletes.

Blake Pertl Design & Development

Freelance Graphic Design, Web Design & Marketing
Worked from January '15 – Present

For the University of Wisconsin’s Sports Business Club I designed three different logos for use online and for branding their club with print materials and clothing. Designed a set of six icons for a client to be printed onto shirts. Redesigned a vintage basketball logo to match a company’s brand, Kingswood Clothing Co., to be printed onto shirts, stickers, and other accessories. Designed a logo and wordmark for Lease Back Capital Partners.

Berkshire Hathaway GUARD

Position: Web Programming Intern
Worked from December '15 – February '16

Created an icon font, including a style sheet, to be used throughout the development of a website. Developed a progress bar using HTML, CSS, and jQuerey functions. Stylized a website to fit the Pappas style guide provided using HTML and CSS. Also assisted with development of the Techbash technology conference landing page website.

Berkshire Hathaway GUARD

Position: Communications and Media Intern
Worked from May '15 – August '15

Create Excel spreadsheets. Wrote articles for the company website. Designed work environment signs for clients. Reviewed magazine ads prior to publishing.