Creating

big ideas for

big brands

About me

A

fter falling in love with design and photography,

I spent several years owning my craft. I have collaborated with various clients to develop truly creative insights and ideas, social media campaigns, and branded experiences that their customers love. I have gained invaluable experience  working with brands like Choose Chicago, 500px, Apple, Mars Incorporated and Wintrust Financial Corporation.

Experience
Blake Pleasant Creative Co.
Freelance Art Director &
Creative Consultant
2017-20
Pleasant Photography
Professional Photographer
2013-Present
Brandmuscle
Creative Services Intern
2017
Education
Chicago Portfolio School
Art Director
2020-21
DePaul University
PR & Advertising, B.A.
2014-16
Awards
"Best Art Direction" Winter
Quarter 2020-21, Chicago
Portfolio School
2020-21
Featured in Ads of the World,
"Kraft Singles Cheese Pull"
2021
Worldwide 500px Photography
Ambassador
2018
Thrillist "Best Instagram Photos
of Chicago 2016"
2016