Jacob Smergel

Front-End Developer

Philadelphia

A skilled digital designer with a passion for web development, Jake joins the Munroe interactive team as a front-end developer. After securing a B.S. in Business Administration/Marketing from Fordham University, Jake successfully completed a development bootcamp at the New York Code and Design Academy in Philadelphia, giving him a combination of skills that makes him a perfect fit at Munroe.

Well-versed in HTML, CSS, JavaScript as well as Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign, Jake’s expertise and ability to adapt to the ever-changing digital environment ensures clients’ web presence and capabilities remain on the cutting edge.

At Munroe, Jake builds and maintains custom websites on popular content management systems (CMS) including WordPress and HubSpot, in addition to creating sites from the ground up for clients such as QuickChek, Oliver Healthcare Packaging, and CCS Fundraising.

When not at work, Jake enjoys playing board games with friends, lounging with his two cats, and attending meetups in Philly to learn about the next big thing in the coding world.

Fun Facts:

If you could have a superpower, what would you have?
To know all the ingredients/recipe for every meal I eat.

Do you play any sports?
I try to play Pickleball 1-2 times a week (I’ve become friends with a lot of retired people through this), as well as coach a little league team in the spring.

Are you a morning person or a night owl?
Morning person. I am always far more productive in the morning.