Peter Paul Payack


Multi-Channel Design Specialist
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
October 2010 – Present
I'm part of the Strategic Design and Creative Services team within the Brand and Marketing department. I conceptualize and design digital and print media. I create artwork and write creative copy for our social media channels. I maintain brand standards. I maintain and update content for multiple websites. I work collaboratively with other designers, writers, account managers, vendors and sales.

Editorial Cartoonist
Cambridge Chronicle / Banker & Tradesman / Boston Bubble
December 2010 – Present
I write and illustrate 2 weekly editorial cartoons (Cambridge Chronicle and Banker & Tradesman) and 1 quarterly comic strip (Boston Bubble). I communicate with editors to develop humorous and thoughtful cartoons about timely, local news stories. I'm also responsible for posting my Cambridge Chronicle cartoon on the Cantabrigia Blog and weekly.

Freelance Copyeditor
DigBoston | BeerAdvocate
April 2010 – September 2010
I copyedited and fact-checked news and feature articles, and wrote creative body copy for multiple print and web publications in accordance with a style guide. I communicated with news sources, writers and editors.

Freelance Electronic Illustrator
Dartmouth Publishing
January 2010 – April 2010
I produced original digital illustrations for various print publications. I communicated with art directors to develop visual strategies to meet clients’ needs.

Features Editor
The Summit
December 2006 – May 2009
I assigned, organized and edited feature articles for Stonehill College’s biweekly independent student newspaper. I oversaw the complete redesign of the 16-page newspaper and laid out the Features section of each issue. I interviewed news sources, took photographs and wrote news, feature, opinion and sports articles. I worked collaboratively with writers, photographers and other editors.


Stonehill College
Easton, MA
Class of 2009
Bachelor of Arts
Major: Graphic Design
Minor: Journalism
GPA: 3.48

Scuola Lorenzo de’Medici
Florence, Italy
2008 Spring Semester
Academic Programs International


Adobe Creative Suite
Microsoft Office
Social Media
FileMaker Pro
Creative Copywriting