Derek has over a decade of experience relative to the creative design and management of entertainment related websites, user interface applications and social media. He is also an avid musician and independent filmmaker who brings a extensive network of relevant contacts to Engage Play Technologies.
Derek was previously the Creative Director for Fluid Music Inc, (now Mood Media LSE:MM) where he was responsible for a broad range of creative functions including user interface design, graphic design, music production and original composition.
While working with Fluid, Derek played a key role relative to the management and development of promotional materials regarding the company's partnerships with American Idol, Sony and iTunes.
Prior to joining Fluid Music, Derek managed the customer care functions of Internet gaming company SkillJam Technologies, the former interactive gaming subsidiary of Intermix/MySpace.
Engage Play Technologies represents the 4th Internet based entertainment start up that Derek has worked on with Justin Beckett.