My Studio: CampPixel.com (Demo Reel)
’’We are the music makers, And we are the dreamers of dreams’’ – Arthur O’Shaughnessy
As one of only ten young scholars to be awarded a fellowship at Falling Water, one of the nation’s premiere architecture programs, Derek fell in love with design at a young age and began pursuing his degree at the University of Oklahoma. After a year abroad at the University of Sheffield in the United Kingdom, and two summers teaching at Falling Water, he earned a BArch and began his first position as Creative Director for one of the region’s leading 3D design firms. Since the beginning of his passionate career Derek has led multiple, award winning, studios as a Creative Director in search of creative solutions for the most challenging design obstacles including: Architecture, Visualization, Industrial Design, Web Design, UI, UX, Motion Graphics, 3D/2D Animation, SFX, Audio Production, and Branding. Derek now operates his own creative studio, Camp Pixel (www.camppixel.com), which focuses in the production of promotional animations and branding for startups, new products, and business services. His clients have included: Broadcom, GOES, Oakley, Shasta, Elliot + Associates Architects, GH2, Likeable Media, Intermedia, MedVoyager, State Farm, Upper Deck, Vube, Zippo, the University of Oklahoma, and many more.