Derek Perry

Digital Designer: Game, Graphic, & Web

I have always had a fascination for all ideas and things at the
“Intersection of Art and Technology.”
I grew up doing graphic design along with web design. My appreciation for digital design along with my love for video games developed my passion for game design. I think interactive media and game design is the perfect manifestation of my interest in the “Intersection of Art and Technology.”
Overall Attributes
– Exceptionally efficient employee with an effective, personal effort toward expanding expertise and earning experience.
– Demonstrates a passion for efficiency and optimization along with an attention to detail that allows quality yet punctual completion of tasks.
– Employs strong organization of time, materials, and tasks through every undertaking to boost performance and productivity for the present and future.
– Incorporates an extensive background knowledge of computers and technology with an artistic, constructive, and practical mindset into every endeavor.
Experience
Freelance Web and Graphic Designer

Jul 2018 – Present (1 yr+)
Savannah, Georgia Area

While taking classes at SCAD, clients are being actively gathered for website design and development work as well as graphic, motion, and interactive media designs. With varied support and services for clients around the Savannah, Georgia area, typical scope of work is well-rounded with full integration of a website including social media management, graphic and media creation, and IT-assistance.
Kitchen Staff

JThomas Catering & Events
Feb 2017 – Sep 2018 (1 yr 8 mo)
Savannah, Georgia Area

Assisted the kitchen production, setup, and service of Savannah-area weddings and events. Also worked deli for 7 months preparing and serving fresh deli food.
Computer Technician and
Social Media Specialist

Computer “A”​ Services and HostingNSB
Feb 2013 – Mar 2014 (1 yr 2 mos)
New Smyrna Beach, FL

Worked doing troubleshooting, servicing, repairing, and recycling of costumer computers under Computer “A” Services. Simultaneously worked as a social media specialist posting, managing, and maintaining the social media accounts and website blogs of customers under HostingNSB.
Education
Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) in
Game & Interactive Media Design

SCAD (Savannah College of Art and Design)
in Savannah, Georgia

2016 – 2020

Skills
– Organization of Time, Materials, and Tasks Powered by a Passion for Efficiency and Optimization
– Computer Troubleshooting, Servicing, Maintenance, and Repair
– HTML and CSS
– Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and After Effects
– Maxon Cinema 4D
– Autodesk Maya
– Unreal Engine 4
Volunteer Experience
New Smyrna Beach Balloon and
Sky Fest Volunteer

Apr 2008 – Apr 2014 (6 yrs)
New Smyrna Beach, FL

Assisted in the development of official festival website as well as festival marketing materials. Worked as a general volunteer during festival with tasks such as setup, background maintenance, and other general festival operations.