Derek Rhode - Digital Resume


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  • JavaScript
  • ActionScript 2
  • ActionScript 3
  • CSS
    • Css3
    • High Traffic Low Bandwidth Semantics using shorthand grouping
    • Inline Style
    • Selectivizr Library
    • Modenizr Library
    • Inheritance
    • Box model
    • Web fonts
    • Font rendering
    • Text formatting
    • Vendor prefixing
    • Selectors
      • Decedent
      • Group
      • Nth-child
      • Pseudo Class (negation, UI, target)
      • Structural
      • Attribute
  • HTML5
  • JQuery
  • PHP - Beginner
  • Apple IAd - Beginner
  • DoubleClick
  • PointRoll
  • XML
  • Joomla
  • WordPress
  • Dreamweaver - Application of choice


  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • UX / UI Design
  • Flash Front-End Animation and Design

3D and Motion Graphics:

  • Autodesk Maya
  • After Effects
  • Knowledge of Trapcode & Red Giant Plugins


2010 - 2012 The Visionaire Group

Designer | Marina Del Rey, CA

  • Involved in initial compositing phase for clients building cutting edge flash rich media banners
  • Built HTML5 banner templates to expand company’s arsenal.
  • Built countless rich media banner ads in ActionScript.
  • Top programmer in advertising division.

2010 - 2010 Interdiction Games

Vice President

  • • Involved in conceptualizing the overall mission of the company and timeline of development for a game called Galactic Conquest.
  • Managed a team of Developers.
  • Things went sour between Investor and President so I moved back to LA.

2009 - 2009 Social Control

Production Designer | Los Angeles, CA

  • Involved in the creation of commercials and banner advertisements.
  • Involved in client meetings and pitches.
  • Worked directly with Art Director at Hyundai.

2006 - 2008 Heavenspot

Production Artist | SilverLake, CA

  • Involved in Website Development, Banner Development, Design, 3D, Motion Graphics.
  • Involved in client meetings and pitches.
  • Worked directly with CEO.

Working Clients

  • Walt Disney
  • DreamWorks
  • Universal
  • Paramount
  • Google
  • Adobe
  • Sony Pictures
  • Nick Jr
  • Hyundai
  • Pepsi
  • Red Bull
  • Focus Features
  • Universal Sports
  • Gatorade
  • 20th Century Fox
  • LionsGate
  • Ecko Unltd.
  • Mattel
  • Barbie
  • ABC Family
  • Showtime
  • A&E
  • FX
  • Columbia Pictures
  • Newline Cenima
  • Sprint


2011OTIS College | Los Angeles

I took a Fundamentals of Design course at OTIS to improve my knowledge of design.

2003 - PresentSelf-Taught

I enjoy continually learning to improve my knowledge and career. I have used a variety of free lessons as well as paid courses to learn from.

2005Mitchell High School | Mitchell, Oregon

Received a Diploma and took multiple web development courses and recreated the schools website.


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The Visionaire GroupJonathan Cook - Art Director

The Visionaire GroupJoAnn Wu - Art Director

Social ControlSeth Silver - CEO

Fox BroadcastingMatt Bennett - Creative Director

20th Century FoxJeffery Kelly - Creative Director

HeavenspotChevon Hicks - Founder and CEO


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About Me

Brief Working History

When I was 19 I moved to Los Angeles and within a month I received a job from a notable Creative Agency in Los Angeles called Heavenspot. Since then I’m now 25 years old and I’ve worked for many of the world’s largest clients.

ObjectiveMy Objective

My goal is to eventually be a rock star programmer that has mastered the art of programming. I want to eventually merge into advanced programming algorithms like machine learning.


To bring the client excitement and anticipation about the progress of their project and the future of their endeavor.

InterestsMy Interests and Hobbies

  • Astrophysics
  • Humanity
  • Futurism
  • Philosophy
  • Artificial Intelligence
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