Hey, I'm Derek Mei. Currently, I lead design at 3Play Media in Boston and also attend Bentley University as a part-time graduate student pursuing my Master's in Human Factors in Information Design.
On the side, I co-run Umeita Design, a design agency based in Boston that specializes in working with startups and small businesses to improve the user experience of their digital products.
Upon graduating from Boston University with degrees in math, business administration, and computer science, I've found a happy medium working in an industry I love while combining my creative and analytical mindset with my technical expertise. My strengths lie primarily in implementing high-level design thinking across different teams, helping bridge the gap between designers and developers, and optimizing the entire user experience all the way from conception to implementation.
When I'm not working, you'll either find me playing basketball, writing about a variety of different topics on my blog, or trying new beers. If you want to work with me or just want to say hi, feel free to reach out to me through one of the buttons below or by email.
Published 6 months ago
As part of an information architecture intensive, I was tasked to work with three other designers to redesign the Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum's website.
Published 1 year ago
An internal design system conceived, designed and developed for Putnam Investments.