Web Pioneer & Architect of Awesome

Partner – Web & Digital Media Director

Derek Nelson combines his exceptional creative talents with a problem solver’s mentality to implement successful strategies in everything we publish to the world wide web on behalf of our clients. As director, he manages a team of advertising pros specializing in the implementation of a variety programmatic advertising mediums and strategies.

On the marketing side, Derek leads Focal Point’s web design and development team, where he combines his astute knowledge of design with a defined technical prowess, resulting in the delivery of brilliant user experiences for our unique spectrum of clients. Several of Derek’s works have received acclaim by both the American Advertising Federation ADDY Awards as well as the Aster Award organization for outstanding work in the health care industry.

Formerly, Derek was a freelance designer supporting a variety of industries. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Digital Technology & Culture from Washington State University.