Derek Farder

//  Sr. Digital Strategist + Service Designer

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As Sr. Digital Strategist + Service Designer, Derek works with clients to turn strategies into innovative solutions.

At Rêve, Derek enriches our strategy and service design practice with his digital perspective, and his deep experience in turning client needs into strategic digital solutions.. He enjoys the challenge of cultivating an efficient digital ecosystem and finding creative and effective solutions that are effective and engaging.

Derek joined Rêve from Irish Titan, a digital agency specializing in ecommerce and strategic digital experiences, where he worked with many companies across a variety of industries as the leader of the Creative, Strategic, and Account teams. Working with clients, he helped shape their strategies, map their business goals to their customers’ goals, and align the technical realities with consumer expectations. Derek holds a Bachelor of Arts of Individualized Studies in English, Art, and Design from the University of Minnesota and is a 2018 alumni of the MN Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Minnesota program.

His interests revolve around travel and unique experiences, trying his hand in the kitchen, expanding his musical tastes, or running collaborative world-building game sessions. Professionally, unique organizational structures, emerging technology, and the intersection of design and technology keep his interest.