Derek Powazek is ...
For a more traditional overview, see my resumé.

... a web designer

Skills: 10 years experience with all aspects of web design, html and css, identity and branding, content management systems, Movable Type, and community tools. I can do everything except programming, and I know programmers.

Honors: Three Webby Awards, Communication Arts Interactive Design Annual 5, I.D. Magazine Interactive Media Design Review, NewMedia Invision Awards.

Latest Work: Technorati, JPG Magazine, AlterNet, Ephemera.

... a print designer

Skills: Graduated from PageMaker to InDesign, expert in Adobe's Creative Suite.

Latest Work: Get Your Vote On, an 8-page newspaper insert (PDF), Ephemera cards.

Older Work: Fray Day 7 collateral, Identity projects for Pyra/Blogger.

... a writer about technology

Books: Author of Design For Community, contributed to We've Got Blog.

Articles: Google is Cool in AlterNet, The Things We Do for Love in Receiver Magazine, How Associations Can Get Their Members Talking Online in Executive Update Magazine, User to User Support in Web Techniques.

... a writer of stories

Books: Author of San Francisco Stories, contributed to My California: Journeys by Great Writers.

Online: Fray, San Francisco Stories, JewsWeek.

... a photographer

Honors: Silver Award in PhotoJournalism from the Society of News Design. Honorable Mention in News Picture Story category from the NPPA Best of Photojournalism 2005. Best Animal Photography of a Photoblog in 2005 Photobloggies.

Exhibits: Local Color at Reverie Cafe, Through the Looking Glass, Point B Studio, City Hall Gallery.

Published in print: Anchorage Daily News, San Francisco Magazine, Girlfriends Magazine, Curve Magazine, Chronicle Books ("We Do"), Common Ground Magazine.

Published online: AlterNet (1, 2, 3), Tolerance.

Personal work: Daily visual diary at Ephemera.

... a person

I live in the Cole Valley neighborhood of San Francisco with my wife, a grumpy cat, two crazy little dogs, and a house full of plants all named Fred. I occasionally write at Just a Thought.

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