Enjoy the View
The online portfolio of Senior UI/UX Designer Derek Larsen – A Bay Area native working & living in San Francisco. Currently designing at Twitch. Former lives at ViacomCBS (CBS Interactive), Informatica & SendMe Inc.
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I have worked, and continue to work on a multitude of web, mobile, and brand identity projects for a wide variety of clients. Services include, but aren’t limited to, UI/UX direction, brand identity, print, web, and visual design.


iOS, Android, mobile web, and wearables – I create exciting products and rich experiences that sit in the palm of your hand — or wrist!


I create beautifully-crafted websites that stand out from the crowd — and perfect function comes as standard.

Brand & Identity

Brand identity, logos, and even 10 foot experiences, I create solutions to complex design problems.

The Goods

The bread and butter. I’ve worked on many projects from my full time work as well as my freelance clients. Check out a few of my favorite projects.


Mobile App


iPhone App


iPad App

CNET Video

Website, Smart TV App


Apple Watch


iPhone App

CNET Mobile MWeb

Mobile Website

Freelance Brand Identity

Logos, Brand Identity

Freelance Websites

Website Design

Who Am I?

A little about yours truly and how I work. Let’s build something beautiful together.

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I am a passionate UI/UX designer with 14 years of experience, obsessed with pixel perfection and the creation of beautiful products.

My goal is to produce functional design solutions by employing user centric design principles. I craft elegant user experiences by distilling high level design concepts into imaginative, insightful, and intelligent products. In my spare time, you may find me BART surfing or snapping photos on my SLR.

On weekends I’m usually listening to indie synth, editing photos in VSCO, sitting around my apartment drinking some green tea, or finding inspiration for my designs. I’m available for freelance work. If you’re interested in working with me, please drop me a line about your idea. I would like to know about you and your projects.


Every project I embark on starts with research. I define the client’s needs and objectives and assess what design solutions may suit them best.


Once the objective is clear, a series of visual solutions are created. Exploration, refinement and clients approval occur in this stage.


After creating a series of high-end mockups, I build your project and work out any last kinks that need to be addressed before launch.


Once all ideas are refined and visual solutions are produced, the result is a creation that mirrors the objectives of the client.

Let's Keep in Touch

I am selectively accepting freelance work. I’d love to hear from you! Whether you want to kickstart a project or just say hello, use the form below and get in touch with me.


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