Derek Lieu

Derek Lieu is a Development Seed alum.


Design + Development

Derek is a designer and developer. He builds interfaces and tools to make complex data intuitive and accessible.

At Development Seed, Derek works with partners to understand their needs, and guide them through our process of software development. He has led projects with the Red Cross, the World Bank, and the Washington Post.

Derek loves tools that make everyday tasks gratifying, like a pedal wrench that fits your palm just right. He is experienced building audience-facing tools for the web in javascript and python. He maintains an open source tool for managing jekyll websites.

Derek attended UCLA, where he spent years working as a photographer. He graduated with a BA in English Literature.

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