Developer BiographyDerek Manning is currently working as a Game Designer on multiple game projects for Pipeworks Software, Inc. in Eugene, OR.
He previously worked for ORCAS where he was a Senior Designer for multiple health-related web apps. Before that he worked at Disney Interactive where he released ESPN Return Man on Facebook as the Lead Designer, as well as Game Designer on Disney's City Girl. Previously he held the title of Senior Game Designer at InstantAction, formerly Garage Games, after working at Buzz Monkey Software. At Garage Games he released Fallen Empire: Legions for www.instantaction.com and PlayLegions in the Lead Designer role, then Instant Jam as a Game Designer. Other titles were in the works but unfortunately InstantAction was shut down in November 2010. At Buzz Monkey he worked as a Level Designer on Tomb Raider: Underworld and worked in QA while making Lara Croft Tomb Raider: Anniversary.
He has worked on the Xbox 360, PS2, Wii, PSP, PC, and Facebook platforms.
Contributed by Derek Manning (65) on Nov 07, 2007. [revised by : Derek Manning (65)].
Derek Manning decorating a tree circa Christmas 2006