|Contribution Rating:||65 (tied for 2181st; 2 in last year)|
|Member Since||May 29, 2003|
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|Location:||San Francisco, United States|
|About myself:||Craig Derrick is an award winning, 20-year game industry executive with a track record for developing some of Hollywood’s biggest hit games and leadership in the storied Star Wars franchise. |
At Fifth Journey he directed all phases of the studio's creative, gaming and VR/AR initiatives with a focus on adapting Hollywood IP for the Chinese and Asian markets. Their first title Kubo: A Samurai Quest received Editor's Choice and top featuring from Apple upon release in China.
Craig previously was the head of production at TinyCo on the top-grossing mobile game Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff and oversaw the development of groundbreaking titles including Star Wars: 1313, Kinect Star Wars, and the remastered Monkey Island: Special Edition series while building an original IP incubator for digital, mobile, and next-generation platforms at LucasArts.
He is an active contributor to the game & academic communities and a member of the Producers Guild of America. He’s written for Game Developer magazine, spoken at the Game Developers Conference and San Diego Comic-Con, and has been interviewed by Bloomberg, Entertainment Weekly, USA Today, and other online & print news sites.