Derek Sakamoto

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Derek Sakamoto

Derek Sakamoto(699).png

Type: Minion
Rarity: Legendary
Cost: 1
Attack: 3
Health: 1
Artist: Bobby Chiu

The notorious Footclapper.

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Derek Sakamoto is Senior UI Designer on the Team 5 Hearthstone development team. He is featured in the credits card of the same name.

Career[edit | edit source]

In March 2015, Sakamoto had been at Blizzard for a little over 12 years.[1] His first job for the company was designing the UI (user interface) for World of Warcraft.[1] He worked on WoW for 6 years, from Vanilla through to Wrath of the Lich King.[1]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Sakamoto is responsible for suggesting the ruby eye bonus feature for the Naxxramas battlefield.[2]

Card art[edit | edit source]

The card art for Sakamoto's credits card was created by .

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Derek Sakamoto
Sakamoto, hard at work
Credits card artwork

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