Digital Entertainment Network, or >en, often called a precursor to YouTube is one of those infamous early 2000’s start up catastrophe stories, fraught with sex scandals, extravagant mis-spending and ultimately, a spectacular collapse.
I was one of the lucky members of the first wave of interactive designers to be hired. I worked on everything from show titles treatments, lead designer for an extreme sports show, websites for >en music, flash animations and constant homepage re-design treatments. I was there for about 10 months before I left for less creepy pastures.