Well, so much for taking a bunch of time off before I went onto my next gig! For those keeping score, the announcement of me leaving Threadless was 4 weeks ago to the day. However, when something that’s difficult to pass up comes your way, it’s always a good idea to reassess your plans. In this case, a bit of serendipity was involved, and I have my friend Joe Stump and my new friend Daniel Burka to thank for that.
I couldn’t be more excited about my new role as director of design and user experience, though I have big shoes to fill. Daniel has done such an amazing job in his time as creative director Digg, so I’ll be striving to keep the same level of excellent design as I work to build a team that scales with Digg’s growth.
I don’t want to get into the nuts and bolts of what’s to come, but when the time is right, I’ll be posting about it on here. I’ll also be using this blog to give snapshots and explanation of design-in-progress, so stay tuned.
Huge thanks to Jay, Kevin, Daniel and the rest of the Digg family for this tremendous opportunity, and best of luck to Daniel as he begins work on his exciting new project with Cal Henderson and Stewart Butterfield.