Week 9: Meetup and Birds
↗ Lo-fi version DuckDuckGo Meetup This week we had our annual DuckDuckGo meetup! We spent time in the Pocono Mountains for four days and it was super fun. I got to see a lot of new faces, and caught up with coworkers that I haven’t seen since the Before Times. Birdwatching One of my favorite […]
Last week the design team went to Iceland! It’s my first time going there, and I’m absolutely in love with the beauty of the country. I’ll let the photos speak for themselves. At first we toured around Reykjavik. We then went to Geysir, Gullfoss, then hiked up Reykjadalur Valley to go to a hot spring. […]
Dictionary Instant Answer Redesign
I worked on the redesign of the dictionary instant answer on DuckDuckGo, and I’m happy that it’s finally out! It was one of the first things that I got to work on as a frontend engineer 9 years ago (!!), and I’m glad that I got to work on it again as a designer.
Blocking Facebook Embeds
A few months ago, I got to work on the designs for blocking embedded content from Facebook. This can be embedded videos, comments, posts, pages, groups, and login buttons on the websites that you visit. This is greatly limits what Facebook can learn from you as you browse the web, and it’s also convenient to […]
I recently recorded a clip about why I love working as a product designer at DuckDuckGo, and it was just posted on the design team’s Twitter account. I just used an iPhone to record it, so I’m glad that it turned out well! A lot of websites and apps track your behavior across the web, […]