About a year ago, Michael Lopp joined Pinterest as the company’s head of engineering — filling in the leadership of the engineering side next to co-founder Evan Sharp and CEO Ben Silbermann. Much of his role, since joining, has beenShow More Summary
Pinterest has hired Susan Kare, an early Apple employee behind designs such as the original Macintosh "lasso" and "paint bucket," to join the bookmarking site's creative team as a product design lead. Kare will report to Pinterest's head of product design, Bob Baxley, who is also a former Apple employee, the San Francisco, Calif. based company told FORBES on Friday.
Pinterest is about to get a boost with the hiring of Macintosh icon designer Susan Kare. Kare, 61, is joining the social network as a product design lead, where she will influence the way Pinterest looks — much in the same way she helped...Show More Summary
As part of the original Macintosh team back in the 80s, Susan Kare created some of Apple’s earliest typefaces and icons, but now the famous designer is ready to bring her iconic skills to Pinterest, as the company’s newest design lead. Pinterest has hired Kare to be part of the company’s creative team, where she’ll […]
Susan Kare, an early Apple designer behind some of the company’s early typefaces and icons, has joined Pinterest. She’ll be part of Pinterest’s creative team as a product design lead, according to the company. Kare designed many of Apple’s famous original icons, like the Lasso and Paint Bucket, and worked for Steve Jobs at NeXT as creative director. She’s… Read More
Pinterest is doubling down on design, thanks to a new hire it’s announcing today. Susan Kare, the designer behind such well-known Macintosh icons as Lasso, the Grabber, and Paint Bucket, is joining the company as a product design lead. Kare will be working to further improve the interest-based social network’s interface, Pinterest told VentureBeat. However, […]
This post originally appeared on Inc. Pinterest, the online scrapbooking site, has set some aggressive new hiring goals where diversity and inclusion are concerned. Co-founder and CEO Evan Sharp outlined Pinterest's initiative to include more women and minorities by 2016, in a blog post published Thursday. Show More Summary
Lots of tech companies talk a big game about wanting to hire more women and more underrepresented minorities, but fewer report how exactly they're going to accomplish it, or even what their actual number goals are. Well, Pinterest has stepped up to the plate and announced exactly how many women and people of color they want to join their ranks by next year.
If you look up recipes for Harry Potter's pumpkin pasties on Pinterest, you'll find a slew of sweet, handheld pumpkin pies. BUT any true Harry Potter fan knows that pumpkin pasties, a Honeydukes Express snack sold on the Hogwarts Express, are supposed to be like a savory cornish pastie but filled with pumpkin instead of meat and veggies. Show More Summary
If you grew up using a Mac — or have any connection with computer graphics or design — the name Susan Kare will be familiar. She is the one who created the original Macintosh icons like the Lasso, the Grabber and the Paint Bucket, as well as the operating system’s typefaces like Chicago — which was also used for the iPod. Show More Summary
Tech giants have recently started publishing workplace diversity reports, and so far the results have been pretty discouraging. According to the most recent report from Facebook, the company hired a total of seven black employees between 2013 and 2014 — out of an overall headcount increase of 1,231 workers, 695... More »
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After Apple, Kare eventually founded her own agency, Susan Kare Design, which went on to produce some familiar prints, such as Microsoft's Solitaire cards and Facebook's virtual gifts.
The creator of the Macintosh's early typefaces and icons will join Pinterest as product design lead. Susan Kare, the legendary designer behind the original Mac's icons and fonts (and, more recently, a killer set of pixel art tits for Cards Against Humanity), is hoisting her pirate flag at a new Silicon Valley company: Pinterest Read Full Story
Pinterest is taking a positive step towards addressing Silicon Valley's diversity problem: The social network is now publicly releasing its diversity targets online. It is, as Fusion notes, the first of any company in the industry to do so. Show More Summary
Summary: Homeowners and renters — take note! Now you can update your kitchen for 90% less than buying new by evolving your appliances. We were looking at small kitchen ideas on Pinterest and learned about Appliance Art. They offer covers, panels, and film to allow you to change the surface and look of your kitchen appliances...
Diversity in tech remains a problem, but Pinterest is hoping that with new specific programs revealed today the company can start to fix it. The post Pinterest’s Bold Plan to Fix Its Diversity Problem appeared first on WIRED.
Pinterest is opening experimental lab to test strategies to build more diverse companies.
Digital-scrapbooking site announces partnership with startup to find strategies to increase staff diversity. It will share what works and what doesn't, in an aim to help the whole tech industry.