Facebook Hires Apple UI Design Manager

Posted June 22, 2012 at 5:26pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 4489 views

Facebook has hired Chris Weeldreyer, an eight year Apple employee, to be a product design manager for the company, reports InsideFacebook.

Facebook hired former Apple UI design manager Chris Weeldreyer to be product design manager, according to LinkedIn and Weeldryer's Facebook Timeline. Weeldreyer had worked for Apple for eight years. He appears to have been recruited by Facebook since we have no record of the company ever having an public job listing for the position.

In addition to this hire, Facebook has been rumored to have hired more than half a dozen former Apple software and hardware engineers to help it build a smartphone.

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brandon - June 22, 2012 at 7:11pm
I think they should stop worrying about designing a stupid phone and fix/ stabilize Facebook for desktop and mobile and fix the Facebook app
Samsung=Shiite - June 22, 2012 at 5:33pm
Now this is freaky ... Not only are apple an fb uniting in ios 6 but their former employees are working for fickbook too!
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