Good luck, Jacob.
From a story I wrote on fellow Tumblr designer Peter Vidani
“I made a weird side-scrolling theme for my blog, which made the rounds and eventually got David [Tumblr founder] to follow me,” Jacob told the Daily Dot in October
. “We emailed a bit and I started doing some freelance work making themes for VIPs on Tumblr. A months after I graduated college in San Diego, David happened to be in town for Webby Connect. We met up for the day, he offered me a job, and I moved to New York a few weeks later.”
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Today was my last day at Tumblr.
Five years ago I joined a team of four as Tumblr’s first designer, creative director, and product engineer. That team has since grown to 182 of the most wonderful and talented people around.
I’m so proud of what we’ve all created together, and it’s been a…