Facebook hires Apple UI design manager, among two dozen other positions this week

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 having an public job listing for the position. [Update 6/22/12 5:23 p.m. - The Next Web found a listing for Product Design Manager on Facebook's Careers site. Although we regularly track additions to the site, we don't have record of when this position was added. It has not yet been removed, so the company might be looking to hire a similar role focused on a different area. TechCrunch learned that Weeldreyer will be working with the mobile team.]

Other new hires this week, according to LinkedIn, include:

  • Quinn Duffy, Preferred Marketing Developer Program – former senior account manager at Wimdu GmbH
  • John Reese, Production Engineer – former platform systems engineer at Bioware
  • Sunita Whaval, Sales Representative
Additionally, Facebook removed the following positions from its Careers page:
  • Data Engineer, Reporting
  • Technology Partner, Hyperion
  • Global Immigration and Tax Manager
  • Design Recruiter – Contract
  • Engineering Leadership Sourcer
  • Recruiting Manager (Sao Paulo)
  • University Recruiting Coordinator – Contract
  • University Strategic Sourcing Specialist (Dublin)
  • Data Center Energy Manager
  • Marketing Manager – Contract (Hyderabad)
  • Marketing Program Administrator 120505
  • Data Scientist (Dublin)
  • Analyst, User Operations, Intellectual Property, French (Dublin)
  • Head of Mobile Operations
  • Manager, User Operations (Austin)
  • Account Manager, Tech/SocialCom (Dallas)
  • Business Development Manager
  • Business Development Manager, Mobile
  • Media Solutions (Menlo Park)
  • Manager, API Marketing Dublin)
  • Manager, Italian Mid Market Sales (Dublin)
  • Client Partner (Melbourne)
  • Client Partner, Politics
  • Custom Market Insights Lead (London)
  • Data Scientist (Dublin)

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2 Responses to “Facebook hires Apple UI design manager, among two dozen other positions this week”

  1. Facebook recruits Apple’s UI Design Manager | 9to5Mac | Apple Intelligence says:

    [...] noted by InsideFacebook, Facebook has recently picked up former Apple employee Chris Weeldreyer as its new [...]

  2. Facebook angajeaza un UI designer al Apple, continua procesul de dezvoltare a unui smartphone | iDevice.ro says:

    [...] de angajare a omenilor care au lucrat pentru Apple continua si Chris Weeldreyer este cea mai recenta “achizitie” a celor de la Facebook. Weeldreyer a lucrat timp de 8 ani de zile ca UI Design Manager manager la [...]

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