Kyle C

VP, Design Joined over 9 years ago

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  • Posted to 1 week into my new job and I'm thinking about quitting., Apr 11, 2019

    I won't comment on how long you should stay, but I've learned to trust my gut. I've left jobs after 3 months and it never haunted me. I've stayed in bad jobs for too long, and it's always haunted me.

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  • Posted to Ask DN: Who is hiring? (August 2016), Aug 02, 2016

    Hi everyone -

    Wikia is hiring a Senior Art Director to work on site in San Francisco to help us evolve our brand and overall visual design language.

    Wikia was founded by Jimmy Wales of Wikipedia and is the 16th largest website in the US as measured by Quantcast and is the #1 Entertainment site in the U.S. in the categories of games, movies, and TV. We are constantly evolving our user experience and product offering to best suit the the needs of fans of popcutlture.

    This is a senior position reporting into the VP of Design and joins a team of 15 designers and growing.

    Apply here

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  • Posted to Ask DN: Who's hiring? (April 2016), Apr 21, 2016

    If you're interested in the cross-section of entertainment (video games, movies, and TV) and online communities, Wikia is hiring for our new brand, Fandom. We're looking for a product designer for our SF office with some serious visual design and UX chops to help us evolve our tools for creating and consuming content for an audience of over 190 million people per month. This job isn't posted on our site yet, feel free to reach out directly.

    We're also looking for a visual designer for our London office to help us design our ad products.

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  • Posted to Ask DN: Who's Hiring? (February 2015), Feb 02, 2015

    San Francisco

    Wikia is hiring designers. We've been growing the design team over the last 6 months in an effort to modernize our experiences across desktop, mobile and native apps. We have 1 position officially open, with additional roles open but not yet posted. If you're don't see a relevant position on our website but are interested in working with a company who touches over 130 million people every month, please apply anyway.

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  • Posted to Ask DN: Who's hiring?, Nov 20, 2014

    Hi - Wikia is hiring a Senior Product Designer in San Francisco to help us creating engaging experiences for all of our native apps across iOS and Android.

    We're a Top 20 website, founded by Jimmy Wales of Wikipedia and are on the cusp of launching a significant redesign of our web products, and are looking for someone who can come in and help us do the same with our native apps.

    Email me at kcooney at

    Thanks! kyle

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  • Posted to Looking for examples of Native iOS/Android with delightful interaction design and use of motion, in reply to Ryan Smith , Jul 08, 2014

    I forgot about that blog – thanks for the reminder!

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