One Year Designing at WhatsApp

Charlie Deets
Oct 12, 2017 · 8 min read

Thoughts on how WhatsApp and Facebook design at scale

I’ve been a product designer at Facebook close to four years. I’ve worked on a variety of teams such as Groups, Sharing, and Privacy. At this time last year, I got an exciting opportunity to begin work on WhatsApp.

Going in, I knew designing for WhatsApp was going to be a significantly different experience than designing for…