LinkedIn Snags Yahoo’s Top UI Designer Kevin Bury

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044ec24 No official announcement from LinkedIn yet, but according to his personal blog, Yahoo! Director of User Experience Kevin Bury is leaving Yahoo! and going to LinkedIn:

On April 14th I’ll be starting my new gig as Principal Designer at LinkedIn. I’ve been a huge fan of LinkedIn for years. The potential seems enormous and I think it will be challenging and fun.

LinkedIn has undergone some major user interface changes recently. With the pending arrival of OpenSocial integration and an ever-growing feature list, LinkedIn is facing a challenge of maintaining usability while providing access to more and more information.

It’s the weekend, and I haven’t yet been able to reach anyone for comment, but presumably he’ll be working closely with Steve Ganz, Principal Web Developer at LinkedIn, who spearheaded the recent redesign.

UPDATE (Sunday 9:30 pm): LinkedIn spokesperson Kay Luo confirmed that Kevin is joining the LinkedIn team and that Steve Ganz will be continuing in his role as well.

Image: Kevin Bury profile on LinkedIn.com

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1 Comment

  1. Great news. Thanks for sharing, Scott. I have used LinkedIn regularly (and I have for years).

    Actually, I located a long lost childhood friend using LinkedIn (discovered that she works just less than ONE mile from where I work in VA!).

    What are those odds? LinkedIn was the *first* and last place I searched. I like the potential it has WRT its GUI as well. It’s a good UI now, but there is always some room for the “next level” of excellence. We’ll be watching for the changes.

    Regards,
    Cheri
    Wash, DC
    Cherry Blossoms are blooming!

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