Google Ventures Hires Its First Designers In Residence, Stanford’s Caroline O’Connor And Xbox Designer Brian Yeung

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http://techcrunch.com – In what it describes as another effort to make its portfolio companies better at design, Google Ventures is announcing a new Designer in Residence program. The firm had already created a Design Studio where its startups can get help through design sprints, workshops, mentoring, and recruiting. With the new program, designers are matched with multiple companies, and they work together for several months. I received an early copy of a blog post describing the position, in which Google Ventures writes: Our designers in residence won’t spend much time “in residence.” They’ll be out in the (IT news)