Hi, I'm Maykel

I am a digital product builder who likes to create things by mashing together design, engineering, and business strategy.

Previously, I led the digital product and design team at Glossier, worked on a myriad of efforts and product teams at Facebook, and was one of the first designers at Instagram.

When I am not building things, I like to enjoy the California sun, and spend time advising others on their careers, their teams, and their businesses.

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Notebook

  • Six Lessons from Six Years at Facebook

    Friday [September 21st, 2018] was my last day at Facebook. It was an experience of a lifetime, and I couldn’t be more thankful for it.

    Here’s the note I wrote to my colleagues. I was originally going to circulate this to just friends, but with the positive feedback I have gotten I decided to use this venue to post more widely.

  • New Year’s Goals, Monthly Resolutions

    New Year's resolutions are hard. Many people make them every year, and few actually succeed. I've personally never been successful at keeping a New Year's resolution, primarily because the magnitude of the task at hand seemed so big, and "life got in the way" (ie. other things took priority to the resolution that was established.)

    With that said, I thought about approaching New Year's Resolutions as a design problem.


Contact

You can find me on the following networks, or drop me a line at hello@maykelloomans.com.