I’m Russ Maschmeyer.

I live in San Francisco with Jessica Hische and our new daughter Ramona. six years ago I joined the Facebook Design team and have spent most of the intervening time leading product design for Facebook Search

Facebook Search
Facebook Search
. I work with some of the smartest people in the world and build things that serve over a billion people every day. I'm pretty lucky.

In my spare time I make things to stay sharp. My latest side project is Today Not Today, a task list manager currently in Beta. My first iOS app, Waterbug, aims to give everybody a green thumb. Jessica and I also collaborated on the absolute beginner’s guide to making websites, Don’t Fear the Internet

Don’t Fear the Internet
, and our wedding announcement.

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