Say hi to Phillip Burgess our new senior designer at Adafruit :)

Everyone, give Phillip Burgess a warm welcome – he’s joining us at Adafruit to do a lot of cool things as a “senior designer” 🙂

Phillip Burgess’ interests and career have spanned technology and art for decades. He’s been an occasional contributor at Hack a Day, curates the VintageCG channel on YouTube, and his gamut of work has ranged from illustrating gaming manuals to developing satellite mapping software. His first project for Adafruit was Adalight, and there’s lots more cool stuff in the pipeline 🙂


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3 Comments

  1. Hi from France, Philip 🙂

    @hugobiwan

  2. Awesome! I’m looking forward to seeing more great stuff from Adafruit.

  3. Congrats Phil!

    Everyone, I’ve worked with Phil and he’s a great Adafruit addition.

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