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HTC's head of design calls it quits, will go back to self employment

Scott Croyle, HTC's head designer hangs his hat up, will leave the company to focus on his own projects and work independently.

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Charles Gantt
Published Fri, Apr 25 2014 5:29 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Jun 16 2020 4:29 PM CDT

The man responsible for designing the two best smartphones ever made is stepping down from his position today. Scott Croyle, HTC's lead industrial and user experience designer has announced that he is leaving HTC after 6 years. Croyle says that he is departing from HTC to work on his own projects, but will continue working on HTC designs independently.

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"HTC remains at the forefront of smartphone innovation. Scott Croyle will be focusing on special projects and dedicated on next generation developments," said HTC in a statement. Design duties will be handed over to Johna Becker, with Sense UI design passed on to Drew Bamford, one of HTC's leading UI designers.

"Drew Bamford is an experienced and talented leader at HTC with solid track records in leading and building our user experience team," HTC said. "Effective immediately, in addition to his current duties in product development and user experience, Drew will lead HTC Creative Labs and focus on innovative new products and user experience strategies."

NEWS SOURCE:theverge.com

A web developer by day, Charles comes to TweakTown after a short break from the Tech Journalism world. Formerly the Editor in Chief at TheBestCaseScenario, he now writes Maker and DIY content. Charles is a self proclaimed Maker of Things and is a major supporter of the Maker movement. In his free time, Charles likes to build just about anything, with past projects ranging from custom PC cooling control systems to 3D printers. Other expensive addictions include Photography, Astronomy and Home Automation.

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