Hicks has previously produced Spotify’s icons and was the brains behind the current MailChimp logo, as well as working with clients including Mozilla (where he famously created the final Firefox logo), Shopify and JoliCloud.
Before joining Opera full-time, he designed the company’s installer illustration:
He’ll now be leading the team designing the interaction and visual aesthetics of Opera’s desktop browser for Windows, Mac and Linux.
There’s a fun interview with him at the link below.
➤ Jon Hicks, creator of famous emoticons, joins Opera [Opera Blog]
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