Morgan Knutson on Working as a Designer on Google+

If your team, say on Gmail or Android, was to integrate Google+’s features then your team would be awarded a 1.5-3x multiplier on top of your yearly bonus. Your bonus was already something like 15% of your salary.



You read that correctly. A fuck ton of money to ruin the product you were building with bloated garbage that no one wanted. No one really liked this. People drank the kool-aid though, but mostly because it was green and made of paper.Morgan Knutson on Working as a Designer on Google+

The entire thread is just an insane look into how one of the world's most powerful companies is managed.

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