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Interview With Alexis Ohanian
Excerpt from interview:
I think it's safe to say the reddit alien is now a part of popular culture. Did you go through many different designs for a reddit mascot, or did the reddit alien come out quickly and naturally as it is now?
Only a couple. I doodled the very first version in pen on some paper during my senior year marketing class (sadly, I haven't been able to find it) and went home to reproduce it in my cracked copy of Paint Shop Pro 5. With some input from my friend Andy Pham, I had it finished after a few tweaks. I used the rejected versions in a logo series a while back:
first draft
second draft
third draft
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