Hello. My name is Guillermo Esteves.

I live in Washington, DC and I’m an engineering director at Vox Media’s Product Team.

Do you want to get in touch? Email me.

Writing

  1. Performance Update #4: So much to do, so much to see

    A recap of the performance work my team at Vox has done in the past year.

  2. Intrinsic ratio elements with a max height

    A little CSS technique I wrote for making elements with a fixed ratio that can also be constrained to a maximum height.

  3. Responsive Web Design Podcast Episode 92: Vox Media Performance

    My coworker Dan Chilton and I spoke to Ethan Marcotte and Karen McGrane about how we helped build a culture of performance at Vox Media.

  4. Building iOS-like transparency effects with CSS

    Here’s how you can use the new -webkit-backdrop-filter property, which just landed on the WebKit Nightly, to build cool iOS-like transparency effects with CSS.

  5. Take a peek at the code that powered The Verge 50

    We’ve made the source code to The Verge 50 public so people can hopefully learn from it and use it to tell their own stories.

  6. Verge Favorites: Guillermo Esteves

    A few of my favorite things, on The Verge.

  7. Bigger, faster, leaner: The Verge 1.8 brings many improvements to its front page

    A quick summary of the improvements we made to The Verge with the release of version 1.8.

Code

  1. acadia

    4 0

    Source code for my website.

  2. alexa-dark-sky

    1 0

    Alexa skill to get Dark Sky weather forecasts.

  3. alexa-slack

    0 2

    Alexa skill to manage status and notifications in Slack.

  4. denali

    6 3

    A Rails-based photoblogging app.

  5. slackbots

    3 0

    A collection of useful Slack apps I’ve built.

  6. snarkov

    24 8

    Sinatra-based Markov bot for Slack.

  7. trebekbot

    A Jeopardy! bot for Slack.

  8. verge-50

    Editorial app for The Verge 50.

  9. wptester

    0 0

    A simple app to run WPT tests and log them in Librato.

Latest Photos

  1. People walking up the stairs at the East Building of the National Gallery of Art in DC.
  2. A minigun on the side of an MH-47G Chinook helicopter at the DC Armory.
  3. The copilot's seat on an MH-60M helicopter at the DC Armory.
  4. A minigun on an MH-60M helicopter at the DC Armory.
  5. Soldiers working on an MH-60M helicopter at the DC Armory.
  6. Soldiers working on an MH-60M helicopter at the DC Armory.
  7. A man dancing at Dupont Circle in Washington, DC.
  8. People blowing soap bubbles sitting on the benches of Dupont Circle.
  9. A man blowing soap bubbles at Dupont Circle.
  10. A man making a giant soap bubble in Dupont Circle, Washington, DC.
  11. A woman feeding ice cream to a man in Eastern Market, Washington, DC.
  12. A man selling bubble guns at the H Street Festival in Washington, DC.
  13. A man standing on the street in a pizza costume, at the H Street Festival in Washington, DC.
  14. A man holding a cute dog at the H Street Festival in Washington, DC.
  15. A street vendor offering such delicacies as fried Oreos, funnel cake, and others, at the H Street Festival in Washington, DC.
  16. A fake three dollar bill with Trump's face on it.
  17. A woman holding up a sign that reads
  18. A street vendor cracking open a coconut with an axe at the H Street Festival in Washington, DC.
  19. A laundromat at 11th & C streets in Capitol Hill.
  20. Kate, drinking a cappuccino at Eastern Market.
  21. An American flag on the window of the door at the end of a Metro car, with a man standing on the next car in the background.
  22. Skylights on the roof of the Katzen Arts Center at American University.
  23. A person photographing a work of art at the Katzen Arts Center.
  24. People walking down the stairs at the Katzen Arts Center at American University.

Instagram

  1. National Gallery of Art, East Building, Washington, DC. October, 2017.⠀ ⠀ #myngadc #streetphoto #bnw_planet #acreativedc #somewheremagazine #fujilove #bw_photooftheday #lensculture #dcitystyle #magnumphotos #fujifilm #fujifilm_xseries #fuji #igersbnw #monochrome #fujifeed #streetphotographer #streetmeetdc #streetart #districtofcolumbia #monoart #myfeatureshoot #washingtondaily
  2. DC Armory, Washington, DC. October, 2017.⠀ ⠀ #fujixclub #myfeatureshoot #bw_lover #fujifilmx_us #fujifilmxseries #insta_bw #somewheremagazine #streetmeetdc #districtofcolumbia #fujifilm #dcitystyle #fujiframez #bnw #lensculture #bw_society #exploredc #washingtondc #bnw_life
  3. DC Armory, Washington, DC. October, 2017.⠀ ⠀ #somewheremagazine #fujifilm_xseries #fujilove #fujixclub #fujixseries #washingtondc #exploredc #myfujifilm #walkwithlocals #bnwmood #myfeatureshoot #bnw_captures #igersdc #blackandwhitephoto #mydccool #bwstyles_gf #lensculture #noiretblanc
  4. DC Armory, Washington, DC. October, 2017.⠀ ⠀ #fujifilm_xseries #lensculture #washingtondc #fujifilmx_us #washingtondaily #dcitystyle #insta_bw #exposeddc #fujilove #monoart #myfeatureshoot #fotodc #fuji #somewheremagazine #fujifilm #bnw_magazine #bnw_captures #blackandwhitephoto
  5. DC Armory, Washington, DC. October, 2017.⠀ ⠀ #blancoynegro #fujifilm_xseries #streets_vision #streetart #fujilove #dcitystyle #igersdc #igersbnw #somewheremagazine #spicollective #walkwithlocals #streetphotographer #noiretblanc #mydccool #fujixseries #lensculture #myfeatureshoot #urbanandstreet #fujifilm #acreativedc #bwstyles_gf #fuji #insta_bw
  6. DC Armory, Washington, DC. October, 2017.⠀ ⠀ #dcitystyle #myfeatureshoot #bnw #lensculturestreets #fujilove #lensculture #ig_street #streetmagazines #bw_lover #exposeddc #streetmeetdc #spicollective #fujixclub #instablackandwhite #washingtondaily #insta_bw #streets_vision #fotodc #somewheremagazine #fujiframez #fujifilmx_us #bw_society #fuji
  7. Dupont Circle, Washington, DC. September, 2017.⠀ ⠀ #urbanandstreet #bw_society #fujifilmxseries #noiretblanc #fujifilm_xseries #monochrome #bnw_magazine #washingtondc #streetmagazine #igersdc #somewheremagazine #bnw_society #fujilove #myfeatureshoot #lensculture #igdc #streetshot #exposeddc #fujixclub #fujifilmx_us #street_photo_club #streetmeetdc
  8. Dupont Circle, Washington, DC. September, 2017.⠀ ⠀ #monochrome #exposeddc #washingtondc #fujifilmx_us #noiretblanc #streetmagazines #blancoynegro #igersbnw #fujifilmxseries #fujixclub #districtofcolumbia #seemycity #dcitystyle #everybodystreet #blackandwhitephotography #myfeatureshoot #somewheremagazine #fotodc #myfujifilm #fujifilm_xseries #lensculture #streetphotographer
  9. Dupont Circle, Washington, DC. September, 2017.⠀ ⠀ #acreativedc #streetmeetdc #spicollective #exposeddc #bw #fujifilm #streetphotographer #streetmagazine #blackandwhitephoto #monoart #myfujifilm #streetlife #fujifilmx_us #somewheremagazine #lensculture #ig_street #walkwithlocals #districtofcolumbia #fujiframez #myfeatureshoot #bnwmood #bnw #fujifilmxseries

Listening

  1. Yield
    1998 Yield Pearl Jam
  2. Merkin Ball
    1995 Merkin Ball Pearl Jam
  3. The Midnight Organ Fight
    2007 The Midnight Organ Fight Frightened Rabbit
  4. So Far
    1974 So Far Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
  5. Pedestrian Verse
    2013 Pedestrian Verse Frightened Rabbit

Reading

Responsibly Drinking

  1. Koshihikari Echigo Beer
    Lager - Japanese Rice Koshihikari Echigo Beer Echigo Beer Co.
  2. Crossfade
    Saison / Farmhouse Ale Crossfade Oxbow Brewing Company
  3. Jupiter Variation: Vol 2
    Sour - Farmhouse IPA Jupiter Variation: Vol 2 Pen Druid Brewing
  4. Wild West Kriek Framboos
    Fruit Beer Wild West Kriek Framboos Brouwerij Alvinne
  5. White
    Witbier White Allagash Brewing Company

Elsewhere on the web