Name: Jesse De Leon
Title: App Developer
Hometown: Los Angeles
Office Location: Los Angeles
Start Date: 04/2019
Q1: What is your earliest memory of working for Telescope?
A1: The first project I worked on, for Godzilla: King of Monsters. The app was displayed on a huge screen at the Cinerama Dome in Hollywood, so that was awesome to see.
Q2: What do you like most about your job?
A2: I like the pace of the projects that I get to work on. A project can last a couple of weeks to a few months, so I’m always getting the chance to work on something new.
Q3: What was your first job?
A3: My first job was sweeping up trash at Knott’s Berry Farm. It did not last long… though it did teach me the value of getting an education.
Q4: What did you want to be when you grew up?
A4: I always wanted to work in special effects for theme parks, like building props and lighting, and designing their haunted mazes for Halloween.
Q5: If you won the lottery, what would be the first thing you would purchase?
A5: A yearlong cruise around the world.
Q6: What’s your favorite song right now?
A6: Any song by Rammstein.
Q7: What is your favorite thing to do on the weekend?
A7: Going to EDM festivals or exploring new breweries.
Q8: What is the best advice you’ve ever received?
A8: “When life gives you lemons, slice them into wedges and throw them into vodka tonics.”
Q9: If you could have one superpower, what would it be?
A9: The ability to move and think at superhuman speed, like Quicksilver.
Q10: What app or piece of tech can’t you live without?
A10: My espresso machine. I couldn’t get through a day without it.