10 Questions With... Allison Chan

Written by: Allison Chan

(Digital Designer)

Employee Voices


Name: Allison Chan

Title: Digital Designer

Hometown: Fremont, CA

Office Location: Los Angeles

Start Date: 01/2021

Q1: What is your earliest memory of working for Telescope?

A: I remember being a bit overwhelmed by all the products we had and appreciating all the thought that went behind each product feature. But everyone was so kind and answered all the questions that I had.

Q2: What do you like most about your job?

A: I love that I could take my childhood passion for art and design and turn it into a career. And I like creating visual solutions to whatever the challenge happens to be.

Q3: What was your first job?

A: When I was in high school I taught piano to a few kids in my neighborhood. I also tutored some of them in math.

Q4: What did you want to be when you grew up?

A: A children’s book illustrator

Q5: If you won the lottery, what would be the first thing you would purchase?

Tickets to every show currently on Broadway.

Q6: What’s your favorite song right now?

A: Wait For Me by the Original Broadway Cast of Hadestown. I just really love showtunes in general.

Q7: What is your favorite thing to do on the weekend?

I like to take my dog on long walks around the neighborhood or different hiking trails. I also enjoy having board game nights with my friends. We all tend to get very competitive!

Q8: What is the best advice you’ve ever received?

A: In order to get, you have to give.

Q9: If you could have one superpower, what would it be?

A: The ability to absorb and retain knowledge. For example, touch a book and instantly have it memorized, touch a person and instantly have their skills.

Q10: What app or piece of tech can’t you live without?

A: My iPhone. I refresh Twitter way too often.