Victoria Kirst

Now: Engineer at Browser
Then: VP of Engineering at Glitch, Engineer at Google; Lecturer at Stanford CS
BS & MS in CS, University of Washington


Hello, I'm Victoria! I'm just your average state machine, operating in New York City.

I'm great at making good useful things! Trying to make more good useless things.


I generally believe we should be building software that does not, as a side effect, lead to the downfall of human civilization. Sometimes it happens by accident. In those situations, fix or destroy it.

I am proud of these things

every piece of software I've ever shipped

Spring 2017 Web Programming Course at Stanford

My teaching statement

This fanart of Count von Count in a hanbok

This fanart of an ojisan

Shark Tank Zine

hamster chat

Other things


things I love, 2019

things I am not particularly proud of

why I quit google again, part 1 & part 2

bezier tool – by popular demand I can never take down this link

Find me

glitch, twitter, github, linkedin,

Contact me


This lovely shade of blue (#3191e7) is from 17vivid palette.