Ketiga anggota tersebut adalah Rico Zorkendorfer, Daniele De Luliis, dan Julian Honig yang telah bekerja lebih dari satu dekade.
Melansir dari Wall Street Journal, kepergian 3 anggota tersebut memberikan pengaruh yang cukup besar bagi tim desain.
Mr. Jobs put the design group at the nexus of Apple’s product development process and lavished attention on the team, visiting it almost daily to see its latest work on new products. The combination of the ID team’s elevated status inside Apple and Mr. Jobs’s treatment helped create a group that worked and socialized together, becoming so tight that only a few members of the team left in more than a decade, according to some of these people.
Stock grants made the designers millionaires as Apple became the world’s most valuable company. Many were able to afford second and even third homes.