Design Systems and DesignOps
10 hours over 3 segments: October 12-14, 2020
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Who’s teaching and what they’ll cover
Design Systems and DesignOpswith Dan MallFounder and CEO of SuperFriendlySign up to be notified of future events.
You might already be familiar with the “components” part of design systems, but what comes next? How are design systems best used by team members other than designers and engineers like product managers and content creators? What’s the best way to get them used by as many people as is appropriate? Who shouldn’t use a design system? What should success metrics look like? SuperFriendly founder and CEO Dan Mall will walk you through common design system pitfalls, how to avoid and escape them, and all the other intermediate-level stuff that everyone’s asking to help you see how they apply to your specific organization.
DesignOps folks and design managers that want a deeper understanding of design systems better in order to better support their teams
- Understanding optimal workflows for creating, using, and maintaining design systems
- Defining specific and actionable success metrics—ways to know if a design system is helping or hurting your teams
- Strengthening your arguments for the appropriate level of resourcing and budget an organization should be devoting to a design system
About the instructor
DAN MALL is a creative director and advisor from Philly. He’s the founder and CEO of SuperFriendly, a design collaborative that helps in-house teams make better digital products with design systems. Dan is an enthralled husband & dad, author of Pricing Design, and co-founder of SuperBooked, a service that helps you find work with a little help from your friends. He writes about design and other issues on Twitter and on his industry-recognized site, danmall.me.
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