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Wednesday, June 24 • 11:30am - 12:00pm
Design Systems Aren’t Hard - Dustin Younse, Indeed

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Design systems aren’t hard.
But they are complex.
And they’re also hard.

Design systems are often thought of in terms of the visible parts - a Sketch file, a repository of React code, a documentation website. But these are only the artifacts of the system. A design system is actually the thinking and the decision making and the principles of your organization. Producing the artifacts is the easy part - maintaining the institutional value of the design system is the hard part.

In this talk we’ll dive into the lessons I’ve learned during my time working on a large design system for a fast growing company. Hopefully we can help you avoid some of the common pitfalls and enjoy the quiet satisfaction of working on a design system so successful no one ever thinks twice about it.

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Dustin Younse

Design Technologist, Indeed
Dustin, a 4th grade LOGO Programming champion, discovered View Source in 1997, and has been making websites ever since. After a decade of working and speaking in the Drupal community, he has found a new home as a Design Technologist. He spends his time working at the intersection... Read More →

Wednesday June 24, 2020 11:30am - 12:00pm CDT
Room 3
  Application Development and APIs