Building a Design System Architecture That Scales
Join us for an open conversation about creating and maintaining a coherent design system that can scale with the growing business and teams. Hear how companies like Airbnb, Lyft, Google, Pinterest, Figma, or Stripe approach developing, cohesive and consistent systems inside their companies and optimize processes to keep their design and engineering teams aligned.
A carefully curated talk series will feature a mix of keynotes and focused experiences on design systems and design methods all aimed at providing actionable insights to product design leads, engineers, and their teams.
DESIGN SYSTEMS MANAGER AT GITHUB
Diana is a designer based in Brooklyn, NY. She specializes in design systems, and has a background in user-centered design. She currently works at GitHub and leads their design systems team - the team responsible for building and maintaining GitHub’s design system, Primer.
In her spare time she organizes the NYC chapter of the Design Systems Coalition, and writes and speaks about design, code, and working with people.
Design Lead at AirBnB
Karri is a Finnish entrepreneur and technically minded designer driving systematic thinking through design. He is currently leading the design systems work at Airbnb in San Francisco.
Prior, Karri designed and directed design at at bitcoin company Coinbase, co-founded Y Combinator backed social knowledge management company Kippt and tech education non-profit Rails Girls.
Design Manager at Lyft
Linda is currently managing the design systems team at Lyft. Formerly, she worked on the Apple design prototype team where she designed and prototyped new experiences for iOS, Mac, and AppleTV while collaborating with designers and engineers across all of Apple's departments.
Among other things, she invented conceptual user interfaces for Apple's experimental hardware such as the Apple Pencil experience.
Head of Design at Stripe
Malthe currently works on growing and leading the design team at Stripe. Before joining Stripe, Malthe was the VP of Product at Rdio, and before that he was the Creative Director at Skype.
Malthe has over 20 years experience in strategic and visual brand building and product development on a world wide scale as well as developing and managing teams working on user experience, interaction design, creative design.
Interaction Designer at Google
Jessica is a product designer based in San Francisco, currently working as an interaction designer on Analytics at Google. She also teaches prototyping classes for different disciplines internally at Google.
Previously, she was a Senior Product Designer at Huge, and a designer at Teehan+Lax. Coming from an agency background, she was able to design both consumer and enterprise systems, services, and internal tools for a wide variety of industries from fashion, fitness, food and beverage, financial, telecommunications, to building interactive environments.
Design Manager at Figma
Noah is currently leading the design team at Figma. Before that he led the design team at ClassPass in NYC, and the iOS Search team at Google in Mountain View. He also spent some time teaching designers to code as an advisor at Framer, and building a digital assistant for Astronauts at NASA.
He studied Human-Computer Interaction at Carnegie Mellon and is a Pittsburgh native who’s convinced it’s the most underrated city in the world.
Product Designer at Pinterest
Joey is originally from Seattle and has been San Francisco based for the last two years.
He has led Pinterest Design Systems for the past year and a half as the company has scaled rapidly being a key driver behind getting Pinterest's system from being widely unused and ignored to being the starting place for almost every design project.
Prior to that he worked for branding agencies Manual and Studio Mathews.
Design Technologist at Survey Monkey
Mike is a Design Technologist at SurveyMonkey leading their Design System team. He specializes in building tools that empower designers and engineers to collaborate better together.
Previously, he’s led systems at Quora and Twitch, and he co-founded two startups, Nvite and Cage.
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June 12th, 10:00AM-5:30Pm | at LinkedIn HQ, 222 2nd Street, San Francisco
More details coming soon. Be sure to reserve your spot to be part of this important conversation!