Strengthening Design Systems and Communications with Accessibility

Class description

At Vox Media, we encourage teams to push past the belief that building inclusive products can use limits beautiful or effective design. As a matter of fact, our strongest, most scalable systems were created by adhering to a set of accessibility guidelines. We want to share with you how accessibility improves design concepts and scalable systems, how to use accessibility to your advantage as a decision maker, and how to get your team excited about learning more.

Speaker

Courtney Leonard

Date

May 17th, 2017

Time

4:00 pm-5:30 pm

Class level

Beginner

Class type

Lecture

Track

Design & Usability

Prerequisites

Basic knowledge of UX and visual design systems

Take Aways

How to educate design teams and stakeholders on basic accessibility and get them excited about learning more, how to provide them with specific tools to make it easier for daily implementation, how to use accessibility guidelines in decision-making processes, and how to use accessibility to strengthen scalable branding systems.

Location

Room TH 203