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What To Expect When You're Expecting A Design System

What To Expect When You're Expecting A Design System

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Colin Lord

July 29, 2021
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  1. What To Expect When You’re Expecting A Design System

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  3. COLIN LORD That Conference 2021 colin@kt4atl.com @colinlord 3 Hi y’all!

    I’m from Nashville, Tennessee. I’m Colin Lord
  4. COLIN LORD That Conference 2021 colin@kt4atl.com @colinlord 4 SmileDirectClub Front-End

    Team Lead
  5. COLIN LORD That Conference 2021 colin@kt4atl.com @colinlord 5 Web Physical

    Stores Emails iOS and Android Needed Literally Everywhere
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  8. COLIN LORD That Conference 2021 colin@kt4atl.com @colinlord 8

  9. COLIN LORD That Conference 2021 colin@kt4atl.com @colinlord 9 What is

    a design system anyway?
  10. COLIN LORD That Conference 2021 colin@kt4atl.com @colinlord 10 If you

    don’t have both creative and engineering aligned when you start, this will fail.
  11. COLIN LORD That Conference 2021 colin@kt4atl.com @colinlord 11 Where To

    Start
  12. COLIN LORD That Conference 2021 colin@kt4atl.com @colinlord 12 Most design

    systems don’t fail because of tech or design issues. They fail because of people issues.
  13. COLIN LORD That Conference 2021 colin@kt4atl.com @colinlord 13 Get people

    excited about the bene fi ts.
  14. COLIN LORD That Conference 2021 colin@kt4atl.com @colinlord 14 Holiday Branding

  15. COLIN LORD That Conference 2021 colin@kt4atl.com @colinlord 15 Burning Matches

  16. COLIN LORD That Conference 2021 colin@kt4atl.com @colinlord 16 Everybody is

    hyped. What now?
  17. COLIN LORD That Conference 2021 colin@kt4atl.com @colinlord 17 Burning Matches

  18. COLIN LORD That Conference 2021 colin@kt4atl.com @colinlord 18 What should

    go into my design system fi rst?
  19. COLIN LORD That Conference 2021 colin@kt4atl.com @colinlord 19 Scope creep

    with a button
  20. COLIN LORD That Conference 2021 colin@kt4atl.com @colinlord 20 Let’s look

    at Storybook already.
  21. COLIN LORD That Conference 2021 colin@kt4atl.com @colinlord 21 The code

    was the easy part. Honestly.
  22. COLIN LORD That Conference 2021 colin@kt4atl.com @colinlord 22 My team

    is hiring! (Remote friendly)
  23. COLIN LORD That Conference 2021 colin@kt4atl.com @colinlord 23 Q&A