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I HAVE NO IDEA WHAT I'M DOING

I HAVE NO IDEA WHAT I'M DOING

A story about starting a design system for Justworks presented in the form of a lightning talk for the Design Systems Coalition NYC meetup covering documentation.

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Tom Takigayama

May 11, 2017
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  1. 4 Mistakes

  2. I HAVE NO IDEA WHAT I’M DOING A story about

    starting a design system Tom Takigayama Product Design Lead @ Justworks
  3. What is Justworks? An all-in-one solution offering benefits, HR support,

    compliance, and payroll for small to medium sized companies.
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  5. Justworks.com/careers

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  7. Full disclosure This was my first rodeo I’ve made mistake

    I’ve learned
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  13. Mistake #1 Thinking that someone else’s solutions were the answers

    to our problems.
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  19. Mistake #2 Focusing on the delivery and not the package

    we were delivering.
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  29. It’s not perfect...

  30. Mistake #3 Not documenting principals

  31. Why? How?

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  33. I HAVE NO IDEA WHAT I’M DOING

  34. I HAVE SOME IDEA WHAT I’M DOING

  35. Thank you!