Strengthening Design Systems and Communications with Accessibility

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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.


Courtney Leonard


May 17th, 2017


4:00 pm-5:30 pm

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Design & Usability


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.


Room TH 203

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