Join us at Etsy HQ (https://goo.gl/maps/uBtCr8cLJ9w) (Use the 55 Prospect Street entrance) for the next Design Systems Coalition meetup on Thursday, March 23rd! The topic for the next meetup will be brand design systems that scale.
We'll have 3 speakers giving 10 minute talks with a Q&A session after, and plenty of time to social and chat with other design systems enthusiasts. Our speakers are:
- Marco Suarez (https://twitter.com/MarcoSuarez) is a Staff Product Designer at Etsy (https://www.etsy.com/) where he supports their products through design systems. Marco is also the owner of Methodical Coffee, a specialty coffee shop and roaster. He lives in the small but not too small city of Greenville, SC with his wife and two daughters.
- Sophie Shepherd (https://twitter.com/sophshepherd) is a design manager at GitHub (https://github.com/). She works on both the creative and design systems teams, at the intersection of CSS, marketing, and brand. Prior to this, she was a Senior Designer at Ushahidi, an open-source, non-profit software company and Happy Cog, a client-services agency. When not designing, she enjoys cooking, growing backyard vegetables, riding her bike, road trips, and camping.
- Will Miner (http://www.williamminer.com/) is the Senior Director of UX at 2U (http://2u.com). He maintains 2U's design system and leads the product design and user research teams. Prior to 2U, he worked as a Senior Human Factors Engineer at Intel.
**Talks will start at 7pm**
Snacks and beverages provided, thanks to our hosts!
The new Etsy office is a fantastic space, check out these photos: