Senior Design Technologist at First American
Mar 2021 — Present
- Primary manager and contributor to the Ignite Design System for the Ignite family of applications — including oversight and support of direction and processes of the design system.
- Contribution of design token, pattern, and component design, (Angular) front-end production code, and documentation to the design system’s UI kit, component library, and Storybook respectively.
- Established design and coding best practices for product design and engineering team to help scale design and increase velocity for business initiatives.
- Evangelization of design systems, systems design thinking, and tool support for designers and engineers.
- Created a new color system with more hue variations for flexible pairings that better meet WCAG 2.1 accessibility contrast standards.
- Created a design token system using a layered structure to better support the component library and applications.
- Converted the Ignite Design System Sketch UI kit to a Figma library UI kit and supported new Figma designers in the Sketch-to-Figma migration.