Hands-on Workshop on Designing Accessible Digital Products

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Rethink Workshop Venue

349 Precita Avenue

San Francisco, CA 94110

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Get hands-on experience with inclusive design workflows and techniques, as well as access to individualized coaching from the trainer.

About this Event

Accessibility is becoming a crucial element in the process of designing good products. Join us for a full day - a masterclass in product accessibility with Allison Shaw, Senior Manager Design Systems @ Zendesk.

This one day workshop will help you to

  • Understand what accessibility is, who it affects, and why is it critical for all companies, at all stages, all phases.
  • Give you practical, hands-on experience with inclusive product design workflows and techniques to guide you to create and incorporate accessibility standards into your own products and process.
  • Give you access to individualized coaching from the instructor so that you can build the skills to improve accessibility across your product suite.
  • Provide a toolset, including software, plugins, principles, and best practices to help you practice accessible design every day.
  • Give you the vocabulary you need to be able to talk about and evangelize for accessibility with your cross-functional partners.

About the trainer

Allison Shaw // Senior Manager, Design Systems // Zendesk

Allison has a passion for design systems and a knack for shipping products with major impact for both customers and bottom lines. Currently, she leads design for Zendesk’s Garden Design System, with a focus on accessibility, design tooling, documentation, and design/engineering collaboration. Previously, she drove the customer experience on Thumbtack, helped grow a world wide audience at Twitter, and led the design of Yelp.com. Allison hails from the East Coast, and earned her MFA in Interaction Design at the School of Visual Arts in New York. Besides designing products, Allison loves her wife Amy, their dog Mac, rock climbing, bike riding, and all kinds of noodles. You can find her all over the web as @allisonacs.

Who is this workshop for?

This workshop is aimed at product designers or engineers with 3+ years of experience in the product design field. If you are not a designer but you have an interest in front-end development or web accessibility you are welcome to join.

No previous accessibility experience required.

What to bring?

  • Please bring your laptop (with your design software of choice already installed).
  • Come prepared with a design project you would like to audit for accessibility.

Note: Breakfast snacks, lunch, coffee, non-alcoholic drinks will be provided during the workshop.

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Conference

Join our Conference on September 26th - the day after the Workshop. Ticket price of the Workshop does not include access to the conference. Please purchase a separate ticket here.

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Refunds Policy

If you can no longer make it you may transfer your ticket to someone else, or we can help you with a refund:

  • Within one week of registration: Registration is 100% refundable.

  • Between one week of registration and one month before event: We'll refund 50% of your registration fee.

  • One month before event: Registration is non-refundable.

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Rethink Workshop Venue

349 Precita Avenue

San Francisco, CA 94110

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Refund Policy

Contact the organizer to request a refund.

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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