RGD Webinar: Design System Fundamentals: Building Blocks for Effective Design

Presented by Michael Carrick and Philippe Gommes. Moderated by Magued Hanna RGD.


Design System Fundamentals: Building Blocks for Effective Design

This webinar provides a more detailed breakdown of the building blocks that make up design systems. We'll explore the core elements of design systems and how they contribute to the overall system. Listeners will gain a deeper understanding of how to use design systems to create efficient design workflows. Possible sub-topics: 
  • Onboarding and Training
  • Design Principles
  • Design Tokens (colors, typography, etc.)
  • Design Components, Modules, and Templates
  • Design Guidelines and Documentation



Michael Carrick, CEO & Co-founder of XDS | Experience Design Systems Inc.

Michael leads a group of talented user-centric UX designers, researchers and visual designers who specialize in helping their partners create beautifully connected experiences. Michael understands how to create impactful, reusable and technology-driven tools that help designers and developers to deliver experiences at the intersection of people, business and technology needs. He brings two decades of expertise designing and developing digital experiences for industry leaders in Financial, Government, Retail, Insurance and Artificial Intelligence sectors. 

Philippe Gommes, CTO & Co-founder of XDS | Experience Design Systems Inc.
Phil helps organizations elevate their development maturity level by adopting more sophisticated development practices and empowering developers to work more efficiently. Phil has over a decade of experience in front-end engineering and full-stack development. 


Moderated by:

Magued Hanna RGD

A creative leader with over 20 years of strategic management and hands-on expertise, Magued built his career on designing insight-based, accessible products and experiences that engage, convert, and retain diverse audiences. Along the way, he grows and nurtures world-class design teams and cultures, fostering collaboration and cross-functional alignment. As one of only a few UX Master-certified professionals in Canada, he creates and scales cohesive, innovative omnichannel ecosystems, including the successful development of multiple company-wide design systems.



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