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Jarvis Moore, Senior Design Lead, Design Systems at Microsoft

Design systems streamline design processes by providing a cohesive set of guidelines and components that ensure product consistency, improve team collaboration, enhance efficiency and user experience. In this Master Class with Jarvis Moore, Senior Design Lead, Design Systems at Microsoft, you’ll explore the foundational building blocks and strategic approaches necessary to establish a successful design system. This session is for design systems leaders who want to build and organize a design system team effectively. You’ll discover how to conceptualize and implement the core components of a design system, as well as lead and manage a specialized team dedicated to its development and maintenance.

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  • Core systems understanding: Gain in-depth knowledge of the essential elements, such as foundations, tokens, motion, and content that form the backbone of a design system.
  • Team building and management: Learn strategies for assembling a skilled design system team, focusing on roles, responsibilities, and collaboration techniques to maximize team efficiency and cohesion.
  • Tool proficiency with Figma: Master Figma to effectively convert design concepts into digital assets and libraries, ensuring your team leverages the best practices in tool usage.
  • Effective onboarding and communication strategies: Develop and implement communication plans and onboarding processes that align your team and streamline workflow.
  • Documentation and governance: Focus on creating, organizing, and maintaining clear and comprehensive documentation, which is crucial for supporting your design system and ensuring consistency across all team outputs.

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How to Design Better Error Messages UX

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Vitaly Friedman, Senior UX Consultant, European Parliament, and Creative Lead, Smashing Magazine

Error messages are essential to create a successful user experience (UX). They guide users, offer instant feedback, and prevent mishaps. Friendly and informative, they build trust and empower users while ensuring inclusivity and satisfaction. However, many error messages fall short, being too generic or technical, and lead to frustration rather than assistance.

How can we design better error messages UX? How do we display errors in data tables? Where do we place them?

In this one-hour Master Class webinar with Vitaly Friedman, a UX Lead working with the European Parliament and the Founder of Smashing Magazine, you'll delve into error message UX details, covering form layout, live validation, disabled buttons, compatibility, and crafting effective error messages. You'll also learn techniques to improve error recovery rates and proactively minimize errors.

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  • How to display error messages in complex apps and forms.
  • How to design better validation to reduce friction and frustration.
  • Where to place error messages in a layout for tables, filters and forms.
  • How to prevent mistakes and slips with better form design.

Join this Master Class webinar to learn techniques to design better error messages, improve validation, optimize error message placement and prevent mistakes.

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