Auditing Design Systems for Accessibility - axe-con 2021

Design systems are a crucial part of building accessible experiences. Each atom, molecule, and organism we create in our systems affects our ability to scale upwards and meet disabled people’s needs. In this session, learn how to audit components for accessibility issues from design to code using plugins, best practices, and testing tools. Walk away from this session empowered to make your design systems accessible sooner.

About the speaker: Anna E. Cook, Senior Product Designer, Recurly. Preferred Pronoun: She/Her Anna E. Cook is a Senior Product Designer that specializes in building inclusive experiences. With over eight years of experience, Anna is dedicated to creating scalable systems to support accessible practices across product teams, from design to quality assurance. Anna is currently pursuing a Master’s of Science at ATLAS CU-Boulder, furthering her ambition to create inclusive experiences in complex technological landscapes.

00:00 Auditing Design Systems for Accessibility 38:07 Q&A

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