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EP 87 - Design Systems with Alex Wilson

Product for Product Management

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Episode  ·  38:35  ·  Sep 13, 2023


Have you ever been told that you need a Design System for your product and you had no idea what it is? Here is your chance to learn!In this episode we met with Alex Wilson, AVP, Design System Engineering Lead at T. Rowe Price, who has built a Design System from the ground up. Dealing with some corporate resistance, and starting the Design System as a grassroots project within the organization, Alex with his team and peers were able to successfully build and iterate on such a system, and propagate it throughout the company. This in turn helped different design and development teams in building better cohesive and similarly designed products, creating value to their clients and users with consistency in their usability.In this episode you will learn:What a Design System is?What are the components of a Design System?How does a Design System help in building products?What does it take to build a Design System?The challenges: getting an approval to invest in building a Design System, and adoptionAre there any existing Design Systems out there we can adopt?Which tools are used to build a Design System?What mistakes to avoid when building a Design System?One piece of advice a team that want to start building a Design SystemAnd much more!You can connect with Alex at:LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/alex-wilson-mba-b2b46752/X: @CodebyalexYou can find the podcast’s page, and connect with Matt and Moshe on Linkedin:Product for Product Podcast - linkedin.com/company/product-for-product-podcastMatt Green - linkedin.com/in/mattgreenanalytics/Moshe Mikanovsky - linkedin.com/in/mikanovsky/Note: any views mentioned in the podcast are the sole views of our hosts and guests, and do not represent the products mentioned in any way.Please leave us a review and feedback ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

38m 35s  ·  Sep 13, 2023

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