Keynote Spotlight

Jina Anne

Senior Design Systems Lead at Amazon

Biography

Jina is a design systems lead, advocate, and community builder. She organizes Clarity, the first Design Systems conference. She founded the San Francisco Design Systems Coalition (which now has chapters in New York and London, and more on the way). She created and moderates the Design Systems Slack and the Design Systems publication on Medium. She maintains the design and website for Sass. She organizes The Mixin (a Sass and front end meet up). She also curates Sass News.
She co-wrote the Design Systems Handbook, Fancy Form Design, and The Art & Science of CSS. She was a tech editor for Sass for Web Designers (by Dan Cederholm) and Sexy Web Design (by Elliot Jay Stocks). She has written articles for publications including A List Apart, 24 Ways, The Pastry Box, Sitepoint, net Magazine, and Treehouse. She has spoken at many conferences including Adobe MAX, An Event Apart, and Beyond Tellerand.
She currently is working at Amazon working on a design system for a new product coming soon. At Salesforce, Jina was lead designer on the Lightning Design System. Previously, she has worked at companies including Apple, GitHub, Engine Yard, Crush + Lovely, inferno, Oden, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art. Through agencies and consulting has worked on projects including W3C WAI, Mass.gov, Deloitte, and FedEx. She has been said to be one of the most cheerful goths.