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Lessons from design leaders: Design and development collaboration

James Ferguson, Mayra Vega–hosted by Aarron Walter

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Successful products aren’t created by design or development alone. A collaborative relationship between designers and developers is key to creating great products. We hear it all the time, but what does that really mean?

Join design leaders James Ferguson, Senior Design Manager at Skyscanner, and Mayra Vega at Pivotal Labs, for a conversation all about the relationship between designers and developers. Alongside host Aarron Walter, you’ll learn why it’s important to create a solid relationship between designers and developers, how to bring development into the process early, ways for building empathy between both teams, and much more.

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James Ferguson

James is a senior design leader and manager at Skyscanner. He focuses on scaling design and engineering through DesignOps, design systems, and tooling.

Mayra Vega

Mayra is a Product Design Manager at Pivotal Labs SF where she helps startups and enterprises transform their culture and grow their user-centered, lean product development processes. As a manager, she also supports the growth and development of the Pivotal design practice.

Aarron Walter

Currently the VP of Design Education at InVision, Aarron previously founded the UX practice at MailChimp. He is the author of Principles of Product Design and co-author of Design Leadership Handbook on DesignBetter.Co, and the bestselling book Designing for Emotion, from A Book Apart.