Designing with Developers in Mind (and Vice Versa)

by Megan Pekarek and Ben Wood | at Minnebar 17 | 1:00 – 1:45 in Harriet | View Schedule

Collaboration between developers and designers is crucial for creating successful and effective digital products. In this talk, we will explore how Figma can help bridge the gap between these two roles, allowing for smoother and more efficient collaboration. We will discuss various ways designers and developers can keep design files and code bases in sync. We’ll also discuss strategies for overcoming some common challenges that can arise while designing and building an ever changing product. Whether you’re a designer, developer, or both, you’ll come away from this talk with a deeper understanding of how to work collaboratively with your colleagues and create awesome stuff. See you there!


Megan Pekarek

Frontend Developer dipping an occasional toe in Design at Livefront

Ben Wood

Ben is a Creative Director at Livefront. With over a decade of design experience, he has collaborated with organizations ranging from startups and small businesses to large corporations like Google, UnitedHealth Group, Cargill, Medtronic, 3M, and Mattel. His focus is on balancing the kind of artful design that leaves a lasting brand impression with human-centered design methodologies that foster the creation of effortless user experiences. He believes building personal relationships is a critical component of leadership and that cross-discipline collaboration is a prerequisite for creating great work.