This month’s Community of Practice dove into the CMS Design System. We discussed how the design system has evolved to meet the needs of CMS, the design system as of three years ago and the updates made; along with challenges up to today and plans for the future. Scott’s presentation was a companion piece to his article in the most recent edition of theembeddedNewsletter,Maturing the CMS Design System.
What a design system is
Why a design system is important
How to get involved with the design system
Since 2004, Scott Weber has focused on improving online experiences for US citizens through the lens of design systems, front-end user experience, web standards, and accessibility.
Currently, he works for Ad Hoc as a Managing Senior UX Designer 2 : Front-end Specialist and serves as the design lead for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services design system. He has worked with various federal, state, and local governments. In addition to CMS his work includes, National Science Foundation (NSF), the Thrift Savings Program (TSP), andKentucky.gov. He is an alum of both 18F and NIC Inc. and brings a passion for web standards, human-centered design, and research.