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Featherstone & Friends: Scaling Up Accessibility at Shopify

Devon Persing and Scott Vinkle from the accessibility team at Shopify join us to chat about the challenges when implementing accessibility across a large organization.

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Featherstone & Friends: Accessibility and Design Systems

Original Presentation: June 11, 2020 Design Systems help us drive better products to market faster. By pulling out well-designed components for reuse on future products.

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Featherstone & Friends: Inclusive Design and Color

Special guest Geri Coady – self described color-obsessed illustrator and designer, and the author of Pocket Guide to Color Accessibility, and Color Accessibility Workflows – joins Chief Experience Officer Derek Featherstone to chat about how design can be beautiful AND accessible, and best practices for choosing an accessible color palette.

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Featherstone & Friends: Designing & Developing Responsive Pages

Derek and special guest Ethan Marcotte explore the benefits of responsive web design for people with disabilities and some of the biggest areas in RWD where accessibility can slip through the cracks.

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Featherstone & Friends: AODA Facts & Figures You Need to Know in 2020

Derek and special guest Monica Ackermann, Director of Global Digital Accessibility at Scotiabank, discuss AODA requirements for websites, training, compliance reporting, and related deadlines.

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Featherstone & Friends: The Current State of Web Animations with Val Head of Adobe

Derek sits down with Val Head, Senior Design Advocate at Adobe and author of Designing Interface Animation, to chat about the latest trends in web animation and best practices for accessibility.

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