How Spotify organises work in Figma to improve collaboration
Spotify Design recently migrated to Figma. We’re excited to open up the music box and describe how we’ve shaped the tool to suit our needs and culture at Spotify. But in this article, we’re not discussing why or how we moved. Instead, this is where we’re going to geek out over file structures.Ch
Figma - Spotify Ways of Working | We’re excited to open up the music box and describe how we’ve shaped Figma to suit our needs and ...
We’re excited to open up the music box and describe how we’ve shaped Figma to suit our needs and culture at Spotify. We hope this information will be useful for other design teams seeking more organisation for their work in Figma.
Dialling up the joy, turning down the pain: Design Ops at Spotify
Opening act My first year of heading up design ops at Spotify is nearly complete. It’s been a hell of a year figuring what this discipline means and how it works at a unique company like ours. We have designers working across multiple locations, for multiple audiences, across multiple platforms.
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Design Doesn’t Scale.
Design Doesn’t Scale is a statement that has bothered me for the last four-years. When I joined Spotify’s design team in 2012, the level of inconsistency and fragmentation shocked me. Up-close, the…
Reimagining Design Systems at Spotify
How we build design systems that fit our culture of autonomyIn November we introduced Encore, Spotify’s new approach to design systems. What’s cool about Encore is that it’s not just one thing: it’s actually a family of design systems, managed by distributed teams. In this post, we’ll share what
The Evolution of Research Operations at Spotify
Enjoy our companion playlist for this article:From Participant Recruiter to Research Ops: The Evolution of Research Operations at SpotifyNine months ago, a posting on our internal job board caught my eye: “Research Participant Recruiter.” At the time, I had been at Spotify for a year and a h
Using Service Design to Create Better, Faster, Stronger Designers
When it comes to tackling the challenges of a swiftly growing company like Spotify, service design is an essential tool. Here, senior design manager Katie Koch explains how it’s an integral part of her team’s process – strengthening designers and helping them make faster, better decisions in moments