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Jina Anne
San Francisco, United States


Web Technologies

My Biography

Jina is a design systems advocate, coach, and community builder. At Opvitae, she is an advisory board member, focused on design. She has been working in the industry for over 15 years. At Amazon, Jina was Senior Design Systems Lead for a new, special projects team. At Salesforce, Jina was lead designer on the Lightning Design System. She also lead the Salesforce UX community and evangelism efforts. She was Editor-in-Chief for the Salesforce UX blog. She managed the Salesforce UX Twitter account. She organized and set up sponsorships for events, and coordinated speakers. She led the CSS architecture and style guide for the Apple Online Store. She also worked at GitHub, Engine Yard, Crush + Lovely, inferno, Oden, and Memphis Brooks Museum of Art. She consulted for W3C,, Deloitte, FedEx, and International Paper. Jina founded Clarity, the premiere Design Systems conference. She also founded the Design Systems Coalition and its inaugural San Francisco chapter. She runs the Design Systems Slack which currently has over 10,000 members. She curates the Design Systems publication on Medium. And she created the Design Systems Jobs board. Jina is on the Sass core team, where she leads the brand design and website for Sass. She organizes The Mixin (a Sass and front end meet up). And she curates Sass News. Jina co-authored Design Systems Handbook, Fancy Form Design, and The Art & Science of CSS. She was a tech editor for Sass for Web Designers and Sexy Web Design (which she also wrote the foreword for). She’s written articles for A List Apart, 24 Ways, The Pastry Box, Sitepoint, net Magazine, and Treehouse. Jina keynoted Design Systems London, Design Systems Conference Helsinki, CSS Dev Conf, and ConvergeSE. She was a featured speaker at Adobe MAX. She’s also spoken at events such as An Event Apart, Beyond Tellerand, Smashing Conference, and more. net Magazine has featured Jina several times. Print Magazine featured her as a leading San Francisco creative.