Fueling innovative software
July 15-18, 2019
Portland, OR

Building consistent cross-platform interfaces

Danny Banks (Amazon)
5:05pm5:45pm Thursday, July 18, 2019
Product Management and Design
Location: D138-140
Secondary topics:  Customer Centered
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Who is this presentation for?

  • Designers, mobile developers, and frontend developers




When building interfaces, it can be challenging to keep styles consistent across multiple platforms, devices, teams, and codebases. Design tokens are a single source of truth that provide a way to share design and style information anywhere.

Danny Banks how to use design tokens to synchronize your styles and create consistency and reliability across any platform, device, framework, or tool.

Prerequisite knowledge

  • A basic understanding of UI design and development

What you'll learn

  • Learn the importance of having a single abstraction to store style information so that any platform can use the same styling
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Danny Banks


Danny Banks is the senior design technologist, a UX designer, and frontend developer at Amazon on the Amazon Seller mobile application. His focus is on building design/component libraries and object-oriented design. He built the Style Dictionary build system for future-proof cross-platform styles.