About the team

What is the Design Team? What is the Design Team?

The design group is focused on the designing and developing the user interface. It’s a home for designers and UXers alike. There are regular discussions about mockups, design, and user testing.

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How to get involved? How to get involved?

Are you interested in joining the Design Team? Great! The team is open to anyone who wants to help out, and the process is simple. If you would like to join the team here is a useful guide.

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Communication Communication

The Make WordPress Design blog is where you’ll find meeting agendas and summaries and occasionally other topics.

We communicate during meetings and asynchronously in the Slack design channel. This is the best way to contact the team.

You can also view our Trello Board to get an overview of the major topics for the Design Team.

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Meeting Structure Meeting Structure

Meetings follow this typical structure. Being able to copy and paste the basic meeting structure will make generating and posting agendas easier and more consistent.

Both the agendas and meeting summary notes are linked from Make WordPress Design.

Housekeeping Housekeeping

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Triage Inbox Triage Inbox

See Inbox column on Trello board. Calls for design made via the Make blog, Slack, etc. should be transferred to Inbox each week, along with any new cards that need to be acknowledged.
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Calls for design Calls for design

See Calls for Design column on Trello board. Anything to be archived? Follow up on in-progress cards, etc.
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Items labeled ready to be a meeting topic Items labeled ready to be a meeting topic

Filter Trello board for ‘meeting’ label which means that some work has gone into the card, and we have enough detail to make a decision on it.
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Requests to review existing tickets Requests to review existing tickets

Typically from Trac or GitHub
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If time allows, follow-up on older cards If time allows, follow-up on older cards

Filter Trello board for ‘needs discussion’ label. If none, triage any Trello cards that are not yet owned.
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