About the team

What is the Design Team?

The design group is focused on designing the user interface and experience of WordPress. 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?

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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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 SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/. 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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Our week

Day of weekActivity
MondayTriage: coreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress./metaMeta Meta is a term that refers to the inside workings of a group. For us, this is the team that works on internal WordPress sites like WordCamp Central and Make WordPress.
TuesdayTriage: GutenbergGutenberg The Gutenberg project is the new Editor Interface for WordPress. The editor improves the process and experience of creating new content, making writing rich content much simpler. It uses ‘blocks’ to add richness rather than shortcodes, custom HTML etc. https://wordpress.org/gutenberg/
TuesdayPost: meeting agenda
WednesdayWeekly design meeting
ThursdayWeekly design meeting notes
FridayPost: this week in Gutenberg design

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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. Here is an agenda workflow. Here are some steps on how to facilitate a meeting.

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

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The design team has a Figma account which is due for donated to the project and due for renewal in December 2020.

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