Jina created her first style guide in 2004. She has grown to be a designer, developer, writer, and speaker on design systems ever since. At Salesforce, she is lead designer on the Lightning Design System. She also created the Design Systems Slack, which led her to start the newly formed San Francisco Design Systems Coalition. Recently, she organized Clarity, the first ever design systems conference.
Additionally, she is active in the Sass community. She leads the Sass brand and website. She was a tech editor for Dan Cederholm's Sass for Web Designers. She organizes The Mixin, a front end meet up which has hosted talks by some of the most prominent members of the CSS/Sass community, and recently took ownership of Sass News.
Previously, Jina has worked at companies including Apple, GitHub, Engine Yard, and Crush + Lovely. She coauthored two books, Fancy Form Design and The Art & Science of CSS. She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Memphis College of Art and is very slowly working on her Master of Fine Arts from Academy of Art University.
Jina likes interior design, dark and vintage fashion, traveling, fancy food, whisky, cigars, wine, Batman, and cats. Her side project, Art in My Coffee, is a curated gallery of coffee art.