Allison Shaw

Lead Prod Designer
Zendesk

Allison is a senior product designer with more than 10 years of experience across consumer and enterprise tech. She has a passion for design systems and a knack for shipping products with major impact for both customers and bottom lines. Currently, she leads design for Zendesk’s design system, with a focus on accessibility, design tooling, documentation, and design/engineering collaboration. Previously, she drove the customer experience on Thumbtack, helped grow a world wide audience at Twitter, and led the design of Yelp.com. Allison hails from the East Coast, and earned her MFA in Interaction Design at the School of Visual Arts in New York. Besides designing products, Allison loves her wife Amy, their dog Mac, rock climbing, bike riding, and all kinds of noodles. You can find her all over the web as @allisonacs.



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