Allison Shaw

Allison Shaw
Senior Design Manager

Event participation

Founder of Clarity


Allison has a passion for accessible design systems and a knack for shipping products with major impact for both customers and bottom lines. Currently, she leads Zendesk’s Platform UI team, which includes the Garden Design System and the Product Design Architect group, and sponsors major accessibility initiatives company-wide. She also teaches product design workshops on accessibility around the Bay Area. 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 noodles of any kind. You can find her all over the web as @allisonacs.