Inayaili de León

Inayaili de León

Principal Design Consultant at Make Us Proud / YLD. Design Systems & Design Ops. Design meets engineering. Wrote two books. Love naps.

Twitter: @yaili

Biographies for publication

Short biography

Inayaili de León Persson is Principal Design Consultant at Make Us Proud / YLD — a London-based digital design and engineering agency — where she leads the focus on design system and design ops. Previously, she led the team creating Canonical’s Vanilla design system. She writes well-known online publications and on her own blog, speaks at international conferences. She's the co-author of "Pro CSS for High Traffic Websites" (Apress, 2011), and author of "Moving to Responsive Web Design" (Apress, 2016). She’s Panamanian Portuguese, born in the USSR, and lives in London.

Full biography

Inayaili de León Persson is Principal Design Consultant at Make Us Proud / YLD — a London-based digital design and engineering agency — where she leads the focus on design system and design ops for a roster of high profile clients. Previously, she led the team creating Canonical’s Vanilla design system. She writes frequently for well-known online publications and on her own web design blog, and speaks at local and international web conferences and meet-ups, and currently serves on the expert panel of .net magazine, the UK's leading web design publication, and Smashing Magazine. She's the co-author of "Pro CSS for High Traffic Websites" (Apress, 2011), and author of "Moving to Responsive Web Design" (Apress, 2016). She’s Panamanian Portuguese, born in the USSR, and lives in London — her favourite city in the world.