Camp Contributions

There are so many ways designers can contribute to Open Source! My colleague Scott Evans outlines his fantastic work on WordCamp Europe in this great post 🙂


When you sit down and think about how to contribute to WordPress as a designer, your first thought is most likely: ‘How can I work on the core software using the skills I have?’.

In the WordPress community we are lucky that there are plenty of opportunities for designers to get involved that don’t involve code, trac tickets or a love for UI/UX design. This year alone there will be 106 of these opportunities.

Volunteers on stage at WordCamp Europe Photo by Florian Ziegler

For the last five years I have been involved with organising WordCamps and volunteered my time as a designer. This year I was fortunate to be part of the team responsible for organising the largest WordCamp on the planet. WordCamp Europe 2017.

Given the size of this WordCamp, we created our own mini design team of six people to tackle the wide range of tasks that we faced. The team…

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