Learn to use the most popular UX design tool

Workshop: Intro to Figma for Content Designers

In this 2-hour session, you'll learn to handle text, manage layers, and collaborate like a pro.

Price: $200

“Really nice flow of content! As someone who had never even opened Figma before the workshop, I felt like each section was a good building block to having a better understanding as the workshop went on.”

Upcoming sessions

January 19, Thursday

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm PST (UTC-8)
4:00 pm- 6:00 pm CST (UTC-6)
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm EST (UTC-5)
9:00 am – 11:00 am AEDT (UTC+11) (Friday, January 20)

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Why take the Intro to Figma workshop?

In this hands-on workshop you'll learn to:

  • Understand tools and panels for manipulating design elements
  • Add, edit, and style text
  • Create new frames, layers, and shape containers
  • Add flare like drop shadows and borders
  • Group elements to create simple components
  • File sharing, commenting, and collaborating with coworkers
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You'll leave with:

  • A working knowledge of Figma 
  • A starter Figma file with fun, challenging exercises
  • New pieces for your portfolio
  • Confidence in your ability to keep up with your design team!

Get to know your instructor: Sammie Spector

Sammie Spector
Sammie is a Senior UX Writer for Vogue at Condé Nast and is based in New York City. She previously worked on Bon Appétit, Vanity Fair, Pitchfork, and the account management flow responsible for 20+ million reader accounts. Sammie is also a UXCC course instructor and mentor.

Details for your session

Workshop format

The workshop includes 2 hours of instruction and exercises. It’s a pretty typical format, with lectures followed by breakout practice sessions.

At the end of the workshop, we’ll go through your practice work to share learnings and insights. The instructor will provide feedback and answer any questions you might have about anything we covered.

If you have more questions about workshops from UX Content Collective, please reach out to info@uxcontent.com.

Requirements

Participants should download Figma and create an account ahead of the session. You’ll also need:

  • A computer with the latest version of Chrome
  • A second monitor is useful (but not required) so you can watch and practice at the same time
  • A broadband internet connection
  • Fluent English reading and writing proficiency
  • Some familiarity with UX writing and methods
  • A quiet space and a creative mind!
If your team is small, fewer than 10 people, you can sign up for one of the sessions listed. If you’d like to schedule on a specific day or time for a larger team, 10 people or more, we can arrange that! Reach out and let us know what you need.

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