Get Started with Figma

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Coursera Project Network
In this Free Guided Project, you will:

Create a Figma account and learn about some of the main features of Figma.

Add pages to the frame in Figma.

Develop a plan for how to collaborate with your team, share the design and learn about the levels of access to grant in Figma.

Showcase this hands-on experience in an interview

Clock1.5 hours
BeginnerBeginner-friendly
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

Figma is a web-based graphics editing and user interface design app that works on your browser. What does that really mean? You can access your projects from multiple devices without installing software. You and others can work on the same file in real-time taking the project from brainstorming to prototypes. You can use Figma to design briefs, create storyboards, reduce complexity on web sites and even design your CV or resume all while collaborating with others in real time! By the end of this project, you will go through the steps to learn about the application to develop a web page or homepage for your own app.

Requirements

User design knowledge is helpful but not required.

Skills you will develop

User Interface Design (UI Design)Web DesignDesign PatternDesign ThinkingApplication Design

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Create a Figma account and learn about some of the main features of Figma.

  2. Start to design the app in Figma by learning about wire frames.

  3. Learn how to access and use a component library in Figma.

  4. Add pages to the frame in Figma.

  5. Develop a plan for how to collaborate with your team, share the design and learn about the levels of access to grant in Figma.

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

Frequently asked questions

Frequently Asked Questions

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