Get Started with Figma

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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.

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1.5 hours
Beginner-friendly
No download needed
Split-screen video
English
Desktop 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 Design

  • Design Pattern

  • Design Thinking

  • Application 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

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Frequently Asked Questions

Because your workspace contains a cloud desktop that is sized for a laptop or desktop computer, Guided Projects are not available on your mobile device.

Guided Project instructors are subject matter experts who have experience in the skill, tool or domain of their project and are passionate about sharing their knowledge to impact millions of learners around the world.

You can download and keep any of your created files from the Guided Project. To do so, you can use the “File Browser” feature while you are accessing your cloud desktop.

At the top of the page, you can press on the experience level for this Guided Project to view any knowledge prerequisites. For every level of Guided Project, your instructor will walk you through step-by-step.

Yes, everything you need to complete your Guided Project will be available in a cloud desktop that is available in your browser.

You'll learn by doing through completing tasks in a split-screen environment directly in your browser. On the left side of the screen, you'll complete the task in your workspace. On the right side of the screen, you'll watch an instructor walk you through the project, step-by-step.