Figma Essentials Workshop

Design and prototype your next idea in the cloud

Companies like Spotify, Netflix, Nike, and digital innovators have been using Figma to design their next mobile app, marketing website, or proof of concept.



Figma is for design work what google docs is for word processing work. We use it in almost every Design Sprint process.



All of the world’s top designers use Figma, and you have a chance to join them in the fundamentals. If you can create a square on your computer, you can learn how to take your designs to the next level in Figma.

Date

Sept 16



Time

9am–10:30am CDT



Location

Online

What to Expect

Looking for our other Mini Workshops in this series?



Explore all 6 mini workshops



Agenda

Open

Understand what you can create in Figma and when to use it.



Explore

Create a website prototype in just 45 minutes.



Close

Showcase the prototype and review other advanced features so you can start using Figma tomorrow.



Reflect

How can we all use Figma how can we all continue to get better together?

Who Should Attend?



Product Leaders

who want to make the most of maker culture and distributed teams

Entrepreneurs

who need to get better at visually communicating their ideas.

Managers

who want to impress their team with new design skills.

Design Sprinters

who want to add a new prototyping tool to their toolkit.

What You'll Learn

You will learn the essentials of Figma, today’s greatest design software tool, that designers use to make apps and websites that you love. We’ll teach you the modern paradigm of paired designing and distributed design methods, and you’ll be energized by a new and lean way to present digital interface concepts.





How You'll Learn

We can’t learn Figma without getting inside of Figma and creating! So, be ready to unleash the designer within you!

Key Takeaways

How quickly digital prototypes can be designed

The essentials of Figma and wiring up a prototype

How to present a prototype to your users

The new paradigm of cloud-based design programs



Interested in attending multiple mini workshops?



Bundle 3 mini workshops for $350 | Bundle 6 mini workshops for $600

Email tara@voltagecontrol.com for workshop bundle discount codes



About John

John is an entrepreneur and business coach. He is Chief Product Officer of Voltage Control, where we prototypes tools to help people facilitate better meetings. He enjoys designing technology through unlearning and the generous act of sonder. Prior to Voltage Control, John was Entrepreneur in Residence at Animal Ventures where he advised Fortune 100 leadership on their prototyping practices and led distributed software teams at the intersection of machine learning, robotics, and decentralized computing. John also worked directly with Google Ventures running Design Sprints and now coaches organizations how to develop rapid prototyping practices within their culture.



John is a co-author to two books with Douglas Ferguson: How To Remix Anything and Non-Obvious Guide to Magical Meetings and is an author of Time Off - a look at how modern society is burning us out, why time off and creativity will be a crucial component to the future of human work, and the solutions to help us all prioritize our “rest ethic.” John spends his leisure time farming, hosting dinner parties, and practicing Jiu Jitsu. He graduated from University of Texas at Austin and is a proud alumni of Seth Godin’s altMBA.

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Please note that photographs, video & audio recordings will be taken throughout this event. These will be used by Voltage Control for marketing and publicity in our publications, on our website and in social media, or in any third party publication. Please contact our events manager, Tara <tara@voltagecontrol.com>, if you have any concerns or if you wish to be exempted from this activity.



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