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Introduction to Figma: Creating Digital Prototypes

Class Code Date Delivery Method Cost
  • Thu Jun 20, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Live Online - 1 session $300

Most Technology Training classes will be delivered online until further notice.

Before each sesson, Tech Training will provide a Zoom link for live online classes, along with any required class materials.


This introduction to Figma class will give you the skills you need for UI/UX design, rapid prototyping, brainstorming ideas, and building projects collaboratively, creatively and efficiently.

No formal course prerequisites are required, however a Figma account is required to enable access during the class. 

Learning Objectives:

  • To learn the basics of UI/UX design and prototyping
  • To learn how to use Figma to create interactive prototype designs collaboratively and creatively
  • To learn the various components and tools within Figma to work efficiently and creatively

In this introductory class, the topics covered include:

  • Intro to UX/UI design including wireframes and Journey Maps
  • Creating new Figma files
  • Creating Pages
  • Working with Frames
  • Staying organized using Layers
  • Working with keyboard shortcuts
  • Drawing and editing Shapes
  • Adding and Formatting Text
  • Working with Text Styles
  • Working with Components
  • Creating interactivity with Prototyping
  • Importing and managing images
  • Creating Buttons and Links
  • Exporting and Sharing
  • Working with the Figma Community
David Casuto

David Casuto is a 20-year veteran in the fields of software training, curriculum design, and training facilitation.

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