Figma Fusion Saturdays

ISBAT University Kampala, Plot 11A Lugogo By-Pass, Kampala

Embark on a 5-week journey with GDSC's "Figma Fusion Saturdays" series. From foundational skills to real-time collaboration, prototyping brilliance, and design system mastery, each week offers hands-on sessions, Q&A with experts, and networking opportunities. Elevate your design prowess in this immersive Figma experience! Don't miss the Figma Fusion!

Jan 13, 4:00 – 5:00 PM

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About this event

Event Description:

Welcome to the first Figma Fusion Saturdays Session, a creative voyage into the world of collaborative design using Figma! Whether you're a seasoned designer, a budding artist, or just curious about the latest in design collaboration tools, this session is designed to inspire and empower you.

Weekly Sessions:

Week 1: Figma Foundations

  • Introduction to Figma's interface and basics.
  • Artboards, frames, shapes, and text essentials.
  • Layers and organization for efficient design workflows.
  • Introduction to version history and tracking changes.

Week 2: Designing with Figma Power

  • Advanced design techniques and shortcuts.
  • Grids and layouts for consistency.
  • Effective style and color management.
  • Exploring Figma plugins and integrations.
  • Friendly design critique session.

Week 3: Collaborative Magic in Figma

  • Real-time collaboration with team members.
  • Comments and feedback features.
  • Collaboration on different versions of a design.
  • Designing with constraints and teamwork tips.

Week 4: Prototyping Brilliance

  • Basics of creating interactive prototypes.
  • Transitions, animations, and interactive components.
  • Strategies for user testing within Figma.
  • Iterative design process based on user feedback.

Week 5: Mastering Design Systems in Figma

  • Understanding and creating design systems.
  • Component libraries for consistent design elements.
  • Sharing and collaborating on design systems.
  • Best practices for integrating Figma design systems with development.

Each Session Ends with Q&A and Networking:

Engage in interactive Q&A sessions with Figma experts and connect with fellow participants. Build relationships within the design and tech community while exchanging ideas and insights.

Who Should Attend:

  • Graphic Designers and UI/UX Designers
  • Web and App Developers Interested in Design Collaboration
  • Students and Enthusiasts Exploring Design Tools

Why Figma:

Figma has revolutionized the design collaboration landscape, offering a platform where creativity knows no bounds. With Figma, teams can collaborate seamlessly, iterate faster, and create visually stunning designs that captivate audiences.

Join Us:

Don't miss this opportunity to dive into the world of Figma and enhance your design collaboration skills. This session will equip you with the knowledge and inspiration to elevate your design projects to new heights.

Registration Link: [Link to Registration]

When

When

Saturday, January 13, 2024
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM UTC

Agenda

Figma Foundations

Speaker

  • Levi Nirwort

    Full Stack developer

Facilitators

  • Meje B. Daniel

    GDSC - Isbat

    Lead

  • Putshu L. Samuel

    GDSC ISBAT

    Events Coordinator

  • John Elomunait

    GDSC ISBAT Technical Lead

Organizers

  • MEJE BITA DANIEL

    GDSC Lead

  • Sedrick Otolo

    KaKebe

    Co-Lead

  • Samuel LUNGHE

    Events Coordinator

  • John Elomunait

    ISBAT University

    Technical Lead

  • Ninsiima Rabecca

    Community Engagement Lead

  • Josué kyangwi

    ML Lead

  • atuhaire Marybrea

    IOT Lead

  • Jakisa Innocent

    ISBAT University Kampala

    Marketing and Communication Lead

  • Turyamubona jackson

    Design Lead

  • Zacharie Masimango

    Game Developer Lead

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