Intro to Wireframing & Figma
Gain practical UI design experience by learning about and creating wireframes before diving into Figma to make a digital prototype of your design.
Jen Hubbard | UI Designer, Creative & User Experience, OIT
Jen currently works as a User Interface Designer here at Duke. She's worked in design for the past 10 years, starting out as a print designer. Jen is passionate about creating designs that are both usable and delightful.
This class will be hosted via Zoom. You will receive an email with the Zoom link a day before the class. Attendance will be taken and the session will be recorded
- Wireframing basics
- Wireframing in Figma
- Prototyping in Figma
- Basic understanding of wireframes: what they are, how to create them, and when to use them.
- Be able to create a simple prototype of wireframes using Figma.
- Figma (Please create an account before the class)
- Paper & pencil
Complete one of these Figma tutorials to learn the basics of the application:
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