Figma is where teams design together. From diagram basics to building wireframes for a new product design, Figma is a cloud-based, collaborative design tool used by professional designers, engineers, and creatives of all kinds.

Figma editor

Figma is a must-have tool for user interface (UI) and user experience (UX) designers. But even if you’re in another field, design and collaboration is the cornerstone of working in any successful team. Develop your design skills and gain practical knowledge on how to take a concept or idea from ideation to a final product or presentation.   

Below is just a few of the diverse ways you can benefit from using Figma.

  • Create wireframes
  • Build prototypes
  • Create graphics and presentations
  • Brainstorming and conceptualizing
  • Diagramming
  • Get access to thousands of free templates!

Figma is free for students and educators. Here’s how you can get started.

  1. Create an account – use your UCSF email address to sign up for Figma here.
  2. Get verified
  3. Get started

Want to learn the basics? Check out these Beginner tutorials and get designing!

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May, 2023