Designing Style Guide & UI Library workshop

26 May 2021, 13:00–18:00 (UK)
Remote via live video

What's on

In this workshop you'll learn how to create your own style guide & UI library in Figma.

From setting up & sharing UI libraries with teams and keeping its structure atomic, to prototyping & micro-interaction possibilities in Figma and developer handover.

Who runs it

The School of UX speaker Iannish Posooa

Iannish Posooa – Senior Product Designer at what3words. Previously worked for brands such as BBC, ITV, Olympic Broadcasting Services and Time Inc. to name a few. The companies Iannish worked with

What we'll cover

  • The basics of setting up a team in Figma
  • Determining what should be a component with development handover in mind
  • Keeping the atomic structure of your library simple so you don't create unnecessary complexity
  • How to share libraries with teams and what privileges to give to different parts of the business
  • How to update them so you don't break your team's hard work and crucially don't lose the data in each instance of a component
  • Autolayout: tips and tricks for responsive layout that can reduce your workload by about 60%
  • Prototyping and micro-interaction possibilities in Figma
  • Dev handover. The basics and the advanced things that developers don't tell you but will improve your relationship with them
  • Remote working: Who to share your designs and get stakeholders to follow
  • Finally: How to share your design library with other teams and companies

What's included

Live video & real-time interaction when remote
Hands-on exercises
individual & group
Signed certificate
upon completion
Handouts & slides
printed & digital
Q&A session
with experienced designer
Books & tools recommendations
Career advice
portfolio & job tips
One-to-one mentoring
(bookable separately)

Our 3000+ students come from different backgrounds and countries

Complete beginners, graphic / UX / UI designers, developers, PMs, BAs, marketers. From big companies and startups to independent freelancers – read student reviews

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