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Figma Advanced: Become a Figma Pro

Daniel Walter Scott

Figma Advanced: Become a Figma Pro

Daniel Walter Scott

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Lessons

Class Trailer
1

Intro to the Figma Advanced Course

03:14
2

Getting Started in Figma Advanced Course

02:31
3

Auto Layout & Responsive Design 101: It's use in responsive design

10:19
4

Designing in Figma with Auto Spacing in Auto Layouts

10:07
5

When and when not to use Components in Figma

06:00
6

What is good spacing to use in Figma

06:58
7

What spacing should I use for web & app design in Figma

05:16
8

Auto Layout vs Constraints in Figma

03:52
9

Autolayout shortcuts: Tips and tricks to work with Auto Layout faster

03:06
10

Class Project 01 - Responsive Lower Navigation

09:49
11

How to handle files in Figma and become a File Handling Master

06:39
12

How to use advanced Copy, Paste, and Selection Tricks in Figma?

06:35
13

How to do crazy things with your Figma fields?

03:33
14

Frame Tricks: Tips and Tricks to work with Figma frames effectively

04:40
15

Advanced Zooming Techniques in Figma

01:40
16

Light or Dark vs System Theme: Which one to use in Figma?

02:29
17

Class Project 02 - Event Card Constraints

01:35
18

Class Project 02 - Event Card Constraints - Completed

08:40
19

Grid vs Constraints vs Auto Layout in Figma

05:16
20

Copy, Paste & Export Grid Styles in Figma

05:29
21

Add Rows and Column Grids to Layout in Figma

04:19
22

How to update Grid Styles in Figma

01:32
23

Grids inside of frames that aren't the main frame

03:44
24

Class project 03 - Event Branding

04:19
25

Logos using Iconscout: How to use Iconscout to create logos in Figma?

06:47
26

What are widgets compared to plugins in Figma?

03:33
27

How to create UX color variants using a Figma Widget

05:13
28

Intro to Nested & Responsive Auto layouts Section

04:01
29

Production video - Tidying up my frame & component mess

05:52
30

Bring in images using the unsplash plugin in Figma

06:34
31

Production video - Making the parts for our nested autolayout

05:36
32

Nesting Multiple Auto Layouts inside each other in Figma

05:13
33

Autolayout Nesting with variants and responsive text in Figma

08:55
34

Auto Layout on different device sizes

09:34
35

Responsive text that adjusts for 2 lines in Figma

02:26
36

Abstract Gradient Background in Figma the easy way

11:50
37

How to copy and paste Interactions in Figma

01:23
38

Animate Gradient Mesh Using Variants in Figma

15:42
39

How to give feedback on a UX project - The Critique Sandwich

09:00
40

Class project 04 - Background Animation

04:50
41

Houdini Text: How to make a text mask animation Figma?

08:30
42

How to use the Spring Animations in Figma

06:33
43

Spring Animation: How to make custom Spring Animation in Figma

12:16
44

Why is interaction on tap on click grayed out or missing in Figma?

01:51
45

Class project 05 - Houdini Text Animation

01:38
46

Create & remove bulk multiple noodles wires at once in Figma

03:05
47

Bulk Update Nav Links in Figma Prototypes

03:15
48

How to set the right phone and find old prototype phones in Figma

04:01
49

How to make sticky scroll position search bar in Figma

06:10
50

How to stack multiple sticky text vertical scrolling in Figma

13:56
51

Class project 06 - Multiple Sticky Headings

02:25
52

How to make Interactive Components in Figma

03:42
53

How to make a checkmark turn on and off in Figma

02:38
54

Create Interactive Components with Sliding Nav Figma

06:55
55

Class project 07 - Sliding Button Nav Challenge

04:14
56

Class project 07 - Completed

03:51
57

How to use Sections in Figma for organizing your content

04:49
58

How to use sections for prototyping in Figma

06:38
59

How to add iOS battery wifi notch status bar to Figma

07:11
60

How to add iOS or Android Snack Bar UI to Figma

10:38
61

Class project 08 - Operating System UI

01:47
62

Be careful what you create in Figma

03:43
63

What are the advanced Layer shortcuts in Figma

07:38
64

How to find layer Zen shortcuts in Figma

04:37
65

How to hide and lock unlock all layers in Figma

01:05
66

How to use Locked layers in Figma

02:11
67

How to Find Replace and Multi-select Layer Search in Figma

03:58
68

How to Bulk Rename Layers with advanced tricks in Figma

09:57
69

How to replace instances and variants with shortcuts in Figma

08:58
70

How to use Instance Swap Component Properties with preferred in Figma

07:01
71

How to use Component Text Property in Figma

02:21
72

How to use Boolean Component Property in Figma

03:10
73

Input Fields Using Component Properties in Figma

09:52
74

How to Combine Variants with Component Properties in Figma

09:37
75

How to apply component properties to existing design systems

08:18
76

What is Simplify Instances in Figma

04:01
77

What does Expose Nested Instances do in Figma

10:15
78

Class project 09 - One button to rule them all

04:16
79

What are some font tips and tricks in Figma

05:10
80

How to truncate text and set max lines in Figma

02:44
81

How reset fonts & set default fonts in Figma

02:20
82

How to Use Line Height Percentage in 8pt grid in Figma

04:42
83

How to use Leading trim to cap height to baseline in Figma

04:16
84

How to set Hanging Punctuation for pull quotes & call outs in Figma

01:04
85

What are the Advanced Type Options in Figma

09:38
86

How to use Variable Type in UX app design in Figma

07:38
87

How to curve text with type on a path in Figma

06:44
88

How to use adobe fonts & local fonts in Figma

04:52
89

How to Preserve text overrides or not in Figma variant

04:42
90

How to use Chat GPT AI to create placeholder and personas in Figma

03:48
91

How to create an image style in Figma

03:47
92

What's the difference with Images inside frames vs fills vs Masked in Figma

04:15
93

How to crop images using shortcuts in Figma

02:13
94

How to mask images with text in Figma

06:21
95

Class Project 10 - Text Mask

02:49
96

How to mask using transparent PNGs with alpha channels in Figma

06:35
97

Class Project 11 - Alpha Mask

01:23
98

How to create a luma mask in Figma

03:02
99

Class project 12 - Luma Mask

01:00
100

How to make a spillover mask outside of the frame in Figma

09:49
101

How to use the pen tool to make image masks in Figma

11:04
102

How to use color layer blending modes in Figma

09:13
103

Class project 13 - Social Ad

02:28
104

How to add video in Figma

08:05
105

How to make a background autoplay video in Figma

01:45
106

How to get a video play when you hover in Figma

04:29
107

Class project 14 - Hover Play

00:54
108

How to make a play pause button for video in Figma

07:28
109

How to build a video card in Figma

08:38
110

Class project 15 - Video Card

02:28
111

What are some advanced color tricks in Figma

06:26
112

How to change replace colors in Figma

08:56
113

How to create Color Themes for light and dark in Figma

02:16
114

How to group color styles using slashes or folders in Figma

02:35
115

How to add descriptions to your styles in Figma for others to use

02:39
116

Editing someone else's styles or component library in Figma

04:30
117

How to hide color font styles & components from team library in Figma

04:45
118

How to compare changes in component with overlay in Figma

03:52
119

How to refactoring styles to another design file in Figma

04:09
120

How to move relink refactoring components to another design file in Figma

05:40
121

How to swap parts or entire component & style library in Figma

06:10
122

What are some advanced drawing tips and tricks in Figma

07:46
123

How to draw in Figma with the pen tool- Anchor point mastery

07:24
124

How to draw with Bend & Mirror angle in Figma

02:49
125

Can you animate anchor points or booleans in Figma

03:00
126

How to animate a mobile nav menu in Figma using a dip

14:12
127

Class project 16 - Alt Nav Animation

01:08
128

How to overlap & stack things in a Figma Autolayout

03:16
129

What are the shortcuts for hug & fill in Figma

03:36
130

How to set absolute spacing so things ignore Autolayout in Figma

02:47
131

How to absolute position something that is responsive in Figma

02:23
132

How stick things to the bottom right of an auto layout in Figma

04:02
133

How to resize a box automatically in a Auto Layout to match text in Figma

04:52
134

What are the autolayout padding and resizing shortcuts

01:51
135

How to create a minimum width height button in Figma

03:55
136

How to wrap auto layout objects in Figma

01:42
137

What does stroke included excluded mean in Figma auto layout

02:00
138

How to set custom spacing in auto layouts in Figma

03:15
139

How to organize Components into groups in Figma

05:57
140

How to create slot placeholder components in Figma

07:21
141

How to convert an existing website into a Figma design

05:04
142

How to make a drop down using overlays in Figma

13:58
143

How to make a multi level drop down menu in Figma

14:14
144

Class project 17 - Nested Dropdown Menu

01:47
145

How to create a hover grow effect for images in Figma

18:22
146

Class project 18 - Hover Grow Effect

02:15
147

How to make an expanding Search Bar in Figma

10:25
148

Class project 19 - Expanding Search Bar

00:56
149

What are Variables in Figma

03:26
150

How to create cart total using number variables in Figma

05:40
151

How to add add conditions to variables in Figma

02:26
152

Variant change using Boolean variable - change cart color

05:41
153

Turning our boolean variable to false in Figma

01:50
154

Making a Overlay Popup in the Variable action panel in Figma

02:53
155

Light and Dark Modes using Collections & Color Variables in Figma

07:04
156

How to change spacing with Number Variables in Figma

04:57
157

What are Design Tokens in Figma

06:50
158

How to create Design Tokens in Figma

09:46
159

Creating spacing & radius design tokens in Figma

07:46
160

When would you use design tokens in Figma

05:06

Class Description

AFTER THIS CLASS YOU’LL BE ABLE TO:

  • Utilize workflow techniques, managing design assets, styles, components, grid and column layouts like true virtuosos.

  • Use Variables and put them to work creating even more complete prototypes.

  • Use variables to make Light & Dark Modes + Compact & Comfortable spacing versions of your components. 

  • Take your new knowledge of variables to understand and create your own Design Tokens. 

  • Unleash the magic of advanced animation techniques, captivating users with animated background gradients and Houdini Text.

  • Harness the power of Lottie animation files, breathing life into your designs.

  • Craft responsive elements that effortlessly adapt to any device, proving your design prowess knows no bounds.

  • Unleash the full potential of powerful images & video masking techniques, amplifying the visual impact of your creations.

  • Master advanced typography features, transforming words into captivating works of art.

  • Embrace the realm of AI, infusing your process with its genius to elevate your skills as a UX designer.

  • Elevate your prototyping game, conducting user tests with finesse using advanced techniques.

  • Use sticky scroll buttons that stack, animated anchor points and booleans, and a host of other captivating effects.

  • Create enchanting dropdown menus, hover grow effects for images, and expanding search bars.

  • Utilize the right accessibility tools & techniques, ensuring inclusivity and usability for all users.

  • Use variants like a boss, expertly taming unwieldy variants to just 1 or 2.

  • Participate in seamless collaboration with designers, developers, and stakeholders.

  • Master the art of exporting production-ready assets, bringing your designs to life beyond the realm of Figma.

  • Make us of professional workflow tricks & shortcuts, saving you precious time and skyrocketing your efficiency.


ABOUT DANIEL’S CLASS:

Hi there, aspiring Figma enthusiasts! Are you ready to embark on an exhilarating journey with me, Dan Scott, as we unlock the full potential of our Figma skills in the dazzling realm of UX/UI Design using Figma Advanced?


This course is tailor-made for those who have already mastered the fundamental principles of UI/UX Design using Figma. If you've triumphed over my Figma Essentials course or have a sneaking suspicion that there's a treasure trove of unexplored tools, tips, workflows, and updates awaiting your discovery, then look no further! This course is your golden ticket to taking your UI/UX prowess to the next level.


WHO THIS CLASS IS FOR:

  • UX/UI adventurers who already have a basic understanding of Figma.

  • Self-taught Figma enthusiasts yearning for structured guidance.

  • Graduates of my Figma Essentials Course, hungry for more knowledge and skills.

  • Visionaries who have developed their own unique Figma approach but crave exploration of the vast universe of tools, updates, and time-saving techniques.


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Class Materials

Bonus Materials

Exercise_Files-Figma_Advanced.zip
Figma_Advanced_Cheatsheet_v2.pdf

Ratings and Reviews

Student Work

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