Building better UI in Figma

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Building better UI in Figma

Learn how to build a UI in Figma to convert it into a reusable design system easily.

By UXPA Boston

When and where

Date and time

Thursday, June 15 · 3:30 - 5pm PDT



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About this event

  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Mobile eTicket

About our event

In this session, you'll learn how to build a UI in Figma to convert it into a reusable design system easily.

You see how artwork is prepped to become viable components and learn to override and update layout constraints. You also learn best practices for naming and organizing your design elements and other content. This session includes helpful tips and tricks throughout.

  • Frames in more detail
  • Layout controls and constraints
  • Components
  • Styles
  • Best practices for naming and organizing layers

About our speaker

Jennifer Smith, she/her

Jennifer co-founded American Graphics over 25 years ago, leading the experience design practice. Over the years, she has had the opportunity to work closely with user experience and visual design teams from hundreds of organizations, from Fortune 500 companies to smaller organizations. She helps agencies and internal teams discover how to build information and visual designs to create successful experiences. Jennifer continues to take on projects and has designed websites, mobile apps, and IoT devices. Jennifer is also a 3X Microsoft MVP and a Microsoft artist in residence.

About our partners

American Graphics Institute (AGI)

For more than 25 years, American Graphics Institute has provided training programs to 50,000 clients, including 90 Fortune 100 companies. We've been hired by Adobe, Apple, Amazon, Google, and Microsoft to deliver UX training, Photoshop classes, InDesign courses, and more to their employees.

About the organizer

Organized by
UXPA Boston

The Boston Chapter of the User Experience Professionals Association (UXPA) provides a forum for usability practitioners to share techniques and experiences. We attract a variety of people: newcomers to our field and experienced practitioners, as well as distinguished professionals who have been defining and shaping the field of usability for decades.

We host a highly active community for individuals and professionals interested in usability, user experience design, and their many related fields. Membership is free, and we invite you to take advantage of all the benefits membership offers. These include access to our annual conference, job listings, networking opportunities, event notifications, collaboration projects, resume-building activities, and more.