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Sept 27, 2023

Design Systems: A Step-by-Step Guide using Figma by Michael Carrick and Philippe Gommes

Michael Carrick, Philippe Gommes
Opening slide: A guide using Figma

About this video


This webinar focuses on demonstrating how to use design systems in practice, using Figma as an example. Listeners will learn how to create and customize different elements of a design system, including design components, styles, and responsive layouts.

Introduction to Figma
Creating a Design Component in Figma (Similar to Symbols in Photoshop)
Creating Styles (Similar to InDesign)
Designing for Responsive Layouts using Auto Layout
Best Practices for Creating and Managing Components in Figma

Moderated by Magued Hanna RGD


Michael Carrick

CEO & Co-founder of XDS at Experience Design Systems Inc., Michael leads a group of talented user-centric UX designers, researchers and visual designers who specialize in helping their partners create beautifully connected experiences. Michael understands how to create impactful, reusable and technology-driven tools that help designers and developers to deliver experiences at the intersection of people, business and technology needs. He brings two decades of expertise designing and developing digital experiences for industry leaders in Financial, Government, Retail, Insurance and Artificial Intelligence sectors.


Philippe Gommes

CTO & Co-founder of XDS at Experience Design Systems Inc., Phil helps organizations elevate their development maturity level by adopting more sophisticated development practices and empowering developers to work more efficiently. Phil has over a decade of experience in front-end engineering and full-stack development.