Figma Advanced One-day Course

This course is recommended as a follow-up to our Introduction to Figma course, or it can be taken in its own right by those with equivalent experience. Our course is ideal for designers, marketers, product managers, developers, and anyone with some previous Figma experience looking to design and build an advanced UI Design System using Figma. During the course, you will learn how to set up mood boards, how to create 3D shapes, techniques especially suited to mobile devices, UI rules of hierarchy, consistency and grids, exporting and compressing final design assets and many other useful techniques in the further creative and efficient use of Figma. All our Figma courses are taught by industry professionals who will share years of their industry experience with you, imparting best practice techniques as well mastery of the tools.

  • Figma Advanced

    Our tutor was fantastic, ran through things at a great pace and you never felt left behind. He was always happy to answer any question we had clearly and concisely. Highly recommend Transmedia!

    The White Company
    September 2023
  • Figma Introduction

    Really enjoyed the session. Teacher was fantastic, had answers to all questions was very insightful, patient and clear. Would highly recommend for a Figma introduction.

    Broadwick Studio
    July 2023
  • Figma Introduction

    The course was brilliant, thank you! Both Elise and I enjoyed the course and took a lot from it. Our tutor was very knowledgeable.

    Blake Envelopes and Packaging
    December 2023
  • Figma Introduction

    Our tutor was great! He explained everything very clearly and the pace of the course was amazing! I feel that I learnt a lot and understood how great of a tool Figma can be to move our business forward.

    The White Company
    September 2023
  • Figma Introduction

    Really useful and informative. Feel much more confident with Figma now!

    UK Research and Innovation
    January 2024
  • Figma Introduction

    The feedback from our Design/Dev team has been overwhelmingly positive. We found our tutor to be highly engaging, informative and educational for us all!

    Digital Loft
    December 2023
  • Figma Introduction

    I attended a 2-day Introduction to Figma Course, which I found very informative, constructive and led very well by Tony, a brilliant instructor.

    Jonny J
    July 2023
  • Figma Introduction

    The lesson was structured so you revised and carry out small tasks independently to memorise and learn. I've come away far more confident and supported, it was an engaging lesson and friendly host!

    Rosie D
    December 2023
  • Figma Advanced

    A brilliant instructor! Very knowledgeable and patient. He covered and explained all the fundamentals, very clearly which made the whole learning experience very enjoyable.

    The White Company
    August 2023
  • Figma Introduction

    The Figma course was great! Tony was very good at explaining and had great patience even when you didn't understand something. I feel much more confident using Figma now

    Fremantle Media Group Ltd
    August 2023
  • Figma Advanced

    Excellent knowledge pool and incredibly informative consultant, a huge thank you to the Transmedia team for my Figma course. Would recommend!

    Fran M
    August 2023
  • Figma Introduction

    A knowledgeable trainer who was happy to answer questions and listen to how I need to work within my companies' processes. His answers to follow-up questions were really helpful.

    Hachette UK
    July 2023
  • Figma Advanced

    Thank you very much for the Advanced Figma course. We really enjoyed it. Please pass on our thanks to the trainer for a great day!

    January 2024
  • Figma Introduction

    Our tutor was so patient and the lesson was structured so that you revised and carry out small tasks independently to memorise and learn. I've come away far more confident and supported. Cheers Transmedia!

    Tom S
    December 2023
  • Figma Introduction

    Really useful two days learning the ins and outs of Figma. Our trainer ensured all questions were answered and solutions offered for real world situations. Highly recommend for training in Figma!

    UK Research and Innovation
    January 2024

Course Facts

  • 1 day course
  • Our Trainers are Authorised Professionals
  • Live Online or Classroom-based
  • Certificate of completion
  • Maximum class size of 6 for scheduled courses
  • Unlimited support after your course
  • Courses at all levels: Introduction, Intermediate, Advanced and Masterclasses

Course Outline Overview

  • Layers and Vectors
  • Working with Text and Fonts
  • Working with Images
  • Using Layout tools
  • Using Components
FULL OUTLINE

We can tailor this course to you

If you have specific requirements, talk to us about customising this course to meet your exact needs.

  • Figma Advanced

    Our tutor was fantastic, ran through things at a great pace and you never felt left behind. He was always happy to answer any question we had clearly and concisely. Highly recommend Transmedia!

    The White Company
    September 2023
  • Figma Introduction

    Really enjoyed the session. Teacher was fantastic, had answers to all questions was very insightful, patient and clear. Would highly recommend for a Figma introduction.

    Broadwick Studio
    July 2023
  • Figma Introduction

    The course was brilliant, thank you! Both Elise and I enjoyed the course and took a lot from it. Our tutor was very knowledgeable.

    Blake Envelopes and Packaging
    December 2023
  • Figma Introduction

    Our tutor was great! He explained everything very clearly and the pace of the course was amazing! I feel that I learnt a lot and understood how great of a tool Figma can be to move our business forward.

    The White Company
    September 2023
  • Figma Introduction

    Really useful and informative. Feel much more confident with Figma now!

    UK Research and Innovation
    January 2024
  • Figma Introduction

    The feedback from our Design/Dev team has been overwhelmingly positive. We found our tutor to be highly engaging, informative and educational for us all!

    Digital Loft
    December 2023
  • Figma Introduction

    I attended a 2-day Introduction to Figma Course, which I found very informative, constructive and led very well by Tony, a brilliant instructor.

    Jonny J
    July 2023
  • Figma Introduction

    The lesson was structured so you revised and carry out small tasks independently to memorise and learn. I've come away far more confident and supported, it was an engaging lesson and friendly host!

    Rosie D
    December 2023
  • Figma Advanced

    A brilliant instructor! Very knowledgeable and patient. He covered and explained all the fundamentals, very clearly which made the whole learning experience very enjoyable.

    The White Company
    August 2023
  • Figma Introduction

    The Figma course was great! Tony was very good at explaining and had great patience even when you didn't understand something. I feel much more confident using Figma now

    Fremantle Media Group Ltd
    August 2023
  • Figma Advanced

    Excellent knowledge pool and incredibly informative consultant, a huge thank you to the Transmedia team for my Figma course. Would recommend!

    Fran M
    August 2023
  • Figma Introduction

    A knowledgeable trainer who was happy to answer questions and listen to how I need to work within my companies' processes. His answers to follow-up questions were really helpful.

    Hachette UK
    July 2023
  • Figma Advanced

    Thank you very much for the Advanced Figma course. We really enjoyed it. Please pass on our thanks to the trainer for a great day!

    January 2024
  • Figma Introduction

    Our tutor was so patient and the lesson was structured so that you revised and carry out small tasks independently to memorise and learn. I've come away far more confident and supported. Cheers Transmedia!

    Tom S
    December 2023
  • Figma Introduction

    Really useful two days learning the ins and outs of Figma. Our trainer ensured all questions were answered and solutions offered for real world situations. Highly recommend for training in Figma!

    UK Research and Innovation
    January 2024

Course Dates

We are currently updating our schedule for this course. Please enquire for the next available dates.

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Team Training and Bespoke Sessions

Booking a private training session allows you to focus on your exact needs on dates that work best for you or your team.

  • Sessions can be run online or in person, on your site or at our London training centre.
  • We manage training for many of the UK’s largest companies, taking care of all the admin, working with you to ensure the perfect course.
  • Our expert trainers will first understand your requirements and then tailor each session to your exact specification.
  • We offer a free consultation service to work out every detail of your course.

Prices for bespoke sessions with our expert trainers start at £525 + VAT.

Course Outline

Layers and Vectors

  • Using Vector Networks
  • Combining and Editing Shapes
  • Create unique effects with Blend modes
  • Setting small and big nudge values
  • Managing and sharing Styles

Working with Text and Fonts

  • Creating bulleted and numbered lists
  • Adding links to text
  • Adding Emoji and Icon Fonts to Text Layers
  • Converting text to vector paths
  • Managing missing and conflicting fonts

Working with Images

  • Adding animated GIFs to prototypes
  • Uploading an image as a fill
  • Adding images in bulk with Place image
  • Pasting images in the canvas

Using Layout tools

  • Measuring distances between layers
  • Creating dynamic designs with Auto Layout
  • Arranging layers with Smart selection
  • Applying constraints to define how layers resize
  • Combining Layout Grids and Constraints

Using Components

  • Overview of Components in Figma
  • Naming and organising Components
  • Creating Components to reuse in designs
  • Creating and inserting component instances
  • Creating and using variants
  • Creating interactive components with variants
  • Swapping components and instances
  • Applying overrides to instances

Using Libraries

  • Overview of Libraries in Figma
  • Swapping style and component libraries
  • Reviewing and accepting library updates
  • Managing libraries in design files

Building Prototypes

  • Prototype interactions and animations
  • Adding prototype connections to components
  • Prototype scrolling with overflow behaviour
  • Preserving scroll position in prototypes
  • Creating advanced animations with smart animate

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