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Welcome to Friends of Figma Johannesburg

A safe, supportive and empowering space for the Figma community

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Groups

Join a Friends of Figma group. Join one, two, or even all three!

  • Join a city-specific group to meet other Figma users (in person and virtually) in your city.

  • Bond over common interests with users across the world by joining an interest-specific group.

  • Get involved in an on campus group to connect with students at your school. -- Reach out if you'd like to start this initiative in your school.

  • The Johannesburg Group focuses specifically on new entries into the design industry, from students or career changers. Our groups core topics

  • Ethical, Experience Design

  • Tactics, Tools, Tips, Tricks. 

  • Design Principles, Process, Product 

  • ​A place to share ideas, challenges and grow together. Newbies and experts welcome! 

    Events

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    Become a Student Leader

    We are constantly inspired by students who use Figma both inside and outside of the classroom. We believe creating community while studying is an important part in growing and learning. Our Student Leaders facilitate a space for students to connect, grow, and learn.

    If you’re interested in becoming a Student Leader and starting a group at your school, we want to hear from you!

    *WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2021/22 ACADEMIC YEAR. PLEASE REACH OUT TO FRIENDS@FIGMA.COM WITH ANY QUESTIONS.*

    Apply

    Speakers

    We are currently looking for speakers! Share your knowledge and help build the design community

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