This is the last of the articles about working in Figma. Finally, we’ll show you some non-obvious ways to use it. Even if you are not a designer, there are several ways you can use Figma to make your life a lot easier. How to use Figma? Read on to find out more.

How to use Figma? – table of contents:

  1. Create your portfolio and resume
  2. Prepare simple responsive graphics
  3. Design presentations

Create your portfolio and resume

If you’re looking for a job and searching for a way to present your designs to employers, Figma is a great alternative to paid portfolio builders. And if you don’t know where to start, you can use the ready-made projects provided in the Figma Community. Just type “portfolio” in the search bar and get inspired. What is more, in Community you will find great resume templates. You can save the finished document in PDF format and easily attach it when applying for a job.

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Prepare simple responsive graphics

Are you preparing graphics for Facebook and Instagram or other social media? In this case, Figma will also make your work easier. Thanks to the auto layout option, you can very quickly reformat your graphics for different media – you can efficiently turn an Instagram story into a square graphic for Facebook.

An unquestionable benefit here is support for vector graphics, pasted directly from other programs – for example, from Adobe Illustrator.There are tools available in Figma Community to help you master the skill of creating responsive frames. One of them can be found here:

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Design presentations

When you think of creating a presentation, Microsoft PowerPoint is certainly the first thing that comes to mind. This program is equipped with an impressive set of features, but its downside is the low clarity of the interface. In this case, Figma is also a great alternative.

If you need inspiration for your presentation, take a look at Figma Community – type “presentation” in the search bar. You can save the finished presentation as a PDF, so you can easily send it to other people, or open it on any device during your speech.

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Author: Klaudia Kowalczyk

A graphic & UX Designer which conveys into design what cannot be conveyed in words. For him, every used color, line or font has a meaning. Passionate in graphic and web design.

Figma for beginners:

  1. Intro to Figma
  2. Figma interface – basic information
  3. Basic project settings in Figma
  4. How to create shapes in Figma?
  5. Typography in Figma
  6. Libraries in Figma
  7. Prototyping in Figma
  8. Collaboration tools in Figma
  9. Best Figma plugins
  10. How to use Figma? 3 unusual ways