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This mini-series of videos on experience and UX journey mapping has been in the books for over the year! it's time to bring it to live and quickly introduce and upskill those who have not to approach UX design with a discovery mindset (and methods). Journey mapping with adequate insights capture is paramount to deeply understanding, empathizing, and eventually improving real-life user and customer journeys. In this first video, I'll recap one of the chapters from a course I used to run to introduce junior UX designers to mapping techniques, real experience map examples, UX workshop facilitation techniques, and more. Experience mapping templates mentioned in the video: http://blog.vaexperience.com/ux-workshop-templates/How to use them: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ybfasDTvbdw
Figma is a really amazing design and prototyping tool that has exploded in popularity. If you are thinking about making the switch to it, or if you're looking to figure out how to use it, this tutorial is for you! /// Timestamps 00:00 - Introduction 00:25 - What we are going to be building 02:06 - What is Figma? 03:03 - Starting a new project 03:33 - basic interface 04:12 - creating a frame (workspace/artboard) 05:45 - creating basic shapes 06:45 - color basics 08:16 - the text tool 12:30 - layer basics 14:07 - Zooming in and out and moving around the frame 16:57 - selecting, aligning, and locking items 20:22 - duplicating items 22:50 - stroke basics 23:47 - moving things perfectly straight 24:47 - more layer controls 26:59 - round corners 28:46 - grouping items, equal distribution, layer organization 31:45 - placing images 35:29 - the scale tool 37:15 - eye dropper and more on colors 38:04 - making the layout look better with everything we learned