Introduce us to your team
We are a team of ~40 Product Designers and UX Writers that work across a number of surfaces of Figma.
Heather Tompkins, Nick Hiotis, Jenny Wen, Amanda Yeh, ry reid, Shana Hu, Noah Levin, Erin Woo, Jordan Hsu, Ryhan Hassan, Brad Artziniega, Nikolas Klein, Oscar Nilsson, Keeyen, Marcin Wichary, Cai, Jakub Świadek, Khalil, Madeleine Lee, Oscar Dumlao, Joel Miller, Matt Hodgins, Bettina Chou, Chia Amisola, Natasha ✌🏼, Kris Mendoza, Peter Reaper-Reynolds, Helena Jaramillo, Soundharya, Schmidt, Maria Gaston, and kelly 🌸.
Share an interesting side project from a team member
Oh my gosh, so many! To name a few…
Marcin is working on a book about keyboards
Amanda makes all kinds of things at the intersection of art and technology
Chris founded a company that helps people write novels in a month
Molly runs a magazine called Content Queen.
And to add a few more: Jordan builds computers, Penny's taking Spanish lessons, Noah sings, Sara makes quilts, Jackie renovated his own kitchen, and Schmidt's working on a screenplay.
What does your workplace look like?
We just finished renovating 4 floors of our San Francisco Office on 760 Market St. Will add some photos of our New York and London offices later :-)
How does your team contribute to the design community?
We love chatting with the greater design community. Checkout some livestreams and talks featuring members of the Figma Design team:
Designing typefaces with Figma components and plugins with Shana
Live design critique with the Figma design team with Noah, Sara and Kelly
Collaborative creativity with Niko
Inside Figma: Product design snippets with Noah, Kelly, Jordan and Heather
Figma Early Career Week: Design Hiring 101 with Noah and Sara
Figma Early Career Week: Design hiring fireside chat with Jonas, Jenny & guests
Figma like the pros 2023 with Bettina, Cai, Jackie, Natasha & more Figmates
The Figma design process & advices with Joël Miller
What are your team rituals?
Here's a few places where you can learn more about us and our rituals:
How does your team work with product and design?
Where can we learn more about your team?
More of an audio person? Here's a spotify playlist of a bunch of employee interviews from various podcasts!
For design-specific ones, you could check out: