#4 - Figma Lightning Talks with Shopify, Shopee and Figma's CEO Dylan Field


Wednesday, January 8, 2020, 10:30 AM – 2:00 PM UTC


About this event

Hey hey! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. We're back again for another session and this time, we're trying something new.

Figma Meetup #4 will be in a lightning talk format with 3 special guests from Shopee, Shopify and Figma (Whoop! What?)

That's right, for our first 2020 session, Dylan Field - CEO of Figma will be dropping by for a visit. So come and join us to hear from teams that are using Figma to experiment and improve their workflow as well as from the founder of Figma himself 😬. Bring your friends/teams! It'll be a good one, promise.



Topic outline:

1/ Figma Plugins: Supercharge Your Figma Workflow by Yuan Qing Lim from Shopify
2/ Enjoy Collaborative Growth with Figma in Shopee by Chenmu Wu
3/ Sharing from Dylan Field, CEO of Figma


6:30PM to 7:00PM - reception & drinks
7:00PM - welcome and introduction
7:15PM - lightning talk #1
7:30PM - lightning talk #2
7:45PM - lightning talk #3
8:00PM to 8:30PM - Q&A
8:30PM to 9:00PM - networking



1/ Yuan Qing Lim - Senior Product Designer at Shopify

Yuan Qing is a Senior Product Designer at Shopify. With a background in Computer Science and more than 5 years of professional experience in design, he brings a unique engineering perspective to solving complex design problems. A maker at heart, he enjoys building modest products and tools that people find useful.

2/ Chenmu Wu - Product Designer at Shopee

Chenmu is an Architect turned UX Designer. With a passion and curiosity for user experience and digital product design, he loves to study the inner workings of a product from a logical standpoint. At Shopee, he helps the team build and manage the Design Language System of the Shopee App, as well as the component library.

3/ Dylan Field - CEO at Figma

Dylan Field is CEO and Co-founder of Figma, a collaborative design tool for teams who build products together. With the support of the Thiel Fellowship, Dylan dropped out of Brown University to start Figma with his TA Evan Wallace (who became Figma’s CTO). They built Figma on the web in the hopes of tearing down the walls around the siloed design process. Dylan champions open, accessible design and believes such tooling must evolve for a cloud-based, collaborative world. He tweets @zoink.



Shopify is the leading omni-channel commerce platform. Merchants use Shopify to design, set up, and manage their stores across multiple sales channels, including mobile, web, social media, marketplaces, brick-and-mortar locations, and pop-up shops. The Shopify platform was engineered for reliability and scale, making enterprise-level technology available to businesses of all sizes. Shopify currently powers over 1 million businesses globally, and is trusted by independent business owners and brands such as Unilever, Allbirds, MVMT, Kylie Cosmetics, and many more.



Shopee is the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia and Taiwan, providing customers with an easy, secure and fast online shopping experience through strong payment and logistical support. We aim to continually enhance our platform and become the region’s e-commerce destination of choice.



Figma is a new way for collaborating around design that brings everyone and everything into one place in the browser to help you solve problems together — no software or sync required. One single, live URL ensures multiple people can work at the same time and everyone always has the latest version.

Figma has simplified the design process for teams of designers, developers, product managers, marketers and others at thousands of companies like Microsoft, Slack, GitHub, and Uber.


Photo and Video Consent:
We may take photos and videos during the event to for the Figma Meetup group. By coming to the meetup, you give consent to take pictures and videos of you.



Wednesday, January 8, 2020
10:30 AM – 2:00 PM UTC

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