Designing the Future: How AI is Revolutionizing UI/UX


Thursday, May 25, 2023, 5:00 – 7:00 PM UTC


About this event

Hey designers!

Our Friends of Figma Meetup is back for its 6th time and we couldn't be happier about this event's topic: Designing the Future: How AI is Revolutionizing UI/UX!

We have invited awesome experts from well known companies to share their tips & tricks, experiences and opinions on AI in product design. We want to discuss, share experiences and knowledge and have a good time!

Ready? Lets buckle up for an exciting event on 25th May 2023, 7pm (CEST)

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🇺🇸🇬🇧 The event will be in English.


19:00 - 19:10 👋 Socialising & Welcome to the stream, Philipp @ MVST

19:10 - 19:55 🎤 Pannel Discussion with our awesome guests

19:55 - 20:25 ❓ Q&A with the entire group

20:25 - 21:00 🤝 Socialising! The video stream is yours. This is your opportunity to get in touch with the community.

21:00 - End


🔸 Philipp Klaus (Co-Founder @MVST.)

Philipp is Co-Founder and Design Lead at MVST, a design and development studio for digital products based in Munich and Barcelona. He has many years of experience in product design and is passionate about creating incredible solutions for MVST's clients.


🔸 Joshua Wilking (Design Manager @MVST.)

Joshua is a design manager at MVST. With his background as a product designer in Germany and the U.S., he uses his expertise to oversee and build a diverse collection of products, ranging from e-commerce platforms to IoT products and more.

Important to him is the end-to-end experience of the process in its entirety. Using a variety of techniques like participatory design, usability testing or also artificial intelligence, the MVST team collaborates closely together with the client and the end-user to bring the product on the road while maintaining an excellent quality.

🔸 Nina Jurcic (Design Manager & Advisor)

Nina is a multidisciplinary designer and design leader who has spent a decade building apps, brands, complex platforms, design systems, and cultures. She went from designing products to leading teams, growing talent, facilitating collaboration, and managing change. Most recently, Nina has been fostering the Berlin DesignOps Assembly community as a chapter co-lead. Passionate about design craft and operational excellence she sees AI as a powerful toolkit to unlock creative potential and 10x efficiency.

🔸 Sakky Baral (Product Designer & Founder)

Sakky previously co-founded ZeroToDesign, voted as one of London's Top 20 Design agencies, with a unique pairing model used to serve startups and scale-ups. He built experiences for 6+ years, across Biotech, Fintech, Social Media & E-commerce. Through studying engineering and a career in Investment Banking, Sakky has adopted a value-add & direct approach to UX.

Outside of work you'll find Sakky playing Padel somewhere, in an ice-bath somewhere, or travelling... somewhere. Find him on Medium & LinkedIn to read about Design learnings & frameworks.

🔸 Marcos Felipe (Product Design Manager @Freeletics)

Brazilian Designer and Artist with +15 years shipping digital experiences. Specialist in visual/interaction design and product strategy. Worked for companies like McKinsey, Fjord Accenture, Airbnb and current leading design practice at Freeletics helping users to be the best versions of themselves.

🔸 Beth Wegner (Director of Product Design @Doodle)

Get ready to meet a design expert who has lived and worked in some of the world's most exciting cities! Our speaker has called San Francisco, Los Angeles, London, and Hamburg home, and brings a unique perspective to her work as Director of Product Design at Doodle. With a strategic mindset, empathetic approach, and a talent for thriving in chaos and uncertainty, she is a master of her craft. But that's not all - our speaker is also a great storyteller who loves to infuse her work with a playful and fun spirit. Oh, and did we mention that she loves tacos? Join us as we hear from this dynamic and curious speaker!

🔸 Ricardo Saavedra (Lead Product Designer @ Meta/Reality Labs)

Ricardo Saavedra is a product designer and recognized HCI thought leader with over a decade of industry experience. As a lead product designer at Meta’s Horizon Workrooms, he helped solve complex product problems in VR/AR applications. Ricardo has a track record of delivering empathic design and business results; previously, he oversaw product design and strategy leadership at, and led cross-functional design teams at Samsung, having designed and launched successful products with large organizations, and innovated with startups to roll out new ventures worldwide. Currently, Ricardo is a founding product designer at Hunch, a project focused on making data exploration accessible to non-technical users by leveraging recent advances in conversation AI and a spatial canvas.

You can take a closer look at our last meetup with guests from Wolt, Personio, Konzepthaus, etc. here.

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Thursday, May 25, 2023
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM UTC


5:00 PM👋 Socialising & Welcome to the stream, Philipp @ MVST
5:15 PM🎤 Pannel Discussion with our awesome guests
6:00 PM❓ Q&A with the entire group
6:30 PM🤝 Socialising! The video stream is yours. Looking for a new job or do you need help? This is your opportunity to get in touch with the community.
7:00 PMEnd