Two Worlds of Design: Continuous Learning and Content Design

Feb 20, 6:00 – 9:30 AM

πŸš€ Friends of Figma, Sydney is back! 🌟 and guess what? Our first event of 2024 is just around the corner, and it's going to be epic! 🌟 Join us for an insightful evening featuring Zander Whitehurst and Liz Leigh.

About this event

About this event

πŸš€ Friends of Figma, Sydney is back! 🌟 and guess what? Our first event of 2024 is just around the corner, and it's going to be epic! 🌟 Join us for an insightful evening featuring Zander Whitehurst sharing insights on "Design experts do not exist," and Liz Leigh discussing why "Bad design can't be fixed with content."

Mark your calendars for the must-attend 2024 inaugural event! πŸ—“οΈ Elevate your design knowledge and network with fellow Figma enthusiasts. See you there! πŸš€βœ¨ 

When & Where

πŸ—“οΈ Event Date: 20 February 2024
πŸ•‘ Time: 5 pm AEST (doors open) 
πŸ“ Location: Atlassian, L6/341 George St

Event format

πŸ₯˜ 5:00 pm Doors open, food & drinks 
🎀 5:30 pm Event start, guest talks πŸŽ― prize giveaway
πŸ₯³ 6:45 pm Social & drinks


About our speakers

Zander Whitehurst, is the Founder & CEO of Memorisely, a bootstrapped SaaS startup democratising design education with live bootcamps and on-demand classes. As an educator he’s grown a community of 1 million+ designers. Zander advocates for accessible design education, remote work and is a an β€˜enthusiastic’ surfer.

Liz Leigh, is a Content Design Lead at Service NSW. She works in the digital product space, supporting a community of 25 Content Designers. Throughout her career, she has contributed to the rollout of design systems, championed and advocated for content design within teams and grown content design capabilities in large organisations, including UNSW, the ATO, and Service NSW. While at Service NSW, she has helped the content design team to grow and mature. Currently, she's passionate about building leaders in content design, getting us a seat at the table and showcasing the amazing value of the practice.



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About Friends of Figma, Sydney

Friends of Figma, Sydney, or FoF Sydney is one of the official user groups of Figma.

The group is run by Figma Community Advocates based in Sydney, as a way to bring folks together for meetups and sharing sessions to discuss topics related to Figma and the field of product design. We believe in open design and providing resources and access to everyone to facilitate learning and contribute to the local, regional as well as global design community.

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Join the community at: https://friends.figma.com/sydney/

If you're interested in hosting an event, or just have feedback or a topic you'd like us to address, feel free to reach out to us at figma.sydney@gmail.com

Find us on Linkedin, Instagram and X

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See you there!

Speakers

  • Zander Whitehurst

    Memorisely

    Founder & CEO

  • Liz Leigh

    Service NSW

    Content Designer Lead

When

When

Tuesday, February 20, 2024
6:00 AM – 9:30 AM UTC

Organizers

  • Lewis Healey

    Atlassian

    Figma Community Advocate

  • Camilla AhlstrΓΆm Doyle

    Community Lead

  • Pierluigi Russo

    Service NSW

    Friends of Figma Leader

  • Karen Lin

    Atlassian

    Community lead

  • Simon Mateljan

    Atlassian

    Community Lead

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