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Figma *new feature* deep dives

Figma deep dives

June 27, 2024
1:30 - 2:30P PST

Figma *new feature* deep dives

Rachel Miller & Andrew Schmidt

1:30 - 2:00P

Level up designer + developer collaboration with [REDACTED] and [REDACTED]

2:05 - 2:30P

Drive design system adoption with Code Connect

1:30 - 2:00P

Level up designer + developer collaboration with [REDACTED] and [REDACTED]

Join experts from Figma to learn how you can bring more clarity to your designer + developer collaboration with brand new features in Dev Mode.

Noga Mann

she/her

Manager of Software Engineering at Figma

Noga Mann, based in London, is an Engineering Manager at Figma. Supporting the Dev Mode team, she’s dedicated to bridging the gap between design and development. With a background in Design and Computer Science, she’s passionate about bringing people together and encouraging them to cross their job title boundaries for a more collaborative product development process.

Hugo Raymond

he/him

Designer Advocate at Figma

Hugo is a Designer Advocate based in London, with a background in design systems, business analysis and editorial design. Hugo is continually fascinated by both the work and working relationships of designers and developers and how they can foster better relationships, generating a culture where curiosity and mutual respect of each others disciplines is established.

Benson Perry

he/him

Product Manager at Figma

Benson is a Product Manager based in Brooklyn, NY. He started his career as a software engineer and loves building products that can bring together engineering, product, and design. When he's not glued to his computer, you can find him exploring new restaurants or just relaxing in the park.

2:05 - 2:30P

Drive design system adoption with Code Connect

Join engineers from Figma to learn how to accelerate developer adoption of your design system with Code Connect—learn how to surface your design system's code snippets in Figma, right from your code base.

Emil Sjölander

he/him

Software Engineer Manager at Figma

Emil is an engineering manager working on developer tools at Figma. Over the past decade Emil has been working on software to bring design and engineering closer together. From the development of open source UI frameworks to crafting design tools aimed at engineers. Emil currently leads the development of Dev Mode with the aim of further improving the collaboration and efficiency of product team.

Jake Albaugh

he/they

Developer Advocate at Figma

Jake is Figma's first developer advocate, and spent the prior 12 years working as a software engineer on both sides of web applications. Jake loves to walk the line between design and code, bridge gaps in communication across product development, and bring as much fun and creativity to the work that they can manage to cram in along the way.

session hosts

Rachel Miller

She / they

Manager of Software Engineering at Figma

Rachel, an engineering manager on Figma’s design editor, supports teams building new features for designers (!!!) and Figma’s own design system. rachel loves thinking about how people shape what they build - through feelings, shared joy, and care for the details.

Andrew Schmidt

He / him

Manager of UX Writing at Figma

Andrew Schmidt is a writer who finally found his calling — bringing pleasantly human language to the software we use every day. Before Figma, Andrew worked at Slack. And before that, he spent many mysterious years in Los Angeles.