For the love of Figma(medium.com)

over 1 year ago from Sander Smeekes, Designer at Incentro

  • James Young, over 1 year ago

    Thanks Ivan!

    We do a lot of prototypes, including form field input pick lists, etc. These kinds of interactions don't seem possible in Figma. Figma also seems to be primarily for mobile viewports, which is about 1/3rd of the work we do, the desktop is still king for us.

    I like the idea that the team would be able to simultaneously work on the same file as we're somewhat distributed with most working from home or remote. Having a design library and files stay up to date seems like a dream.

    I have to wonder if the browser interfaces are a godsend or a curse. When zeplin isn't available the team can still work, that wouldn't be true if figma died. I think we're all sick of the subscription model pricing, which would be another drawback. do you feel like the licensing make its more expensive the sketch?

    What about the transition and all the work we have in sketch and axure today?

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    • Dino ParavandisDino Paravandis, over 1 year ago

      Hi,

      1. Plugins are coming but I still its overrated imho.
      2. Figma is definitely not focused on mobile - we do a ton of work with desktop viewports (basically who does one or the other when working for the web anymore).
      3. A cloud based design tool as in anything has many benefits but of course there are drawbacks. For us the drawbacks are minimal.
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