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I am mostly a Sketch user and never though that figma will cover the things I enjoy doing in Sketch. Now that I have a better understanding of what’s on the table, the features of Figma got me hooked!


Caleb is experienced and knows how to transfer his experience in his lectures. I thought he has prepared well and the course is easy to follow also for beginners in this field like myself.

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Great course. Clear and concise. Now I have all the knowledge I need to do a full mobile application mockup. 100% what I was looking for – a good introduction into Adobe Xd

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About the Instructor

Caleb Kingston – UX Designer and Founder of brainspin

I’ve been designing apps for over a decade. In 2010, I founded brainspin and since then, my team and I have designed and developed many high profile web and mobile applications ranging from 3D medical aided software to industry management and consumer mobile applications.
I am also the founder of a large local design organization, Salt Lake Designers, where I and other local influencers help cultivate the talents of up and coming UX designers through workshops and panel discussions.

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