Online portfolio design: Creating Figma websites

A course by Lu Yu , Designer

Designer. Berlin, Germany.
Joined February 2022

Enhance your online presence and career opportunities by creating an online portfolio website with Figma.

  • 100% positive reviews (14)
  • 1087 students
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch

Enhance your online presence and career opportunities by creating an online portfolio website with Figma.

Discover the secrets of building an authentic and visually stunning design portfolio in this online course. Dive into the world of personal branding and learn how to find your own distinctive voice as a designer. Led by Lu Yu, a renowned product and brand designer, this course will equip you with the tools and strategies to create a portfolio that truly expresses your identity and values.

In this inspiring journey, you'll explore the importance of personal branding and how to establish a strong brand that resonates with your target audience. Through practical exercises and insightful guidance, you'll develop a deep understanding of design fundamentals and learn to apply them effectively. Yu will guide you through the process of setting up a mood board, creating wireframes, and transforming them into high-fidelity designs.

Unlock your creative potential as you delve into the world of design with Lu Yu. Through his pragmatic approach, you'll gain the skills to build a visually cohesive and engaging portfolio website. With Figma as your creative playground and a web builder like Semplice at your disposal, you'll craft a portfolio that attracts clients and ensures a delightful experience for users. Join this course and embark on a transformative journey to find your unique voice as a designer.

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What will you learn in this online course?

15 lessons & 14 downloads

  • 100% positive reviews (14)
  • 1087 students
  • 15 lessons (2h 42m)
  • 14 additional resources (4 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

In the final project of this course, you will create a portfolio website that showcases your design skills and personality. This website will serve as a powerful tool to establish and strengthen your online presence. Through the guidance of Lu Yu, you'll develop a visually cohesive and engaging website that captivates potential clients and employers. The portfolio project will be the culmination of your learning journey, allowing you to bring your unique brand onto the market with confidence.

Who is this online course for?

This course is designed for aspiring designers and creatives who want to build a distinctive and visually stunning portfolio. Whether you're a beginner or already have some experience in design, this course will help you refine your skills and develop an authentic design voice. If you're passionate about personal branding and eager to create a portfolio that stands out in a competitive industry, this course is perfect for you. Join Lu Yu on this creative journey and unlock your full potential as a designer.

Requirements and materials

To take this course, you'll need access to a computer with an internet connection. Additionally, you'll need to have Figma, a powerful design tool, and a web builder like Semplice. These tools will be essential for creating your design portfolio. No prior knowledge of specific software is required, as the course will guide you through the necessary steps. Prepare your creative mindset and get ready to dive into the world of design!


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Lu Yu

A course by Lu Yu

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Lu Yu is a highly accomplished product and brand designer with a global perspective. Raised in China and having lived in Melbourne and Istanbul before settling in Berlin, Lu brings a diverse range of cultural influences to his work. With a background rooted in traditional Chinese painting and calligraphy, Lu's design philosophy centers around the concept of intentional beauty.

Having worked with notable organizations such as Pitch, Semplice, WAVE, and Memomi, Lu has extensive experience in creating visually stunning designs that fuse brand and product seamlessly. Her expertise spans multiple areas, including UI/UX design, personal branding, and marketing collateral. As a speaker, judge, and lover of photography and illustration, Lu continuously seeks to push boundaries and inspire others in the creative industry. Through his passion and knowledge, Lu Yu is dedicated to helping aspiring designers find their own authentic and distinctive design voice.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • About Me
    • Inspirations
  • U2

    Finding Your Own Brand Strategy

    • Setting the Scene and Finding Your Brand
    • Your Brand and Web Design Fundamentals 1
    • Your Brand and Web Design Fundamentals 2
    • Creating a Mood Board
  • U3

    Designing the Website

    • The Homepage Wireframe, a Case Study, and the Figma "About Page" 1
    • The Homepage Wireframe, a Case Study, and the Figma "About Page" 2
    • Designing a High-Fidelity Homepage: The Header 1
    • Designing a High-Fidelity Homepage: The Header 2
    • Designing a High-Fidelity Homepage: Finalizing the Page
    • Setting up a Style Guide and Components in Figma
  • U4

    Post-production

    • Suggested Tools to Build the Site and Setting up Semplice
    • Building the Homepage Header in Semplice
    • Finalizing the Homepage in Semplice
  • FP

    Final project

    • Digital Brand Design - Complete Course

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    Enjoy learning from home without a set schedule and with an easy-to-follow method. You set your own pace.

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    Learn valuable methods and techniques explained by top experts in the creative sector.

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    Each expert teaches what they do best, with clear guidelines, true passion, and professional insight in every lesson.

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    Ask questions, request feedback, or offer solutions. Share your learning experience with other students in the community who are as passionate about creativity as you are.

  • Connect with a global creative community

    The community is home to millions of people from around the world who are curious and passionate about exploring and expressing their creativity.

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All courses are 100% online, so once they're published, courses start and finish whenever you want. You set the pace of the class. You can go back to review what interests you most and skip what you already know, ask questions, answer questions, share your projects, and more.

The courses are divided into different units. Each one includes lessons, informational text, tasks, and practice exercises to help you carry out your project step by step, with additional complementary resources and downloads. You'll also have access to an exclusive forum where you can interact with the teacher and with other students, as well as share your work and your course project, creating a community around the course.

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Online portfolio design: Creating Figma websites. Web, and App Design course by Lu Yu

Online portfolio design: Creating Figma websites

A course by Lu Yu
Designer. Berlin, Germany.
Joined February 2022
  • 100% positive reviews (14)
  • 1087 students