“We didn’t sign on for Figma for the fun factor, but it’s been a good bonus,” Square’s Stegall says.

Figjam user-generated templates
Figjam user-generated templates

Similarly, Discord, a chat app originally designed for online gaming communities, has seeped into schools and other online groups, Wilson explains. “We’re no Zoom, but we’ve doubled our user base and tripled our revenue,” he says. “It’s cool to see so many people discover us in 2020 and we’re just trying to catch up now with all that growth. We’re doubling our design team this year and that will require more collaboration for sure.”

No doubt that’s the kind of opportunity that Figma should start brainstorming how to serve.

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