Make sure that the Designer perspective (in the upper right corner) is selected.
If you are just starting Designer and have no projects in the Project tab, you see the following window:
Clickto launch the Identity Manager Project Wizard.
Name the project, then click.
Select whether or not to import packages into the package catalog, then decide whether to allow Designer to always import package updates.
For more information about packages, see Section 6.0, Managing Packages.
(Conditional) If you selected to import packages, choose the packages you want to import, then clicktwice.