Virtual Seminar

Improve UX With Animation

April 2015

64 minutes

  • Make the case for animation
  • Take animations from good to great
  • Learn best practices that enhance an interface
  • See where animation fits in your process
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Animation often gets a bad rap for being nothing more than decorative, sometimes in poor taste. But, it turns out that animation can add value to the digital world by making interactions more intuitive, interesting, and seductive.

Rachel Nabors, animation ambassador and founder of Tin Magpie, is excited to show you how animation can benefit user experience.

  • Make the case for animation

    • See examples of the different types of animation and learn which are more readily accepted by users
    • Understand how in-betweening helps users process interactions faster
  • Take animations from good to great

    • See examples of the six principles of animation
    • Reinforce relationships, structure, and cause and effect by combining the six principles
  • Learn best practices that enhance an interface

    • Adapt for accessibility with an animation kill switch
    • Know when animation helps and when it hinders
  • See where animation fits in your process

    • Consider animation early on with the use storyboards and animatics
    • Animate “key poses” in interactions to bring users along with task flow

Attend this seminar if you want to:

  • Make animation part of your product development cycle
  • Avoid clunky interfaces that jolt users from their workflow
  • Convince your team to take animation seriously
  • Understand the science behind animation

Learn the guiding principles of when and why to use animation, how it fits into your process, and best practices to ensure your motion design always serves the user. Join Rachel to learn how to put animation to work for your interface and its users.

Want to hear more from Rachel? Read her article on five ways to animate responsibly