Val Head (opens in new tab) is a web animation expert, author, and design evangelist at Adobe. She also teaches CSS animation on Lynda.com and curates the weekly UI Animation Newsletter (opens in new tab). Head will be speaking at Generate New York – the web design event brought to you by the makers of net magazine, Creative Bloq and Web Designer magazine – on 25-27 April 2018, where she will be revealing which web animation options are the best fit for common UI design tasks. (Want more web design info? Try our guide to the best web hosting services.)
In her talk, titled Choose your animation adventure, she’ll look at the full spectrum of animation options from CSS to React Motion and show which are best suited for things like state transitions, showing data, animating illustrations, and making animations responsive.
Once the options have been explored the next step is to look at the tools and how they impact performance. Head has the answers.
Head will also lead a workshop at Generate New York, titled Essential web animation techniques. The blurb for this workshop says: "This workshop will get you started with the essentials of web animation. It covers the basics of motion design theory as it applies to the web, and how to use animation to improve the user experience.