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After Effects Training: Prototyping UI Animation

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Present your interface designs with slick animations created with After Effects.

In this training, you will utilize After Effects, Adobe XD and Photoshop to create slick animated prototypes to present your work in upcoming pitches and demos to developers, designers and stakeholders.

Simulate phone and other device interface movement, including easing, timing, parallax, zooming and other animation principles. Work with Photoshop and Adobe XD to create optimized assets for import into After Effects. Apply your device animations to device mocks with simulated touch recordings.

This course serves as a foundation After Effects course for UX strategists, UI designers and managers. Some lessons will include workflows between Photoshop and Adobe XD or Sketch UI, but these lessons are not the emphasis of this course.


  • Create a workspace optimized for UI animation
  • Become familiar the animation principles as they apply to UX
  • Integrate a video, audio, images, layered Photoshop, and Illustrator files
  • Manipulate transformation properties, blend modes, keyframes and ease transitions of objects in the timeline
  • Parent and precompose objects for workflow efficiency
  • Learn how to use blending modes and track mattes
  • Utilize effects for the keying of footage
  • Incorporate photorealistic Photoshop mocks for After Effects
  • Learn Adobe Media Encoder to render a variety of outputs
  • Utilize third-party tools for easing, exporting and more

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Basic computer skills on Mac or Windows.


Skill Level: 1



Along with this training, you will receive:

  • Student courseware and class projects
  • Adobe After Effects Course Certificate
  • Conversion tools bookmark

This training can also assist with the preparation of Adobe certification exams, including the Adobe Certified Professional credential.

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