A head shot of Rachel Nabors.

The effulgent Rachel Nabors.

Since the Era of Flash, web animation has had a bad reputation: distracting, baroque, decorative, flash without substance. But with web and mobile sites adopting increasingly app-like interfaces, animation has become mission-critical to optimizing the user’s experience.

  • Learn the science behind “tweening” and offloading mental models to the visual cortex.
  • Discover the secrets animation studios use to coordinate massive efforts when designing in the 4th dimension.
  • See all seven animation techniques working together on actual web sites people use today.

Rachel Nabors has traveled the world spreading the philosophy and techniques behind web animation, and she’s bringing it home to Portland.

Our Presenter, Rachel Nabors

Rachel Nabors is an interaction developer, award-winning cartoonist, and host of the Infinite Canvas Screencast. She deftly blends the art of traditional storytelling with digital media to “tell better stories through code” at her interaction studio, Tin Magpie. You can catch up with her at rachelnabors.com.

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Our Venue, ISITE Design

ISITE Design is our home for the foreseeable future and we’re very happy to be there. ISITE is located at 2030 NW Pettygrove St, Portland, OR 97209.

Parking is available on the street and across the street in the Conway parking lot. Conway allows ISITE to use the lot after 5pm, so no worries on towing!

Come on in the front door and go straight back to the conference room on the left.

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