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Tools Summit: Free Up the Cognitive Load: UX in Animation Workflow

Irene Zhu (UX Designer, 343 Industries)

Location: Room 3004, West Hall

Date: Monday, March 16

Time: 2:10pm - 2:40pm

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Core+Summits Pass, Summits Pass - Get your pass now!

Topic: Programming

Format: Session

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: All

Have you ever felt the tools you had to use are limiting your creativity? Have you find it hard to sell to people that tools can make such a difference therefore deserve the investment? Have you struggled to accept the fact that it's not possible to modernize your workflow because it's simply too complex? In this talk, UX Designer Irene Zhu will take you through a journey of applying UX to tools to free up users cognitive load in the traditionally complex Animation Workflow. It will compare what it is vs what it used to be like, and the impact the new workflow is bringing, as well as some tips for you to start transform your workflow today.


The audience will see measurable impact an intuitive workflow is able to bring, and practical steps to minimize users cognitive load.

Intended Audience

Tools and workflow designers and developers
Animation tool developers
Technical animators
Anybody who cares about tool user experience in general