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Use Adobe Animate for Interactive projects Web design Game development Design vector graphics Online video

Bespoke Animate CC - 1 Day Introduction

Key Course Details:

Level:

Introduction

Duration:

1 Day (10am-5pm)

Price:

From £495 + VAT

Dates:

Dates to suit you

Learn the fundamentals of Animate as we guide you through this essentials introduction to the new leading interactive-design program. We will show you how to draw and animate your own graphics. This is the perfect starting point for anyone interested in creating enhanced web output.

This course can be based around our base outline or part/fully customised according to your level & requirements. Our bespoke Adobe Animate CC training is offered either Online, Onsite at your offices or at one of the XChange centres in London, Manchester and Glasgow.

Learn the fundamentals of Animate as we guide you through this essentials introduction to the new leading interactive-design program. We will show you how to draw and animate your own graphics. This is the perfect starting point for anyone interested in creating enhanced web output.

This course can be based around our base outline or part/fully customised according to your level & requirements. Our bespoke Adobe Animate CC training is offered either Online, Onsite at your offices or at one of the XChange centres in London, Manchester and Glasgow.

  • Bespoke Animate CC - 1 Day Introduction

    Course Details

    This 1-day Introduction course helps you learn about the tools and features available in Adobe Animate CC. We will help you understand how this new industry-leading program takes interactive design to a new level. We will guide you in learning the work area and the best practices for creating animated content with different export options. Plus, you will get the hands-on experience you need to create your own projects.

    Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

    • Navigate the Animate environment
    • Import and create graphics
    • Draw using the built-in tools
    • Create and use symbols
    • Animate shapes
    • Import audio and video
    • Add simple interactivity through Script Assist and Behaviours
    • Publish in several formats

    Our goal is for you to be able to create simple visual projects that are ready to use for the web.

    Course Target Audience and delegate prerequisites:

    This course is intended for designers and developers who are new to Animate and who want to learn the interface and commonly used features.

    You will need basic PC or Mac skills, including a solid understanding of a computer's operating system (Windows or Mac OS). You will also need to know how to launch a program, create and save files, and copy files from CDs and other media.

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  • Full Course Outline

    The following is a general outline. The range of topics covered during your training is dependent upon student level, time available and preferences of your course booking.

    Introducing the Course
    • Understanding the course format
    • Reviewing the course objectives and prerequisites
    • Looking at the course outline
    Adobe Animate Interface
    • Workspaces
    • Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator integration
    • Understanding the canvas
    • Document size and colour
    • Overflow
    • Flash Video Technology
    • UI components
    • Adobe Device Central CC
    • Animate Project Files
    Creating and Importing Graphic Assets
    • Working with different graphic formats
    • Importing bitmap graphics
    • Importing vector graphics
    • Working with layers and layer folders
    • Using the drawing tools
    • Using object and merge drawing
    • Working with the Colour panels
    • Creating and using Graphic symbols
    • Using the Library panel
    • Using Cloud Libraries
    Using Text Effectively
    • Using the Text tool
    • Adding and formatting static text
    • Changing font rendering methods
    • Using font best practices
    • Using web fonts
    • Adobe Typekit
    Creating Animations
    • Working with the Timeline
    • Using keyframes, blank keyframes, and frames
    • Creating motion tweens
    • Creating shape tweens
    • Creating transition effects
    • Auto keyframe and auto transition
    • Using the pin
    • Using labels
    • Understanding easing
    • Symbols in animation
    • Testing your animations
    Adding Interactivity with Script Assist and Behaviours
    • Using Script Assist
    • Adding actions to a frame
    • Creating and using Button symbols
    • Understanding triggers
    • Adding behaviours to a button
    • Naming instances for scripting
    Using Moving Clips
    • Creating and using Movie Clip symbols
    • Organising a Movie Clip Timeline
    • Using actions to control a Timeline
    • Responding to user interactions
    Adding Sound and Video
    • Importing sound
    • Changing sound properties
    • Adding sound to a Timeline
    • Embedding video in a Timeline
    • Audio and video synching
    Publishing Flash Documents
    • Using different publishing formats
    • Using publishing profiles
    • Adding Flash Player detection
    • Publishing for deployment
    • Export OAM files for Dreamweaver, Muse and InDesign
  • Training Location Options

    Online ↓ London ↓ Manchester ↓ Glasgow ↓ Onsite ↓

    This course is offered for your convenience at one of our bespoke training centres in London, Manchester and Glasgow, Remote Online, or Onsite at your offices anywhere in the UK. Just let us know what would work best for you or your team.

    Remote Online

    Delivered Online to your location

    Live online training offers an extremely flexible and convenient way of covering the same content as our bespoke classroom based courses. You will receive professional, certified design training from one of our experienced instructors direct to your screen, offering the perfect solution for those wishing to learn without having to travel.

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    Remote Online Training Courses

    Central London

    5 St John’s Lane, Clerkenwell, EC1M 4BH

    St John’s Lane is located in the heart of Clerkenwell close to the junction of Farringdon and Clerkenwell Road. Farringdon tube & train station is just a few minutes away and the training centre can also be accessed from Chancery Lane and Barbican tubes in about 10 minutes. There is also easy direct access by bus from Waterloo (243) and West End (55) with nearby stops.

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    London Training Centre

    Central Manchester

    Piccadilly House, 49 Piccadilly, M1 2AP

    Piccadilly House is located in central Manchester directly next to the Piccadilly Gardens transport interchange with excellent bus and tram connections and is easily accessed from Piccadilly train Station (5 mins). Victoria station is also close by (around 10 mins).

    Click to view Full details of our
    Manchester Training Centre

    Central Glasgow

    Centrum Business Centre, 38 Queen Street, G1 3DX

    The Queen Street training centre is located in central Glasgow within easy walking distance of the 3 local train options of Central Station, Queen Street and Argyle Street offering excellent transport connections.

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    Glasgow Training Centre

    Onsite

    Onsite at your Offices/Premises

    If you have the required set up and would prefer to have the training at your location we will be able to deliver the same session onsite at your premises as in our training centres. This will provide you with the same tailored training but without the need to travel and less disruption to you or your teams work schedule.

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    Onsite Training
  • Related Courses

    Below are related bespoke courses for alternative tailored training options.


    Bespoke Adobe Animate CC Training Courses

    Adobe Animate CC - 2 Day Introduction training

    Bespoke HTML Training Courses

    HTML and CSS - 2 Day Introduction Training Course

    Bespoke Adobe Dreamweaver CC Training Courses

    Adobe Dreamweaver CC - 1 Day Introduction training

    Bespoke Adobe Photoshop CC Training Courses

    Adobe Photoshop CC - 2 Day Introduction Training Course
  • Client Reviews

    ''Excellent course that was delivered at a good pace and very easy to understand and apply.''

    David Cunningham, Animate Introduction - Two Days

    ''This was an excellent course and I feel it's really added more to my general skill-set. I can't wait to get started and creating. Many thanks!!!''

    Peter Songi, RIBA Enterprises, Animate Introduction - Two Days

    ''The course was set at the right pace. The course instructor was very approachable, friendly, patient. Overall a good course.''

    Jayne Edwards, Liverpool City Council, Animate Introduction - Two Days

    ''Trainer was extremely well prepared and thought out our training needs well. Moved at a great pace, not too slow but at the same time willing to stop and take a breather if needed.''

    Murray Ziervogel, BGL Group, Adobe Animate - One Day Advanced

    ''Really enjoyed the course feel I've learned significant amount in order to be able to put my news skills in to practice - thanks!''

    Esther Lazenby, Liverpool City Council, Animate Introduction - Two Days

    ''Excellent training location and resources. My third course at XChange in Manchester and I can't wait to come back for more. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend XChange to friends and colleagues, and have done so on many occasions. ''

    Eddie Allen, South Liverpool Homes, Animate Introduction - Two Days

    ''We covered a wide range of information in a short period of time. I would certainly use XChange again because of the informed and valued training.''

    Rachel Grant, Smith & Nephew, Digital Publishing Suite 2 Day Introduction

    ''Brilliant course, very helpful and interesting. The instructor was very knowledgeable and engaging and I learned a huge amount from the course. Will come back for more software training in the future. ''

    Chris Tompson, Colour Management - 1 Day Introduction

    ''Thanks for a very pleasant and educational 2 days. I think it was especially good because it was a small class which gave very individual training.''

    Nigel Hopwood, Jacob Jensen Design, InDesign - 2 Day Advanced

    ''I found this course very much helped me to reach that next level and totally filled in all the gaps of my HTML and CSS knowledge. The trainer was fantastic and I am now starting to look for more courses to do with XChange.''

    Garrit Glasby, Australian High Commission, HTML & CSS - 2 Day Introduction

Frequently Asked Questions:

What dates are available for this course?

As a bespoke course the date arrangement is based around your requirements and availability in our schedule. With your guide of when you are looking for the training we will advise suitable date options ahead of finalising the planned date(s).

Can the content be tailored to my requirements?

Yes we are flexible about tailoring content and can adapt to be fully based on your requirements, a mixture of content from different levels of our base courses or a base outline with some additional focus areas.

Can this course be delivered live online?

Yes we can provide the same bespoke course as a live online session connecting to you or your group with either Zoom or Microsoft Teams if preferred.

What is the cost to deliver the course onsite?

We are equally able to deliver our bespoke training onsite at your premises and the cost to deliver this is the same structure as classroom with the addition of basic expenses depending on your location. Onsite courses in and around London, Manchester and Glasgow are usually without additional costs.

Can the course include my work samples?

It is often possible to review and include consideration towards sample files however the main course content is usually structured around prepared examples which are best suited to the planned content and structure of teaching the required skills in the best format.