Bringing Micro-Interaction & UI Animation to Life Through Developer–Designer Collaborations

Kyo Kim
Kyo Kim
Aug 16, 2017 · 11 min read

Regardless of whether the product is app-based, web-based, or any other form of digital product, it must draw the users in, be enjoyable for them to use, and give them the opportunity to engage with it in a direct and meaningful way.

What are Micro-Interactions and Why Should We Care About Them?

Unlike other forms of animation that exist solely to create the illusion of movement, micro-interactions directly engage the user, enabling him/her to accomplish a variety of tasks and interact with the product in an intuitive and effective way.

Principles of Micro-Interactions

-How Developers and Designers Can Work Together to Bring Micro-Interactions to Life

What Are Some Solutions to These Issues?

Skeleton Interaction Concept & Interaction Guide

“The skeleton interaction concept and interaction guide leaves no room for interpretation which enables me to start work immediately and be confident in matching the designer’s vision.” –Jesse M Majcher / Lead IOS engineer

Delightful Team Interactions Make for Delightful Products


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Kyo Kim

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Kyo Kim

Product designer@Lyft

Capital One Tech

The low down on our high tech from the engineering experts at Capital One. Learn about the solutions, ideas and stories driving our tech transformation.