Val is a design and Web animation consultant with a talent for inspiring both other designers and developers to explore the power of animation. She is the author of the new Rosenfeld Media book Designing Interface Animation: Meaningful Motion for User Experience, CSS Animations: A Pocket Guide, and the CSS Animation course on lynda.com. She shares her passion for Web animation as the co-host of the Motion and Meaning podcast and the curator of the UI Animation Newsletter. A proud supporter of the Web community, she co-founded the Web Design Day conference and co-runs Pittsburgh’s Girl Develop It chapter. Val leads workshops on motion design for the Web at companies and conferences around the world and loves every minute of it.