Animated .gif files are the earliest forms of animation on the web. At one point nearly every website seemed to have a corny animated globe rotating to represent the World Wide Web.
The sophomore GDC students used the ancient technology to create simple animations promoting the GDC program or themselves as designers. The assignment helps prepare them for working with other animation software, but mostly solidifies how layer arrangement works in Photoshop. Click on the thumbnails to view the animations.