To begin a story boarded the info graphic, using my topic research and transitions in mind. I did two drafts because my first one focused more on the statistics than the motion, so in the second draft I kept the motion as the primary focus.
I used Adobe Illustrator to make the concept art for the animation, as well as the actual assets. I used this pasteboard to conceptualize and then exported the assets into After Effects via other individualized files that used the same HDTV template.
I also used cinema4d to rig and animate the hands that appear at the end of the video.
Using After Effects, I animated each asset in separate Pre-Compositions that I color coded based on importance (the warmer the color the more important, i.e. main assets in red and text in sandstone) when compiling them into the main composition.
For the penultimate step, I made minute adjustments to the timing, added music, Foley fx, and voiceover that I recorded and edited in Premiere and Audition before exporting with Adobe Media Encoder.