An artist group asked in a french forum to test his beta website. Their website explaining how to easy animate, using Designer
Here is the video

Here is the website "beta version"

In fact they record the screen while moving character !!!
The video is in french but it is easy to understand by simply watching the video.
This seems to be their first video from a serie.

Maybe Xara Designer could became an animation software !
Xara Designer developers may add a path tool, then we can draw a line with this tool an it and create a editable path for objects movement.