There are a lot of jQuery plugins out there, but none that I felt offered the features that I was specifically after. So in the end I wrote my own code and using their own images, hooked it into the website.
Also integrated Fancybox as a nice lightweight way of having a lightbox effect when you click on images and videos.
- Custom image sliders and animations on the home page
- Integrating Fancybox into the site
- A non-WordPress website