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  • View Service Offered By Scopic

    Scopic
    Member

    Rutland, Massachusetts, United States

    1,273,620/year ·
    • animation
    • 2D Design
    • Animation 2d

    Video Production

    When you want to deliver a message to your audience what do you choose: text or video? Your viewers retain 95% of a message when they watch it in a video compared to 10% when they read it in a text. ...

  • View Service Offered By NIX Solutions Ltd

    NIX Solutions Ltd
    Member

    Kfar Saba, Tel Aviv, Israel

    433,685/year ·
    • animation
    • 3D Design
    • 3ds Max

    3D Graphic, VR/AR Development, Animation

    The NIX Team consists of experts with significant experience of harnessing 3D and AR/VR technologies for various needs. We can implement various ideas from a VR tour of a facility to an educational 3D...

  • View Service Offered By Smart Software Solutions, Inc.

    Smart Software Solutions, Inc.
    Member

    Pierre, South Dakota, United States

    115,606/year ·
    • animation
    • .NET
    • Ajax

    Flash & Web Animation

    We are a highly skilled and energetic U.S. based software development team with a proven track record on Guru.com and our other business channels. We deliver excellent service built upon an open dial...

  • View Service Offered By OffRoad Studios

    OffRoad Studios
    Member

    Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan

    69,850/year ·
    • animation
    • 360 Degree Assessment
    • Digital Agency

    GAMING & INTERACTIVE

    In the vast forest of Gaming and Interactive, which demands immense determination and nerves of steel, we find ourselves to be the conquerors. Through the thickets and deep woodlands, we love to explo...

  • View Service Offered By Tsymbals Design Studio

    Tsymbals Design Studio
    Member

    Kharkiv, Kharkivs'ka Oblast', Ukraine

    68,118/year ·
    • animation
    • 3D Design
    • 3D Rendering

    3d Product Animation

    Illustrate complex designs, assemble, explode, move around, through or even into the design. Virtually no limits. 3d animations and renderings that will demand the attention of your audience.

  • View Service Offered By Kennet Dastrup

    Kennet Dastrup
    Member

    Copenhagen, North Denmark, Denmark

    54,903/year ·
    • data management
    • digital mapping
    • google maps api

    Data Visualization (D3, MapBox, Tableau)

    Specialized in data science and computer geography as a senior software engineer with over 12 years of experience and built kinds of data visualization dashboard.

    ? Data visualization, data...

  • View Service Offered By iOS App Developer Thomas Woodfin

    iOS App Developer Thomas Woodfin
    Member

    Denver, Colorado, United States

    26,575/year ·
    • animation
    • HTML5
    • Java

    Flash & Web Animation

    Latest Portfolio: I work well independently or in teams on larger projects and I can work on-site as needed.Feel free to check out my work at my website for more information on myself and my backgroun...

  • View Service Offered By Dream Farm Studios

    Dream Farm Studios
    Member

    inorwclaw, Kujawsko-Pomorskie, Poland

    27,576/year ·
    • animation
    • Cartoon Character
    • Charachter Rig

    Character design

    Dream Farm has more than thirteen years of experience in designing characters in both realistic and fantasy styles. Our Character Design Reel: https://youtu.be/bGgUBjbKfgc

  • View Service Offered By Live Deftsoft Informatics Pvt. Ltd.

    Live Deftsoft Informatics Pvt. Ltd.
    Member

    Mohali, Punjab, India

    37,258/year ·
    • animation
    • Android
    • Android Programming

    Flash & Web Animation

    Seven years working experience in Microsoft .NET technology provided me with solid foundations of knowledge in web development area, ASP.NET, ASP.NET MVC, ASP.NET MVP, .NET technologies.During that ti...

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Hiring a Freelance Animator for Your Job

An animator is an artist who combines multiple images to give the illusion of movement. These images can be hand-drawn pictures, digital images, and even models or puppets. In short, animators are artists who trick you into believing that a multitude of static pictures is actually a moving image.  Animation can be of different types – computer animation, stop motion, clay animation and even paint on glass animation. Though popularly seen in the television and film industry, animators also work in web development companies, marketing agencies, publishing houses, and game development.

What Does an Animator Do?

Freelance Animators for hire create special effects, animation or other visual images using computers based technologies. The most popular are character animators - artists who make a certain character move in 2D or 3D. Though the freelance animators are usually perceived to be exclusive to the entertainment industry, in truth, animators are everywhere – they design graphics for websites, recreate investigation scenarios, produce simulations for defense forces and even create visual aid and other educational material. They are also used in corporate frameworks, especially by whiteboard animators who create presentations using a series of pictures on a whiteboard that is then sequenced to create an animated presentation. Animators are synonymous with cartoon animators – artists who create animated narrative sequences. There are many cartoon animators for hire available on Guru and typically these artists prefer to find freelance jobs online.

If you are looking for a freelance animator for hire, make sure they can:

  • Conceptualize and execute visually striking animation for various platforms.

  • Collaborate with other professionals like editor, cinematographer, and director, as well as other technical departments, to ensure that animation elements are correctly incorporated.

  • Think creatively to give a physical form to their ideas.

  • Multi-task and adhere to deadlines.

Qualifications of an Animator

When hiring a freelance animator, make sure they are listed on the best websites for freelance work and have references. Other than that, these are some of the vital things that they should have:

  • Professional education in animation or new media production or related disciplines.

  • Excellent drawing skills.

  • Working knowledge of computer-based animation software such as Adobe Animate, DrawPlus, etc.

  • An exceptional understanding of form, shape, structure, and silhouettes, especially character animators.

  • Skill in speed drawing, explainer video creation and After Effects, especially whiteboard animators.

Other than that, a freelance animator should also have good research skills, as each project is distinct from the other and requires an in-depth understanding of the given topic. When looking at Cartoon Animators for Hire, skills in 2D and 3D animation would be ideal. Freelance 3D animator brainstorms with the client to fully understand their requirements and then, design the animation and enhance its visual appearance by adding various attributes such as colors, sound, light, and environment. 2D animators for hire help create websites, video games, advertisements, and even videos. They may work as animators, character designers or as storyboard artists and are seen associated with various industries such as video gaming. You can hire a freelance animated video maker from some of the best online platforms. Hiring a best-animated video maker online for your project from some of the top freelance websites is the best approach for a creative, engaging, and funny video.

Benefits of Freelance Animators

Find freelance Animators who have rich experience and are open to trying new things because they have worked across varied industries and projects. Freelancers also update their skills constantly and are better informed about the latest trends in animation technology.

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