A key benefit of hiring a freelance animator is the wealth of experience they command across many aspects of animation. This can range from 2D animation, 3D animation, motion graphics, stop motion and Cel animation. Animators gain that breadth of creative knowledge as a natural result of working with multiple clients across various industries.
Designing complex graphics and animation, animators use independent judgement, creativity, and computer equipment to create special effects, animation, or other visual images. Their responsibilities typically include:
Animation is a method in which figures are manipulated to give the illusion they are moving.
There are several reasons why now might be the time to hire an animator. This includes:
Time — You will have someone dedicated to creating your animation, to an exceptional standard, whilst giving you time to focus on other areas of the business.
Skills/knowledge — If you have a visual story to tell, animators are able to help. By hiring a professional animator, you're able to get customised animation that fits your business and your goals. Freelancers have built up their experience and skills through various projects, which means you can leverage this for your own project.
Ideas — Due to their diverse background, freelancers are able to bring new ideas to the table. Not only can they help give a fresh perspective on your business with their knowledge and expertise, they can also help develop animation that can help improve your customer experience.
Results driven — As freelancers build their portfolio from reputation and word of mouth, it is important that they build and nurture their relationships. Due to this, they’re motivated to provide and deliver the highest quality of work.
Animators have a wide variety of skills. The most common attributes include:
Each of our animator experts have been manually vetted by our dedicated onboarding team to ensure they have the right skills and experience to be considered an elite Freelancer. They have their own profile that outlines their skills and experience, giving you the opportunity to review this to ensure they have the right background for your project.
Our contracted rates for animators in 2019 ranged between £100 and £450, with the average day rate being £300.