Hire the best freelance animators available

YunoJuno is a leading all-one-platform to find, hire, manage and pay elite and vetted freelancers. Working with global brands, we’ll find the best animators for your project with just a few clicks.

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Why hire an experienced freelance animator?

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.

How hiring animators through YunoJuno works


Create your project brief

Specify your project brief with a few clicks and get matched instantly.

Find the best freelancer

Select from a pool of 70,000+ vetted freelancers, available remote or on-site.
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Manage contracts and payments

Easily manage all payments, contracts and communication through YunoJuno.

What does a animator freelancer do?

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:

Liaising with clients, developing animation from concepts
Stroyboard creation
Developing the timing and pace of the movements of a character to object
Create two-dimensional and three-dimensional images depicting objects in motion or illustrating a process, using computer animation or modeling programs.
Using technical software packages, such as Flash, 3ds Max, Maya, LightWave, Softimage and Cinema 4D

Manage contracts and payments with ease

Powerful freelancer directory

Manage and communicate with all your freelancers, from any source, all in one place.

All contracts organised

Create, send and store your contracts at the click of a button, kept up to date with legislation changes.

Fully-compliant payments

Payments to all freelancers and recruiters, deduct tax at source when required, meaning you only have one supplier.
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Frequently asked questions

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:

  • Artistic talent and technical skills
  • Communication and storytelling skills
  • Natural creativity
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Empathy
  • Drawing skills
  • Computer literacy and familiarity with graphics software including Adobe Creative Suite
  • Editing
  • The flexibility to switch between several projects at once.
  • The ability to present their work
  • An eye for detail
  • Teamwork

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.

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Using a tool like this helps us find the talent we need, when we need it, meaning we can keep projects going without any unnecessary delays.

— Paul Stafford, Head Of Digital Marketing & Online Brand, Superdrug

90% of briefs are filled within 24 hours, literally cutting our admin time by about 80%.

— Edilia Hinojosa, Senior Project Manager
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YunoJuno is a great way of finding talent quickly. It's also helpful to have the contracts/ briefs and bookings all in one place.

— Tessa Schimetat, Senior Production Manager, Depop
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