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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Work with the top & vetted animators

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

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Create your project brief

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

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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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YunoJuno offers WONGDOODY access to a lot of great freelancers, supporting us with an account manager and talent manager.



Emma Dawson, Lead Talent Acquisition, EMEA

YunoJuno has reduced the time and admin spent on completing IR35 compliance for all of our freelancers. It's revolutionised how quickly we can hire someone, in a fully compliant way.

Emma Hughes, Senior Creative Producer

YunoJuno is a great platform for finding the best freelancers and really happy with the support of the team there. Super easy to use and it takes care of all our freelancing requirements. All-in-all, it's been a great solution for me and for our Creative Studio at OVO Energy. Happy to recommend YunoJuno to all of my contacts.

Natasha Montgomery, Creative Resource Manager

It's helpful to have the contracts/ briefs and bookings all in one place.The team from YJ are really helpful and make the process smooth.

Tessa Schimetat, Senior Production Manager

The recruitment portal on YunoJuno is really clear and easy to use. It's super helpful to have the list of candidates and all our invoices in one place and to be paid on time. The team is helpful, knowledgeable and on hand to help with any questions we have. Would be great if more of our clients used YunoJuno to manage their freelancers.

Daniel Levy

YunoJuno IR35 process is a seamless experience and takes a lot of the stress away. YunoJuno really helps from an agility and productivity perspective, quickly answering the business needs and helping to create a much more diverse and output focused team. The quick payment of freelancers at YJ is a game changer. We've managed to reduce time to hire from a week to a couple of hours.

Senior Project Manager

I really enjoy working with YunoJuno. The platform is user friendly, intuitive and the Account Management team has been responsive and on hand to help throughout the entire process.Working with YunoJuno, I have been able to onboard, hire and manage my freelancers seamlessly and with speed.

EMEA Marketing Director, Creator, Emerging, Social

I have to say a huge thanks to your team — YunoJuno has saved us on many occasions now.

Christine Richter, Creative Operations Manager

We haven’t used a recruiter in ages, working closely with the YunoJuno Talent team we moved to sourcing 100% via the YJ Marketplace.

Marie Brittain, Resource Manager

YunoJuno have been brilliant in identifying remote working freelancers who always deliver. From first introductions and telephone calls, to brief discussions and final delivery, the key has been good, clear and honest communication.

Nick Astor, Content Strategy & Execution Lead

Frequently asked questions

What is animation?

Animation is a method in which figures are manipulated to give the illusion they are moving.

When should I hire an animator?

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.

What skills should you look for in an animator?

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
Why choose a YunoJuno animator?

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.

How much does it cost to hire an animator?

Our contracted rates for animators in 2019 ranged between £100 and £450, with the average day rate being £300.

Best animators are in high demand

Posting a job on YunoJuno only takes a few clicks. Or speak with an expert about how YunoJuno can help your business with managing freelancers.

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