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    NIX Solutions Ltd

    Kfar Saba, Tel Aviv, Israel

    $474,635
    Earned/Yr
    • 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.

    Pierre, South Dakota, United States

    $121,931
    Earned/Yr
    • 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 Tsymbals Design Studio

    Tsymbals Design Studio

    Kharkiv, Kharkivs'ka Oblast', Ukraine

    $48,962
    Earned/Yr
    • animation
    • 3d
    • 3D Animation

    3D Animation and Walkthrough

    Photorealistic architectural animation and walk-through. 3D Walkthrough Animation – A Technology to enliven designs before it built.

  • View Service Offered By Dream Farm Studios

    Dream Farm Studios

    inorwclaw, Kujawsko-Pomorskie, Poland

    $22,375
    Earned/Yr
    • animation
    • 2D Animation
    • 2D Design

    Animated TV Series

    Dream Farm Studio is capable of producing 3D and 2D animation series through its powerful studio with than 40 Artists in House.

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

    Live Deftsoft Informatics Pvt. Ltd.

    Mohali, Punjab, India

    $54,165
    Earned/Yr
    • 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...

  • View Service Offered By Horatio

    Horatio

    Oradea, Bihor, Romania

    $25,260
    Earned/Yr
    • animation
    • 3d
    • 3D Animation

    3D Animation | 3D Walkthrough

    I''m a highly skilled and energetic engineer with a proven track record on Guru.com and on other freelance platforms. I deliver excellent service built upon an open dialogue with my clients. I''m exper...

  • View Service Offered By Tansom Studios

    Tansom Studios

    Southampton, Hampshire, United Kingdom

    $11,576
    Earned/Yr
    • animation
    • 2D Animation
    • 2D Design

    2D & 3D Animation, Content Development

    Our mission is to introduce a framework for content development, extreme visualization and building an ecosystem for smart devices using the state of the art technology. We are in this business from l...

  • View Service Offered By 2SGamix

    2SGamix

    NOIDA, Delhi, India

    $13,036
    Earned/Yr
    • animation
    • 2D Design
    • 2D Games

    3D/2D Game Art

    We offer full range of Game Art services including 1 User Interace Design 2 2D Concept Art 3 3D Modelling, Texturing, Lighting, Rigging and Skinning 4 Unity VFX and 2D/3D Animations 4 Asset Cr...

  • View Service Offered By Julia Yu

    Julia Yu

    Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    $16,372
    Earned/Yr
    • animation
    • ActionScript
    • Adobe

    Gif and Flash Animation

    Ability to create gif, flash animation and Adobe Flash Action Script 2 and 3. Please have a look of some of my animation works here: http://www.geocities.ws/julia-column/flashWeb/

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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 are 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?

Animators 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 animation is 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 framework, especially by whiteboard animators who create presentations using a series of pictures on a whiteboard that are 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, 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:

  • A 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, an 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.

Benefits of Freelance Animators

Freelance animators have a rich experience and 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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