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  • View Service Offered By Dream Farm Studios

    Dream Farm Studios

    inorwclaw, Kujawsko-Pomorskie, Poland

    $32,736
    Earned/Yr
    • illustration
    • Adobe
    • Adobe Photoshop

    Comic Book | Book Illustration

    We provide bespoke cartoon illustration to both corporate and private individuals. All our work is created digitally using a Wacom Cintiq tablet, Apple iMac, and professional creative software such as...

  • View Service Offered By MicroArts

    MicroArts

    Islamabad, Islamabad, Pakistan

    $24,997
    Earned/Yr
    • illustration
    • 3D Mapping
    • 3D Rendering

    Illustrations and Drawings

    Illustration plays the key role in raising the sales and marketing of any company! Illustrations are included in advertising in order to put a message or two to the audience. It persuades the target a...

  • View Service Offered By Volxom (Pvt) Ltd

    Volxom (Pvt) Ltd

    Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    $33,730
    Earned/Yr
    • illustration
    • Adobe Illustrator
    • Book Illustration

    Character Illustration

    Volxom being a creative design firm provides pure illustration services to its clients in their desired style. We specialize in Retro Style, Vintage Style, Character Illustration, Children Book Illust...

  • View Service Offered By Getty Creations

    Getty Creations

    Richmond, British Columbia, Canada

    $15,832
    Earned/Yr
    • illustration
    • Adobe Illustrator
    • Animation

    Illustration and Infographics

    I am an out of the box designer who can create outstanding illustrations and I am new to Guru but have almost 7 years of hard-core designing experience. My specialty is to integrate bold ideas toge...

  • View Service Offered By LisaMarieBrennan

    LisaMarieBrennan

    Ukiah, California, United States

    $16,165
    Earned/Yr
    • illustration
    • Comics
    • Design

    Child Book Illustration

    Illustrations, including childrens books, young adult, and adult. Black and white drawings. Full color drawings and animations. Computer animations and cartoons. Comic style drawings and comic strips....

  • View Service Offered By TheDesignBee

    TheDesignBee

    Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

    $7,794
    Earned/Yr
    • illustration
    • Adobe Illustrator
    • Adobe Photoshop

    Illustration Design : Comic Book: Mascot

    One hive for all your honey needs. So if you are looking to start off a new business or planning to redesign your brand put our creative Bees to work. :)

  • View Service Offered By colorgraphicz

    colorgraphicz

    kolkata, West Bengal, India

    $18,813
    Earned/Yr
    • illustration
    • Blog
    • Branding

    Logos & Identity Packages

    We believe in ORIGINAL and QUALITY work since Work is our solo identity. We are a highly motivated team of adept professionals so we can deliver you the work timely. LOGO Graphics PORTFOLIO: http://co...

  • View Service Offered By DesignCraftive

    DesignCraftive

    Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada

    $9,084
    Earned/Yr
    • illustration
    • 2D Graphics
    • Adobe Illustrator

    Illustration Design | Comics | Sketch

    DesignCraftive ultimate destination for your brand. For more than 8 years we at DesignCraftive strive to bring out the best for our clients which have resulted in satisfied and happy customers who lov...

  • View Service Offered By Tansom Studios

    Tansom Studios

    Eastleigh, Hampshire, United Kingdom

    $8,046
    Earned/Yr
    • illustration
    • 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...

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Find Freelance Illustrators for Hire

Illustrators are artists hired to create illustrations, pictures or still drawings, for use in advertisement, books and magazines, packaging, greeting cards, newspapers, and other digital media mediums. Illustrators are widely employed by advertising and marketing agencies and publishing houses.

What Does an Illustrator Do?

Illustrators make products or services much easier to comprehend and recall with their drawings and paintings. Freelance Illustrators for hire could be of different types depending on their creative choices. Children’s book illustrator for hire, as the name suggests, creates illustrations for a younger audience and hence, uses brightly colored simple drawings. Freelance Book Illustrators begin by reading the book and understanding its objective, genre, and target audience. After this, they create appropriate drawings, sketches, and charts for the cover as well as for content inside the book. A Freelance Adobe Illustrator designer conceptualizes and creates original images and artwork for print publications and digital media. 

Most of these illustrators work digitally and digital illustration freelancers are widely found in top freelance marketplaces, like Guru, online. You can hire a freelance Illustrator who can provide a package of services.

When looking to hire a freelance Illustrator, make sure they can:

  • Develop visual ideas as per the brief.

  • Use their drawing, sketching, painting and photographic skills to produce illustrations.

  • Format images using computer-aided design software such as Illustrator, QuarkXPress, InDesign, Freehand and Adobe Photoshop.

  • Print illustrations that meet quality and color standards.

  • Liaise with editors, authors, and designers.

  • Think creatively and deliver in the stipulated time.

  • Work under pressure and meet deadlines.

Qualifications of an Illustrator

Browse freelancers’ profiles to make sure they have:

  • Professional degree in an art or design subject such as illustration, graphic design or fine art.

  • Strong aesthetic and conceptual skills.

  • Excellent drawing and IT skills.

  • Ability to think of out-of-the-box ideas.

  • Attention to detail and ability to work methodically.

Additionally, knowledge of digital media and web marketing skills would be advantageous.

Benefits of a Freelance Illustrator

There are a number of illustrators who are looking to get freelance projects. You can find freelance Illustrators who can shell out flexible working hours and work round the clock. They communicate with the client directly and can provide a host of additional services, such as storyboarding, as well. It makes the most sense to hire an illustrator for freelance work when the job is small and needs to be completed as soon as possible.

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