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  • $35 hourly
    Dynamic and seasoned Video Content Creator with a strong skills in video editing and 2D animation with a rich background in media production, spanning from renowned industry stints in Russia to independent ventures since 2013. Proficient in crafting engaging and informative films for global audiences, with hands-on experience as a second director, enriching my expertise in video production workflows. My unwavering dedication to excellence ensures timely project deliveries while adhering to broadcast and distribution standards. Conceptualizing and producing captivating video content across various genres, including explainer videos, sports highlights, fashion promos, music videos, commercials, travel documentaries, and scientific films. ● Designing dynamic visuals and infographics tailored for web platforms such as websites, YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, TikTok, and more. ● I stay abreast of the latest trends in AI-Technology and actively integrating it into my work. ● Proficient in 2D animation techniques and seamless visual effects integration to elevate storytelling. ● Skilled in curating immersive audio experiences through music selection, sound design, and voiceover integration. ● Expertise in video conversion and optimal publishing practices for multi-platform distribution. Soft: Adobe Creative Suite (After Effects, Premiere Pro, Illustrator, Photoshop) 3D element Davinci Resolve Final Cut Pro Mocha Boujou Nuke My commitment to creativity and quality ensures that every project I undertake is executed to the highest standard.
    vsuc_fltilesrefresh_TrophyIcon 2D Animation
    Video Editing
    Animation
    Color Correction & Filter
    Green Screen
    3D Motion Tracking
    Rotoscoping
    Keying
    Infographic
    Color Grading
    Adobe Premiere Pro
    Video Production
    Adobe After Effects
    Adobe Illustrator
    Adobe Photoshop
  • $75 hourly
    3 Time Telly Award winner - 2010,2011 & 2016! I started visualizing in the 3rd dimension while I was finishing my Bachelors Degree in Computer Engineering. Having had a flair for creativity, I combined my knowledge of Math & Science with Art & started as a 3D Artist in 1992 with “Electronic Arts”. Along the journey of over 21 years, I have received several awards in the field of 3D Graphics, Animation & Visual Effects. Having travelled across the world has not only given me the pleasure of visiting several places, meeting different people & understanding their cultures but has also enabled me to add different flavors of creativity to my work. I firmly believe in building long-term working relationships with all my clients & I am proud to say that all my clients can endorse Y-Axis in terms of quality & timely delivery. Service Description Y-Axis, LLC was formed in 2008 built upon a wealth of talent & experience spanning over 16 years. Over the years, Y-Axis has had associations with clients from US, UK, Australia, Russia, India & other countries around the globe. Y-Axis offers leading-edge quality in 3D Graphics, Animation & Visual Effects for Video, Web & Print. When Producers, Production Houses, Ad-Agencies, Corporations, Media Channels & other Creative outfits need a world class product executed in a timely manner, they turn to Y-Axis. The philosophy & culture at Y-Axis is to exceed the expectations not only the very first time – but to constantly evolve & push the boundaries thereby establishing a long-lasting working relationship with all its clients. Based on the very same “mantra”, today Y-Axis can proudly talk about a client list that includes names such as “Pillsbury Doughboy, Coke, Hewlett Packard, Pantene, Yamaha, The Washington Companies, Unity Media Group, Boise Cascade, Washington Group International, Talnet Productions, JL Productions, Creative Wave Idaho, Foundation Media Solutions, Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, P&G, Leo Burnett, Ogilvy & Mather, Sony TV, Zee TV, KTVB Channel 7, ADA Sports, St.Luke’s, Idaho State Board of Education..” and many more! The core competency of Y-Axis lays in 3D Graphics, Animation & Visual Effects which also extends into Designing & Developing Websites, Web-Based-Training & Print Collateral. Having affiliates that are leading professionals in the industry enables Y-Axis to take on turnkey projects.
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    Explainer Video
    Video Production
    Video Editing
    Technical Illustration
    Adobe After Effects
    Medical Animation
    Compositing
    3D Animation
    3D Illustration
    3D Design
    3D Rendering
  • $75 hourly
    “Exceptional work”, “Fast as lightning”, “Highly recommend”, and “Very responsive and delivers high-quality work”. Common animated projects include: 1. 2D & 3D animation; animated storytelling, characters, environments, and motion graphics 2. Animated stories to communicate ideas, businesses, or products 3. Traditional hand-drawn frame-by-frame Disney Styled Animation 4. Animated Infographic Motion Graphics for Explainer or Whiteboard videos 5. 3D animated scenes. character, and assets for games and entertainment. Styles: 2D or 3D animation style including traditional hand-drawn frame-by-frame animation, 2D cutout puppet rigged character animation, 2D motion graphics and visual effects, Pixar-styled 3D animation. Visual styles for any animated content can range from cartoon to realistic. Software Proficiency: Adobe After Effects, Illustrator, Photoshop, Premiere Pro, Maya, & Blender Expectations: Clear, prompt, and responsive communication between freelancers and clients. Expect fast turnarounds and high quality, and prepare to respond in a timely manner to avoid production delays. All projects will begin and progress through some, or all of the following stages: 1. Written Treatment - Outline or a script/screenplay 2. Storyboard/Animatic - Preliminary cinematography, timed out in an animated sequence or rough sketches 3. Concept Art - Designs of characters and a visual style sheet for the final animation 4. Production - All final assets, characters, and environments are created and prepped for animation. 5. Animation - The shots in the rough animation will be produced. Animation begins in a blocking phase and then is slowly refined into the final motion. Clients will be updated frequently throughout production. 6. Post-Production - Piecing together all the final renderings into the end result. Usually composited in After Effects and rendered as a .mp4 video file. 7. Contract Completion - Final deliverables are sent via Upwork messenger, in addition to all project files. Quote Calculator: The following rates are general and may be adjusted to fit your specific project’s needs. - Digital Art and Illustration: $150/illustration (1 character + 1 background). Additional characters/design elements/complex ideas: $100 each. - Storyboard & Animatic: $200/minute (rough sketches, timed out to placeholder audio) - 2D Animation: $600/1 minute (2 characters + 1 environment + simple animation). Additional characters/environments/complex animations: $200 each. - 3D Animation: $800/1 minute (1 character + 1 environment + simple animations). Additional characters/environments/complex animations: $300 each. Client Feedback: - “Exceptional! Completed the project ahead of schedule and provided additional files” - “Fast as lightning. Highly recommend.” - “Delivers high-quality work. You would pass up a gem if you didn’t work with him.” - “Great communication, efficient, and great quality work!” - “Did the job perfectly and before the deadline. Highly recommend this freelancer.” - “High-quality work, great communication, and great attitude:).” - “Super chill and friendly and generally awesome to work with.” - “Amazing Job! Smart knew exactly what I needed. Will work with Coleman again.” 100% Job success rate and consistent 5-star reviews from my satisfied clients! My aim is to capture your vision accurately and show the world your business, product, or idea in an engaging and captivating way. I hold a bachelor's Degree in 3D animation from the Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design and I’m also the founder and CEO of Upswing Art, an e-learning solution for art and animation.
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    Demo Video
    Corporate Video
    Advertising
    Promotional Video
    Motion Graphics
    Motion Design
    Cartoon Style
    Explainer Video
    Animated Explainer
    Adobe After Effects
    3D Animation
    Animation
    Autodesk Maya
    Blender
  • $50 hourly
    I'm a Motion Designer with experience creating 2D animations and motion graphic packages for explainer videos and social media marketing campaigns. I've used Adobe After Effects primarily and extensively, but I'm very familiar with Adobe's other animation and design programs including Adobe Animate, Adobe Character Animator, and Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop. I can work with a team or independently from my home office in Austin, Texas. I have plenty of experience collaborating creatively and I'm firm believer in working together to build something more than the sum of its parts. I'm also a screenwriter and storyteller, with experience storyboarding and creating animatics for 2D animated videos.
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    2D Design
    Animation
    Animated Environment
    2D Illustration
    Motion Design
    Graphic Design
    Illustration
    Motion Graphics
    Animated GIF
    Adobe Photoshop
    Adobe Illustrator
    Adobe After Effects
    Adobe Animate
    Animated Explainer
  • $85 hourly
    I am a visual designer with 5+ years of experience in design, 2D, and 3D animation. As a designer I love making beautiful visuals and working with my clients to realize their best vision and create an attention grabbing design that brings them success in any endeavor they're embarking on. By combining art, design, and creative technologies I deliver 2D & 3D renders and animation as well as branding, web design, content, and more. Let's chat about how we can successfully solve your product, content, and design needs.
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    Motion Design
    Video Editing
    Graphic Design
    Creative Direction
    Brand Identity
    Branding & Marketing
    3D Modeling
    Web Design
    Animation
    Motion Graphics
    Webflow
    UX & UI
    Ad Content Creation
    3D Animation
  • $38 hourly
    Audio guy based in Austin Texas. I do all sorts of audio enhancements, sfx and composing. My services include: --- Video editing (Adobe Premiere pro) --- Audio Editing (Cubase, Adobe Audition) --- Audio Restoration (iZotope RX7) --- Composing (FL Studio) --- Mastering
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    Sound Mixing
    Audio Post Production
    Audio Restoration
    Audio Editing
    Video Editing
    Audio Mastering
    English to Serbian Translation
    Audio Production
    Data Entry
  • $120 hourly
    I've been creating animations and interactive content for 20 years for clients including Pixar, DreamWorks, Disney, Sony, Cartoon Network, Warner Bros., LEGO, PBS, Scholastic, Random House, and lots more! At A/B Positive I lead a small team to create everything from short-form animation to animated series to complex interactive experiences with rich storytelling.
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    Comics
    Scriptwriting
    Screenwriting
    Flash Animation
    Computer Animation
    Story Editing
    Character Design
    Storyboarding
    Animation
    Motion Graphics
    Moho
  • $40 hourly
    Photoshop expert with a specialty in photorealistic image manipulation. I offer a comprehensive range of services including photo manipulation, compositing, color correction, restoration, recreation, retouching, and metadata customization. No request is too complex; I handle all file formats, preferences, and timelines. Additionally, I provide automation solutions using Photoshop's batch action tools. With a background in photo printing, studio photography, and professional photography, I bring a holistic approach to my work. - Need something urgently? Notify me a day in advance, and I'll do my best to deliver overnight (additional fees apply). I typically respond within 24-48 hours. - All project files I deliver are meticulously organized and come "packaged" with essential asset links. - I pride myself on offering lifetime support for all project-related deliverables, ensuring you face no issues with the work I provide. Currently, I'm keen on forging long-term partnerships. My expertise isn't limited to Photoshop; I have significant experience in graphic design and am open to projects that tap into this and other skill sets. Recognized as an effective mentor, I'm available for 1-on-1 or small group sessions for those eager to master new techniques or learn Photoshop from the ground up.
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    Digital Ad Campaign
    Photo Restoration
    Manipulation & Compositing
    Photo Editing
    Adobe Creative Cloud
    Photo Manipulation
    Compositing
    Custom Graphics
    Graphic Design
    Adobe After Effects
    Logo Animation
    Adobe Illustrator
    Adobe Photoshop
    Adobe InDesign
  • $50 hourly
    I'm a motion designer experienced in creating captivating visual content across various platforms. Whether you need short-format videos, engaging social media content, GIFs, or HTML banners, I can bring your ideas to life with creativity and expertise. *Proficient in Short-Format Video Production and Social Media Video Creation *Experienced in GIF Creation and HTML Banner Design *Expertise in Motion Graphics, Animation, and Full Project Management
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    User Interface Design
    Storyboarding
    Branding & Marketing
    Adobe Photoshop
    Adobe Premiere Pro
    Adobe Illustrator
    Adobe After Effects
    Animation
    Video Editing
    Motion Graphics
  • $25 hourly
    Welcome to our extraordinary world of VFX and Post Production! Prepare to be dazzled by our unique blend of top-notch talent and outstanding customer service. With over a decade and a half of Hollywood experience, we've been turning dreams into reality since 2006. Trust us, we've seen it all - from superheroes soaring through the sky to mind-bending visual effects that defy the laws of physics. At our core, we are a customer service company with a passion for bringing incredible stories to life. Our newest department started earlier this year, Thurgood Media, and we've never looked back. With a team of four dedicated professionals on every project, we've mastered the art of delivering quality on a grand scale. In fact, we're all about quality, and we've made thousands of jaw-dropping videos to date. Don't believe us? Just take a look at our reels and the work that we could be doing for you. Let's introduce you to our magnificent team, the superheroes behind the scenes: 🎬 The Account Manager: Your personal guide through every project. They'll work closely with you to understand your vision and make sure every detail is brought to life in your video. 🌟 The Creative Director: These wizards of imagination turn your ideas into pure magic. From crafting captivating storylines to designing awe-inspiring visuals, they're the maestros of creativity. 🎨 The Artist: Every story needs its own special touch, and that's where our art enthusiasts come in. Whether a 3D Artist, Environment specialist, or even a boss of Animation, we will assess each project and assign one of our many experts to your project. They ensure that every graphic element matches seamlessly, creating a visual symphony that will leave your audience in awe. 🎥 The Video Editor, Compositor, Programmer: The master sculptor who pieces together the puzzle. With precise cuts and skillful color corrections, they shape your video according to the story's path, breathing life into each frame. Creating the perfect video is no small feat, but our team of specialists is here to make it happen. With lightning-fast speed and unmatched expertise, we can deliver authentic, creative content that will leave your audience craving more. And here's the cherry on top: we offer a four-day guarantee on most of our content creation. Now, that's what we call efficiency! But wait, there's more! We've accomplished some pretty remarkable feats along the way. Brace yourself for our impressive list of achievements: 🎥 Crafting hundreds of mind-blowing videos each month. 📺 Managing YouTube channels with millions of views. 💫 Repurposing captivating content for major retail brands on Instagram, such as Dior, Nike, Samsonite, and many more. 🖥️ Proud partners of TPN, Adobe, and Google. 🌟 Arri Certified, because excellence is our middle name. 💻 Maya, Unreal Engine, and Blender Certified, because we like to keep our skills sharp. ...and many more accomplishments that we can't wait to share with you! So, whether you're looking to add a touch of visual magic to your next project or craving an unforgettable cinematic experience, look no further. Join forces with our team of superheroes, and let's create something truly extraordinary together. Don't miss out on the chance to work with us - because when it comes to VFX and Post Production, we're the true stars of the show!
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    3D Animation
    Animation
    Motion Graphics
    Video Advertising
    Visual Effects
    Adobe After Effects
    Autodesk Maya
    Film Editing
    Video Post-Editing
    Video Editing
    CGI
  • $25 hourly
    Let me animate your idea! With over a decade in Animation, Concept Design and 2D Art, I will make sure your idea gets put to motion.
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    2D Illustration
    3D Animation
    2D Design & Drawings
    Character Illustration
    2D Landscape Drawing
    Concept Artistry
    2D Product Drawing
    2D Art
    Adobe After Effects
    Adobe Animate
    Character Design
    Autodesk Maya
    Adobe Character Animator
    Animation
  • $30 hourly
    I'm a 2D Animation major with over 10 years of graphic design and illustration experience. I have a diverse background in working collaboratively with various clientele and I'm capable of working in a variety of styles, although I have a strong affinity for stylized characters! Efficient with Adobe Animate, After Effects and Photoshop, as well as ToonBoom, Storyboard Pro, Krita and TVPaint.
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    Toon Boom Storyboard Pro
    Adobe Creative Suite
    Graphics Animation & Compositing Framework
    Krita
    TVPaint
    Adobe Animate
    Adobe Photoshop
    Adobe After Effects
    Toon Boom Harmony
    Children's Book Illustration
    Motion Graphics
    2D Illustration
  • $30 hourly
    I'm a graphic designer and illustrator with experience in branding and logo design for small to medium sized businesses. Whether youre trying to rebrand and reach a new audience or starting a new company and want to look professional, I can help. - Full service branding design. Logos, media templates, and print products. - Creative illustration and graphic art. - Regular communication is important to me, so lets keep in touch.
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    Branding
    Personal Branding
    Packaging Design
    Package Graphics
    Logo Design
    Logo
    Vector Art
    Photo Manipulation
    Photo Editing
    Digital Design
    Illustration
    Graphic Design
    Visual Communication
  • $15 hourly
    Hello! My focus is on 2D digital art, including character concept art, illustrations, animation, and game art. I am currently looking for opportunities to further my experience and knowledge in visualization and illustration, as well as to provide my skills and work with new people. I am proficient in Clip Studio Paint, Photoshop, most of the Adobe and Microsoft Office Suite, and TVPaint. Communication is important to me as I will be proactive in engaging with others to make sure everything is understandable and going smoothly!
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    Digital Art
    Character Design
    2D Illustration
  • $28 hourly
    Talented animation professional with expertise in character rigging and animation in Toon Boom Harmony. Seeking a position in the animation industry to leverage my artistic vision, technical proficiency, and passion for storytelling. Committed to contributing to the creation of captivating animations and pursuing opportunities as a storyboard artist and screenwriter. Excellent team player, a font of clever ideas, a creative sounding board, an exceptional critical thinker, a motivated problem-solver, and a very hard worker. I am confident that my inquisitive nature and attention to detail will make me an asset to any team.
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    Copy Editing
    Adobe Premiere Pro
    2D Design & Drawings
    Content Creation
    Stop-Motion Animation
    Adobe Animate
    Character Animation
    Animation
    Toon Boom Harmony
    Copywriting
    Content Writing
    Adobe After Effects
    Adobe Illustrator
    Adobe Photoshop
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