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  • $75 hourly
    "Apple App Demo Video After working with Mike time and time again, I think I'm okay with human cloning because this guy is the best thing since sliced bread. The only thing better than Mike is having 2 Mikes" - Erica Austin, Austin, TX "Mike is a true professional and a pleasure to work with. He worked with our team for 5 months on a major project to edit 57 videos for our online course. He became an extended member of our team during this time. He is a clear communicator with a positive attitude and a willingness to work very hard. He is also someone you can trust. The videos he edited look professional and polished. He brought our vision to life and added motion graphics to take things to the next level. I would definitely recommend Mike to anyone looking to create professional-quality videos!" - Lana Axelrod, Chief Strategy Officer, UA Coach Hi! With 15+ years of experience in TV-broadcasting and Post-production, I do professional Video editing, Motion Graphics, Color Correction, and Audio Design. Every day I find additional time to learn more and to be at the front edge in my profession. I can consider myself as an expert in Documentaries, Educational programs, and Musical Shows. And I'm a passionate movie editor. I'm able to work on both Mac and Pc: Video, Audio and Photo software. Final Cut Pro and AVID Systems, Adobe Suite or DaVinci Resolve. Test results can be viewed under the TESTS section of my profile. I'm proud to work with every single client that I meet on Upwork. And in each case, I try to feel the needs of my clients and do the work strictly according to their guidelines and expectations. I got my university diploma (Master's degree) in the field of Video Production. I can work on both documentaries and feature films. I speak three languages: French, English, and Russian. Sportive and energetic, reliable, prompt and a quick learner. Looking to work on projects where my creativity, skills, and experience can contribute to the creation and maintenance of high-quality video and motion graphics broadcasting products
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    TV Broadcasting
    Tutorial
    Audio Editing
    Color Grading
    Video Editing
    Adobe Premiere Pro
    DaVinci Resolve
    Adobe Photoshop
    Video Production
    Adobe After Effects
    Motion Graphics
  • $45 hourly
    3D animator with credits on Hotel Transylvania 4, The Sea Beast, Into the Spiderverse, Pixar's short OUT, Disney plus series Iwaju, Email at gracefulrunning@gmail.com for portfolio
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    Music & Sound Design
    Video Editing
    Character Animation
    Adobe InDesign
    2D Animation
    Adobe Premiere Pro
    Adobe Illustrator
    Adobe After Effects
    Adobe Photoshop
  • $75 hourly
    My Outlook: Every product design project begins with a jumble of vague puzzle pieces. The pieces… market analysis, competitive analysis, price points, innovation, differentiation, aesthetics, concinnity, function, ergonomics, materials, manufacturing processes, tooling, assembly, packaging, shipping, users, manufacturers, costs, and the client. A myriad of considerations assemble into a design that makes your product unique, pertinent, targeted within its market, and profitable… a tangible object of desire and promise... a crisp image that makes sense. Every product wants to be something… to be desired and to realize its potential. I strive to stimulate that desire and optimize that potential… to solve the puzzle. My clients' success ensures my own and realizing that desire and potential benefits us both. My Experience: I use my degree in industrial design as a product designer/developer covering a wide variety of products. I have 20+ years of 3D modeling and product development experience. I have the resources to do it all... from concept to point of purchase and everything in-between. My Feedback, received and given: “Steve did great work helping us detail our product for manufacturing. He took the time to really understand the project and its intricacies instead of diving head first and by the end of this job, had an intimate understanding of all the details. He is talented and was willing to research new methods to help meet our stringent product constraints. We went through several discussions and he was excellent at being responsive and keeping things on track. He produced high quality solidworks assemblies and files. Overall he went above and beyond what was expected of him. Highly recommended contractor, A+++” —robocular “Antoine is an outstanding client to work with. He's quite knowledgeable and organized with clearly established goals coupled with exceptional communication skills. This project had some challenging constraints outside typical manufacturing and product design and development norms, but we worked through these challenges while staying within the target budget for the product. This project was more than I had bargained for, but I relished the challenge and Antoine appreciated the effort I put into it, which made this job particularly satisfying. I hope to work with Robocular again in the future.” —Io-Design “Working with Steve was a pleasure, not only do I think he’s an all-around good guy, but his approach to our project was great. He was able to take our idea and bring all his experience in making it better. Our initial idea was transformed into a product that ended up being cheaper to produce and nicer, while being more practical. We were able to overcome the hurdle we encounter and find solution that made it work! Also, he often came back with a different idea of doing things that were very practical. I Highly recommend him. ” — yvesl “Yvesi came to me with the need for a design for a grain dispenser for feeding livestock. As is often the case, he showed me a design from another designer he had hired that didn't meet the product requirements. This design was too large and could not be sold at a profit due to inappropriate and impractical manufacturing processes. Through close collaboration, we came up with a design that is half the size, more aesthetically pleasing and user friendly, and is simple to assemble and install. Also, it will be sold at a projected price point that is 10% lower than the competition at a projected 90% profit margin while enjoying relatively low capital expenditures. It was a pleasure working with yvesi on this project and I'm looking forward to working with him again in the future.” —Io-Design “Io-Design was extremely professional, knowledgeable, and easy to work with. He provided designs that were exactly what we were looking for and he took into account the manufacturing. I would recommend him to anyone. ” — Westone “As mentioned in the job description, Blake works for a company that represents the ultimate, uncompromising audio experience – revolutionary sound; unrivaled comfort and fit; with superior, innovative design in the earphone market. While they are well known among audiophiles and professionals who rely on uncompromising audio, they are less so in the consumer market. This project was part of an effort to update their earphones look, feel, and user experience to the level of their best in class earphone technology... the challenge being that their existing monitors/earbuds were to remain unchanged. Through close collaboration, we came up with a design that practices concinnity with the existing monitors, introduces innovative solutions, targets the consumer market, and enhances brand recognition. Superior design was the point of this project and together we have achieved that goal. Blake is a pleasure to work with and I'm looking forward to the next project.” —Io-Design
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    Product Development
    Engineering Design
    Mechanical Engineering
    Product Design
    Design for Manufacturing
    Industrial Design
    3D Modeling
    KeyShot
    3D Rendering
    SolidWorks
    3D Design
  • $45 hourly
    Hey there! I’m Leo 👋🏻, your friendly neighborhood Graphic Designer, Creative Director, Illustrator, and Web Designer hailing from the sunny vibes of Hayward, CA. I’m not just into design; I’m all about adding a splash of animation magic to the mix. In the world of pixels and creativity, I’ve been on quite the journey — navigating through graphic design, exploring the nuances of web design, and throwing in a touch of animation for that extra flair. Think of me as your creative companion, ready to turn your ideas into vibrant visuals. From quirky illustrations to sleek web designs, I’m all about making your projects pop with personality. Take a peek at the creative concoctions I’ve cooked up (attached for your viewing pleasure). I’m well-versed in a range of graphic design skills, and I’m excited to bring a touch of friendliness to your designs. Let’s chat and see how we can make your creative visions come alive!
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    Motion Graphics
    Illustration
    UX Research
    Social Media Advertising
    User Interface Design
    Video Design
    Branding & Marketing
    3D Design
    Photo Editing
    Logo Design
    Graphic Design
    Photography
    Digital Design
    Print Design
  • $60 hourly
    I am a fast and creative character animator. I am always on time and professional. I am a strong communicator. I have worked with start ups, series pilots, and major corporations.
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    Autodesk Maya
    Character Animation
    3D Animation
  • $50 hourly
    Graphic designer, illustrator, writer and animator with more than 20 years of experience in advertising and corporate graphic design, character design, conceptual illustration, digital animation, storyboards and web design. Professional in Service Business Administration at Le Cordon Bleu Peru University. Specialized private studies in fine arts, composition, layout and color theory.
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    Blog Writing
    Editorial Design
    Advertising Design
    Visual Design
    Game Design
    Visual Art
    Construction Document Preparation
    Creative Direction
    Informational Infographic
    Illustration
    Digital Illustration
  • $25 hourly
    I'm a results-oriented User Experience (UX) Architect with 3 years of experience crafting impactful digital products. I excel in user research, design thinking, and translating user insights into intuitive, growth-oriented interfaces. My experience spans across diverse fields like Fintech, Health Tech, and AR/VR, allowing me to adapt to your specific industry needs.
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    Wix
    Podcast
    Business Development
    Cold Calling
    Research Interviews
    UserTesting
    Illustration
    3D Animation
    Blender
    3D Modeling
    Graphic Design
    UX & UI Design
    Figma
    Product Design
  • $80 hourly
    I am a seasoned senior motion designer and animator based in San Francisco, CA with 14 years of experience in motion design and animation. I am currently a senior motion designer at Asana, delivering motion and video solutions across our company by partnering across our Brand, Product, Design, Marketing, and Events teams. I help our designers understand a language for motion, and develop our company's motion design system. Previously, I've collaborated with renowned brands and individuals on various projects such as ad campaigns, 3D projection mapping projects, interactive installations, 3D animations, stage designs, and visual shows. Notable clients included Disney, Google, Apple, Facebook, Sony, Verizon, Cisco, Live Nation, the Super Bowl, Insomniac, Royal Caribbean, Mariah Carey, Kid Cudi, Skrillex, the Chainsmokers, and more.
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    Video Editing
    Motion Capture
    3D Motion Tracking
    Compositing
    UX & UI Design
    Graphic Design
    UI Animation
    3D Animation
    2D Animation
    Storyboarding
    Adobe After Effects
    Maxon Cinema 4D
    Motion Design
  • $70 hourly
    I am an expert motion designer with seven years of industry experience working with clients such as Microsoft, Amazon, Samsung, Fast Radius, Kelley Bluebook and others.
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    UI Animation
    UI Graphics
    UI/UX Prototyping
    Graphic Design
    Design Concept
    Motion Design
    Modeling
    Video Game
    3D Animation
    Visualization
    CAD
    3D Design
    3D Game Art
    3D Modeling
  • $45 hourly
    I'm a UX designer and visual storyteller with a knack for designing the whole creative suite: websites, gifs, prototypes, videos, animations, logos, graphics, and more. I have an incredibly high work ethic and am ready to take your small or large business to the next level. With me, you will receive constant communication and full project management from start to finish. * Expertise in Figma, Photoshop, Adobe After Effects, Premiere, Illustrator, Audacity, InDesign, and more. * Award-Winning Gif Animator of Giphy (Ex. Meta) 2023 * Previously worked with Salesforce, SAP, Meta, and Microsoft. * Graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a double major in Human-Computer Interaction and Fine Art (Animation) with college and university honors.
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    Video Editing & Production
    Figma
    Adobe Premiere Pro
    Adobe After Effects
    Graphic Design
    Squarespace
    Logo Design
    WordPress
    Illustration
    Marketing
    Strategy
    Visual Art
    UX & UI
    User Experience
  • $175 hourly
    Maker to Manufacturing - while I am happy to discuss working with all levels of clients, my sweet spot is the Kickstarter/IndieGoGo client that wants to take an idea to market in less than a year and create a more sustainable business around well built products. From turning the back of a napkin into a parametric model, to animating it and automating it in the real world with laser cut parts and Arduino sketches. I can functionally build the web apps and content pushing software myself as well
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    Embedded Operating System
    C++
    Rust
    3D Printing
    Laser Cutting & Engraving Software
    CAM Software
    Autodesk Fusion 360
    Onshape
    Autodesk Inventor
    Modeling
    Software
    3D Design
    3D Modeling
    Manufacturing
  • $100 hourly
    Hey, I am one of the co-founders of OAK THEORY. Based in the US, but I travel quite often to Europe. With more than 10 years of experience, I am sure I can tackle whatever you throw my way, and if I can't I'm not afraid to let you know and help you find the best possible way to achieve your goals. I have worked with a handful of globally respected companies such as: • Disney • Google • Salesforce • The Oprah Network • Twitch • Sephora • Estée Lauder • Subaru • and many more... My experience ranges from UI/UX to App Developement to print. I have designed apps, websites, ecommerce sites, admin dashboards, catalogs, product packages, and brand kits. Design is my life. Let's make something beautiful together. I'm sure you won't be disappointed.
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    Microsoft PowerPoint
    Keynote
    Branding
    Graphic Design
    Product Design
    UX & UI
    Web Design
    Prototyping
  • $65 hourly
    Elevate Your Business with Cutting-Edge Animated Videos (2D & 3D) Kyle specializes in: Video Production (2D Animated Video & 3D Video) Custom Explainer Video Animations B2B SaaS Videos Motion Graphics Infographic Animations Video Editing Quality Content Creation (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Snapchat) E-learning Video Creation Promotional Campaigns
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    Adobe Premiere Pro
    Pixologic Zbrush
    MarvelousDesigner
    2D Animation
    Video Intro & Outro
    3D Animation
    Motion Graphics
    Adobe Creative Suite
    Maxon Cinema 4D
    3D Modeling
    Graphic Design
    Adobe Illustrator
    Adobe After Effects
  • $30 hourly
    I'm a graphic designer with a passion for creativity. Services I provide include branding (ex: logo design and expansion), digital design (ex: thumbnails, banner ads), print design (ex: signage, infographics, newsletters, detailed publications). I'm continuously looking to expand my skillset and am currently improving my skills in motion graphics and beyond. My background in corporate PR has afforded me the perspective on how to effectively design to gain consumer attention. I look forward to working with you and drop me a line if you'd like to partner on your creative needs!
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    Motion Graphics
    Brand Positioning
    Visual Communication
    Adobe Premiere Pro
    Branding
    Interior Design
    Banner Ad Design
    Adobe Photoshop
    Adobe Illustrator
    Adobe InDesign
    Graphic Design
    Adobe After Effects
    Print Design
    Layout Design
    Social Media Imagery
  • $35 hourly
    I am an Illustrator and 2D Animator with experience working with clients ranging from small businesses to working on a feature film. I can help you by creating 2D animations, Illustrations, or anything in between for your creative projects. I am fluent in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, and many other softwares .
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    Illustration
    Visual Art
    Moving Image Art
    Logo Design
    Adobe Illustrator
    Visual Effects
    Stop-Motion Animation
    Adobe After Effects
    Adobe Premiere Pro
    Character Design
    Adobe Photoshop
  • $33 hourly
    I'm an illustrator with an expertise in both character and environmental design, as well as any illustration with a strong narrative emphasis. Do you want your images to move? I can animate as well! I believe a good image tells a story, so I hope to collaborate with others to create something unique.
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    Character Illustration
    Illustration
    2D Art
    Game Art
    Environmental Design
    Concept Design
    Clip Studio Paint
    Adobe Illustrator
    Concept Artistry
    Character Design
    Toon Boom Harmony
    Adobe Animate
    Adobe After Effects
    Adobe Photoshop
  • $89 hourly
    Fine artist, illustrator, muralist, concept artist. Short filmmaker . 3D artist specializing in lighting, surfacing, and generalist skills.
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    Concept Artistry
    3D Texturing
    Visual Effects
    Fine Art
    Illustration
    Autodesk Maya
  • $35 hourly
    As a product designer at data.world, I collaborate with stakeholders to define design requirements and deliver designs that meet project goals on time and within budget. I manage multiple design projects simultaneously and consistently meet project deadlines, resulting in high client satisfaction and repeat business. I specialize in developing and maintaining design systems, ensuring that designs are consistent and cohesive across the platform. I also completed an accessibility audit for the platform, which resulted in the acquisition of two new customers. I facilitate design thinking workshops and ideation sessions, resulting in innovative and user-centric design concepts that are well-received by clients and stakeholders. I have over five years of experience in the tech industry, working as a Product Designer at data.world, Senior Experience designer at EPAM Systems, and a User Experience Designer at United Software. I have a bachelor's degree in management from KNUTD,
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    UI Animation
    Heuristic Evaluation
    Accessibility Testing
    Product Design
    Product Analytics
    Figma
    UX Wireframe
    UX Research
    Digital Design
    Visual Design
    Graphic Design
    Visual Art
    User Experience
    UX & UI
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