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Shiela M. - Children's Book Illustrator | Character Design | Cartoons | Comics

Shiela M.

Children's Book Illustrator | Character Design | Cartoons | Comics

$35/hr
113 hours
Philippines
100% JOB SUCCESS
“Thank you, Shiela, for doing such a great job with the last image. (It's so cute, that I'm thinking of making it my social media profile picture!) I appreciate your willingness...”
  • Illustration
  • Cartooning
Joe D. - Illustrator | Concept Artist | Character Designer

Joe D.

Illustrator | Concept Artist | Character Designer

$10/hr
0 hours
United Kingdom
3 REVIEWS
“Just awesome!”
  • Illustration
  • Comic Art
Marion G. - Illustrator, Character Designer

Marion G.

Illustrator, Character Designer

$11.11/hr
110 hours
Philippines
94% JOB SUCCESS
“Great and easy to work with, very happy with the outcome.”
  • Character Design
  • 2D Design
Sofia C. - Graphic Designer

Sofia C.

Graphic Designer

$15/hr
22 hours
Ukraine
100% JOB SUCCESS
“Amazing work -- exceeding all expectations! Top quality creative artist, quick responses, and timely delivery. Thank you Sofia!! Highly recommend.”
  • Drawing
  • Illustration
Abul B. - Graphic Design | Illustrator

Abul B.

Graphic Design | Illustrator

$12/hr
1,604 hours
Bangladesh
95% JOB SUCCESS
“Abul has strong illustration skills on Abobe Illustrator and is a valued member of our team.”
  • VectorWorks
  • Print design
Arthur H. - Graphic Designer / Photoshop Expert / Illustrator

Arthur H.

Graphic Designer / Photoshop Expert / Illustrator

$10/hr
138 hours
Philippines
96% JOB SUCCESS
“Arthur immediately understood what I wanted to accomplish with minimum explanation. He also was patient in the changes I requested. He also works very fast. Thanks a lot, Arthur!”
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Comic Art
Bruno L. - Freelance Illustrator and Character Designer

Bruno L.

Freelance Illustrator and Character Designer

$16.67/hr
303 hours
Italy
95% JOB SUCCESS
“Bruno is a great comic strip artist who works to schedule. He was very pleasant to work with, and went above and beyond my expectations, quickly making any amendments that were...”
  • Illustration
  • Comic Art
  • GIMP
Sergey C. - Graphic artist

Sergey C.

Graphic artist

$12/hr
0 hours
Belarus
1 REVIEWS
  • HTML5
  • Web design
  • CSS3
  • jQuery
German S. - Senior Graphic Designer and Illustrator

German S.

Senior Graphic Designer and Illustrator

$22.22/hr
33 hours
Argentina
93% JOB SUCCESS
“Germ is awesome. He get's things done. Beautiful work.”
  • 2D Animation
  • Illustration
Mehmet S. - Explainer video animator and mobile game designer

Mehmet S.

Explainer video animator and mobile game designer

$33.33/hr
399 hours
Turkey
100% JOB SUCCESS
“Mehmet was exactly what we were looking for and he did the job beautifully! He kept the deadline that we made for him (a tough deadline at that) and produced amazing results!...”
  • Animation
  • Adobe Flash
Keenon F. - 2D Illustrator and Animator for your story and media content.

Keenon F.

2D Illustrator and Animator for your story and media content.

$30/hr
99 hours
United States
95% JOB SUCCESS
“Keenon was very professional. He was able to execute my vision and paid close attention to detail. I cannot praise his skill enough. I have more project coming up and I will definitely...”
  • Illustration
  • 2D Animation
Reuben E. - 2D Artist and Illustrator

Reuben E.

2D Artist and Illustrator

$25/hr
0 hours
United States

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At A Glance: Character Designers

A well-designed character can not only be appealing to the eye but help convey a message or story to persuade the minds of others. The ability to take the viewer on a journey makes it clear that the right character design is invaluable to animation studios, Indie animators, or even organizations looking to connect with their audiences and deliver a message. The process is complex, requiring more than just artistic skills. It encompasses the ability to craft a character’s features and appearance in a way that tells something about their personality, their history, and their intentions. The character design professionals on Upwork are here to deliver designs that are precise, thoughtfully crafted, and beautifully rendered so you can deliver a message or take them on a fascinating experience through life.

The professionals on Upwork, as freelancers, have worked in a range of positions and on a variety of different tasks, giving them the abilities to be flexible, creative, and focused on each task. These experts are fluent in not only artistic skills but in symbolism and interpretation, and through a seasoned history of freelancing, they often possess many skills beyond these fields. Their diverse tastes, backgrounds, and education levels ensure they can offer unique suggestions and creative insights to improve the project at hand. Their competitive rates and flexible schedules make them the first choice among the competition. Such qualified global talent making that’s fluent in the online workplace and remote communication ensures both independent work and collaboration are executed with professionalism and accuracy.

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