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  1. Taras M.

    Taras M.

    3D Generalist

    Ukraine - Last active: 7 days ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 19

    - 11 years of experience (2003-2014/Present) - 1000s of buildings, cars, products and other objects created in 3D - 100s of successful projects - Happy Clients! - Conceptual Architectural Design - Photo realistic Visualization, Video Presentations, Virtual Scale Models - 3ds MAX, VRay, Adobe Creative Suite, Sony Vegas, Quest3D, AutoCad - English (Full Professional), Ukrainian (Native), Russian (Full Professional) - Relocate: YES; Travel: YES - and I ask for very reasonable salary / hourly rate!

    $27.78 /hr
    452 hours
    5.00
  2. Alexander M.

    Alexander M.

    14+ years experience - Branding/Marketing, Senior Graphic/Web Designer

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 14 - Portfolio: 23

    Over the last 14 years, I have worked in Marketing, branding, creative, print, AD, web and graphic design for start-ups, small/mid sized businesses, even fortune 500 companies! Alexander Mora has over 14 years’ experience in advertising, marketing and creative! Having worked with two of the top 25 Hispanic advertising agencies in the USA he brings his experience and skill set ready to work for you. Alexander has worked with fortune 500 companies such as Disney, Verizon, ESPN Deportes, NASCAR, Sears, XM Radio, General Motors, Jack Daniels and many more... Alexander Mora is involved in every project to insure a successful partnership from the start! I bring BIG AGENCY experience and abilities and make it accessible to small & mid-size businesses! Yes I am a creative but I like to consider myself a problem solver… You have a problem I will solve it professionally, on time and on budget every single time!

    $80.00 /hr
    77 hours
    5.00
  3. michelle gamboa

    michelle gamboa

    Top Rated Designer (2015) / Branding Guru, Web, Game & App Designer

    Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 219

    A passionate, results driven, sharp and highly skilled designer. I provide my clients with excellent service, professionalism and a dedicated working attitude. I draw upon my diverse background in Advertising, Fashion, Print, Marketing, Web Design, Interior Design, Illustration and Animation to provide expert design assistance.My fluency in English has been a valuable asset in dealing with various clients. As part of my versatility as an online provider, I can also provide assistance with initial concept formation, copywriting, advertisement and branding of new products/business. Expect me to be there from design creation through design execution. Most of my buyers have shown complete confidence in my abilities by letting me work without microscopic supervision. I respect deadlines and see the value of prompt and honest communication. This passion for designing has been greatly rewarded. I am currently one of the top designers awarded for outstanding professional achievements. Let me be your design partner. I am seeking long term partnership with equally dedicated, professional buyers :-)

    Groups: Bluehost Developers and Designers, Pro Web Designers...

    $27.78 /hr
    9,554 hours
    4.82
  4. Pramod S.

    Pramod S.

    Animated video producer, explainer videos, whiteboard animation

    India - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 15

    A short Animation video is worth a million words I create animation videos that explains your business, which in turn improves website ranking and increases conversion. I deliver a short, succinct and engaging video which your target audience will remember long after they have seen the video. My animated explainers are mixed with all essential ingredients like effective Script/Screenplay, Storyboard, Illustrations, Animation, Kinetic Text, Sound effects, Voice overs, Editing, Sound effects and Special effects. I create animated videos in 6 simple steps. 1. Planning 2. Voice Script + visual script 3. Voice recording 4. Rough draft 5. Final preview video 6. Delivery of final HD Video Contact me for Explainer videos, Viral videos, webisodes, viral video, online marketing videos, animated video productions, Infomercials, Animation for Presentations, 30 seconds Ad Films, Corporate Videos, Product Demonstration Videos, Promotional videos, Motion graphics, Intro Videos, TV commercials. Animated commercials, Website videos, Company video, Business videos, An explainer video is your marketing guy working 24 x 7 without any holidays. So hire one now ! if you are looking for any of the following explainer videos, whiteboard explainer videos, startup videos, kick starter videos, crowdfunding videos, website videos, Intro videos, Product demo video, Pomo videos, explainer video, Corporate video production, youtube videos, video animation, video producer, animated explainer videos, animated videos, Cartoon animation, 2D Animation, Flash animation, After effect animation, Hand drawn animation, Doodle videos, marketing videos, etc

    $50.00 /hr
    714 hours
    4.87
  5. Megan O'Neil

    Megan O'Neil

    Professional Video Editor and Photographer

    United States - Last active: 8 hours ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 11

    Hello, I have a magnitude of skills sets that apply video editing with 2 years of experience and growing. I am capable of editing any kind of video: blogs (I have my own video blog on youtube-see portfolio), Q & A videos, Video Testimonials, Real Estate Videos, Corporate Videos, Promotional Videos, Sports, Weddings, Graduations, Montages, Videos for gifts (mother's day, etc) among many other kinds. I can also clean up and edit audio files, such as webinars and other audio recordings. I have a copious amount of experience in voice-over for videos, as well as screen recordings and creating tutorials for professional clients and their businesses. My editing programs that I'm an expert on are Final Cut Pro X and iMovie--there is only so much a person can do with iMovie and FCP allows for me to give you a higher quality video! I am more than happy to use iMovie if that is what you prefer, however. I'm also proficient at Photography whether it be with a point and shoot camera, or with a DSLR. I'm also a skilled photo editor and have a large portfolio of my landscape work as well as others on my website: http://www.moneilphotography.tumblr.com I'm a partner with Youtube--I'm able to upload movies as well as advertise content through Social Media. I have experience as well in illustration and graphic art that I have put to use in my own personal blogs, set to music, and good timing with comedic relief and know how to pull emotion into videos. I'm looking forward to furthering my experience with new clients and look forward to any new opportunities! Please feel free to message me with any questions--I'm flexible to your schedule and have a lot of experience with working with clients in different time zones and can accommodate to yours. Communication is key to a work relationship--I will always give you updates, make any adjustments you may need and do my best to make sure you're happy with my quality of work! Some examples of my work will be at the following: Videos: http://www.youtube.com/themeganoneil Photography & image editing: http://www.moneilphotography.tumblr.com

    $16.67 /hr
    1,451 hours
    4.99
  6. Lawrence Ervin

    Lawrence Ervin

    Designer + Expert Creative Team Member

    United States - Last active: 8 days ago - Portfolio: 27

    New to Elance but not new to design! 10+ Years creating beautiful images and experiences. Concept to execution, I'm a business-minded Audio-Visual Artist with a different perspective. Photoshop + Illustrator expert.

    $27.00 /hr
    7 hours
    5.00
  7. Nathan F.

    Nathan F. Agency Contractor

    Video Production: producer, editor, animation, marketing, advertising.

    United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 4

    I own a personal video production business that specializes in tutorials and promotional content. I take a perfectionistic approach to all my media endeavors, and I pride myself in creating quality media at an affordable price. My journey into video production began with live video (weddings, events, etc.), but most of my recent work has been creating instructional videos for technology companies. I am well-versed in Final Cut Pro, Camtasia, and much of the Adobe Creative suite. After several years of working in this field, I am well aware of my preferences and skills. If you offer me a job that I am not equipped to handle, I will let you know up front! If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me!

    Associated with: Head Start Video, LLC

    $55.56 /hr
    157 hours
    4.96
  8. Rafiq Elmansy

    Rafiq Elmansy Agency Contractor

    Certified Graphic and Web Designer, UX Expert, Creative Director

    Egypt - Last active: 29 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 24

    Over the last 15 years, I have worked as senior graphic designer and creative director in different projects including graphic design, web design, logo design and branding, Flash design and animation, video production, UI design, UX research, and design management. I am an official Adobe professional, certified expert (Photoshop, Illustrator, and Flash), and Adobe certified instructor. I got master degree in design management with focus on creativity and innovation. Strength points: - Technical and creative experience - Creative directing and consultations - Before deadline delivery and work flexibility - Available for online communication most of the time.

    Groups: Intuit Partner Platform Flex Developers, PBwiki Professionals...

    Associated with: Pixel Consultations Agency

    $30.00 /hr
    927 hours
    4.50
  9. Mary kathryn Y.

    Mary kathryn Y.

    Multimedia Designer + Video Editor + All-Around Game Art & Design Pro

    Philippines - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 15

    • Solution and Results-oriented individual with leadership abilities and experience in team mobilisation. • Proven ability to work with staff at all levels. • Combination of expertise in multimedia arts, marketing communications and entrepreneurship. • Experience in film, events, mobile gaming and telecommunications industries. • Currently pursuing "Game Art and Design Professional Certificate" at Sessions College of Professional Design. • Extensive training in seminars for leaders and professionals.

    $15.00 /hr
    39 hours
    4.81
  10. Harsh Gajjar

    Harsh Gajjar Agency Contractor

    Project Manager Web Designer Web Developer,All CMS,.Net,WP,3D Animator

    Australia - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 24

    I am a Project Management professional having my own different team(s) locally as well as globally. I have more than 4 years of experience as Project Management as well as Development with both mid and big scale projects. I have been managing projects from beginning to successful deployment (& Maintenance Support) and having experience of leading 24+ team members in a single project. My core competency lies with; Website Designing & Development and Web Development (Photoshop, Coreldraw, Dreamweaver, ASP.NET,C#.NET/SQL SERVER, Visual-basic.net, ado.net, microsoft-sql-server, microsoft-silverlight, sharepoint, dotnetnuke, css, html, css3, html5, ajax, jquery, xml, xaml, javascript, PHP, Wordpress, Os-Commerce, Megento, Drupal, Joomla, Umbraco, etc.) Software Development (Microsoft Technologies and Open Source) Mobile App Development (Iphone & Android Apps in Xcode, Native, Titanium); 2D & 3D Multimedia Animation (3d Studio Max, 3d Studio Maya, Adobe Premier, Adobe Premier Pro, VFX, etc.) SEO and Social Media Marketing (as well as Brand Management) Server Management, Server/Network Administration, All types of Windows Severs (Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008 R2) and Linux Servers. Feel free to contact for the complete range of Solution(s) in Software Development, Website Designing & Development, Web Development, Multimedia Animation, Mobile App Development (including UI Designing), SEO & Social Media Marketing, High Networking, Server/Network Administration, including Project Management.

    Associated with: Jugis Tech Agency

    $66.67 /hr
    518 hours
    4.81