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Eric G.

Eric G. Agency Contractor

Passion for Art

Spain - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 37

3D Animation for advertising, photorrealistic architectural, medical and engineering previz and animation. Industrial, architectural and cartoony 3D modeling. Motion graphics, Video editing and postproduction. High quality architectural and presentation renders ready to print in big formats. Props for videogames. Flexibility to deliver intermediate stages of a project in a wide range of software formats: 3DstudioMAX, Lightwave, Maya, Cinema4D, Modo, Softimage XSI...etc

Associated with: Luxmotion

90% Job Success
$25.00 /hr
9 hours

Global Alliance Business Services

Global Alliance Business Services

Your Trusted Digital Partner


Looking For An Affordable Video Maker? Well, Stop Right Now! You Found One. We are the authorised promotion partner of one of the largest explainer video company across the globe and the only US company to have inhouse production with a massive scale and volume. Having produced 1500+ videos in last 5 years for clients across the globe, the company has been fortunate to work with big brands like Ricoh, Nokia, Johnson & Johnson, eBay, Nasscom etc. We believe ''People Remember Stories" & "Videos Give Life to Stories" Captivate Your Audiences With The Power Of Video and Showcase Your Products And Services Through Videos And Harness The Full Potential Of Your Brand. The key objective is to get associated with you and start building world class video library for your products & services and help you build your brand. We help businesses and organisations effectively explain who they are and what they do. We support making: a) Marketing Videos b) Explainer Videos c) Commercial Videos d) Viral Videos e) Storytelling Videos f) Corporate Presentation Videos g) Sales Videos h) Landing Page Videos i) Product/Service Overview j) Web Videos j) Short Videos k) Social Media Videos The key advantages in getting associated with us are: 1) The prices are low 2) The quality is high, 3) The team is exceptionally talented to cater all your video related needs in a timely manner 4) Your investment on video provides maximum returns to you. 5) Focus on delivering content that connects with your audience and ensuring its engagement through video analytics. 5) Videos Will Significantly Increase Your Sales And Successfully Convert Your Visitors To Customers. 6) Highly personalized attention and customized solutions to all our clients and ensure lowest possible turnaround time. 7) End-To-End Service Delivery.

75% Job Success
$11.00 /hr
1 hours

Balvinder Bassi

Balvinder Bassi Agency Contractor

Tech Lead ios+android+unity3D+AfterEffects

India - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 11

After many years of working as an Executive and Technical Director I took a leap of faith as an entrepreneur - in 2012. Since then, I have been building long term relationships with my esteemed clients through efficient and quality delivery process. During this period we have developed a wide range of apps and games for clients in the USA. My strength lies in complete end-end management of a complex projects. My desire for building, exploration and execution has never been greater and I am now seeking opportunities to build the most reliable, scalable apps for providers on Upwork. Personality Traits - Client-orientation, Command Respect, Strong communication skills, Foresight, Organised, Detail Oriented, Empathy Total Experience in IT Service Industry - 17 years Experience as "full-length animation movie" Technical Director - 7 years Experience in AfterEffects - 17 years Experience in Unity3D - 5 years Experience in IOS Development - 3 years Experience in Android Development - 2 years

Associated with: Xeemu Studios

76% Job Success
$26.00 /hr
19 hours

Cari Jones

Cari Jones

Scientific and Medical Illustrator/Animator

United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 8

My name is Cari Jones. I am a visually-oriented biology lover from Colorado with a passion for science education through art. With a B.A. in Biology from Carleton College (2010) and an M.S. in Biomedical Visualization from UIC (2014), I am a professional medical & scientific illustrator, and a part of a wider community that is committed to helping scientists, science educators, and doctors share the value of their work through the use of accurate and educational images. I have both the scientific and medical knowledge as well as the artistic and visual communications skills required to bring you clear, professional, compelling and accurate images which will capture your viewer's attention while at the same time communicate your scientific message quickly and effectively. I research each new topic carefully and work individually with each client to ensure a high degree of accuracy in the information presented in each piece. For more information on the services I offer and to view my full portfolio, visit my website at

$36.00 /hr
47 hours

Jamil H.

Jamil H.

Fast Coode

Pakistan - Tests: 13 - Portfolio: 5

Chinar Design is a professional Web design and Development company based in Pakistan since 2007. We specialize in best class website design,web development , 3D presentation and introduction, Flash multimedia. Chinar Design features an integrated team of web consultants, creative designers, programmers and marketing professionals that know how to get top online results. Our achievement is outstanding satisfaction for our customer . If you are serious about your professional web design, we can get you there. Strategic thinking, top designers, personal attention, competitive prices, real world results discover the Chinar Design difference.

95% Job Success
$16.67 /hr
285 hours

Renato Meneses

Renato Meneses

Professional solutions

Brazil - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 7

Grow leading possibilities. I believe the pinnacle of success depends on the training of staff and dedicated commitment. Every day a new opportunity and a new learning through these inducing something promising! I am 14 years of experience. I am willing to serve you in the best possible way! 100% of satisfied clients. I can develop anything visually speaking and I will be happy to bring your ideas to the real world. Whatever the project, I will deliver a great product to my client's satisfaction. Some of my works showcase what I have created: Various Commercials, Feature and Short Films, Institutionals, Architectural 3D models, Logos for Enterprises, and more. Please, see: Whatever the project, I will deliver a great product to our client's satisfaction. I am at your disposal.

$9.00 /hr
0 hours

Milan kumar B.

Milan kumar B. Agency Contractor

Video Editor & Motion Designer

India - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 12

Over the last 5 years, I have worked and successfully completed hundreds of project on both major and minor scale. Client's satisfaction have always been my top most priority - to understand the project and follow the guidelines - assisting my client, whenever required at every step of the project. I am proficient in Video Editing, Motion Graphics and Compositing, with an educational background in Bachelor of Science (B.S) in Multimedia and Animation. I believe a good communication always yields the best of results, ensuring quality being delivered on schedule. I am grateful to each and every Client, who have trusted me with their projects and have graced me the opportunity to find a place amongst the TOP RATED freelancers here on Upwork, in just 6 months of work. Services I provide - ◘ Video Editing • Montage • Continuity Editing • Color Grading • Youtube Videos ◘ Motion Graphics / After Effects • Promo Editing • Editing Templates • Logo Animation • Lower Third Animations ◘ Explainer Videos • Whiteboard Animation • 2D Explainer Videos ◘ Visual Effects ◘ Compositing ◘ Motion Tracking

Associated with: Designers Cauldron

96% Job Success
$15.00 /hr
62 hours

Andrew K.

Andrew K. Agency Contractor

Video Editor | Sound Engineer | Project Manager

United Kingdom - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 6

I provide custom motion graphics, motion graphic templates, video editing, video production, web design, sound design, and music composition services. My work includes television commercials, television shows, short and feature films, corporate videos, music videos, promotional videos, training videos, and much more. My clients range from large corporations to individuals, and my style ranges from slick and corporate to artistic and grungy. I work on long-term contracts as well as one-time projects, and I welcome any type of work at any level.

Associated with: 3kDigitalDesigns

82% Job Success
$250.00 /hr
638 hours