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  1. Raja Muhammad Furqan

    Raja Muhammad Furqan Agency Contractor

    Top Rated Video, Animation, Design & Creative Services Enthusiast

    Pakistan - Last active: 9 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 4

    Over the last 10 years, I have developed a wide range of Tv Commeercials, Videos, Animations, Web Videos & animations After effects, Adobe Premier, Final Cut Pro & other key video production softwares, I have done extensive work including startup companies, small businesses as well as multinational Clients. My core competency lies in complete end-end Production & management of a all kind of multimedia projects, and I am seeking opportunities to develop interesting yet result oriented video for you or your business. I also have some experience in the following areas: Video Production Video Editing Animation Compositing Sound Editing Graphic Designing Logo Designing.

    Associated with: Webideoz

    $22.22 /hr
    897 hours
    4.58
  2. Robert Hoisan

    Robert Hoisan

    Video Editor, Animator, After Effects and Premiere Pro certified

    United Kingdom - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 1

    I am a Motion-graphics and visual effects artist, working in TV, film and advertising since 2002. I create Explainer Videos, Motion Graphics and Video Training Material. I am specialized in creating complex video training material for schools or technical work courses.I can create incredibly accurate training videos for industries like industrial mechanics or aviation. My 4000 + hours on Odesk with 100% positive feedback from all my clients gives you the guarantee that you will be receiving the highest quality. For long time contracts i am willing to negotiate my hourly rate. However, i do prefer fixed price contracts if the client agrees. Have a look at my portfolio for more info: rhm-design.com Let me know about your project. Thank you!

    $55.56 /hr
    4,434 hours
    5.00
  3. Jordan B.

    Jordan B.

    Expert Animator and Video Producer

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 2

    I am passionate about creating art and bringing it to life through animation. I love taking on new challenges and advancing my current skill set. I am one of the hardest workers you will meet with an eye for detail and a strong understanding of every stage of video production. My work in animation includes a t.v pilot, explainer videos, motion graphics, short films, music videos, commercials and more. My illustration work outside of animation includes poster design, character design, concept art and graphic novel art. I am proficient with Photoshop, After Effects, Premiere, Audition, Illustrator and Pro Tools. My Reel: http://youtu.be/xHzHMPOjD80 Animated Cartoon Work: http://youtu.be/SyW229j7LsI http://youtu.be/c_QV-XV4tvo I look forward to working with you!

    $30.00 /hr
    241 hours
    4.91
  4. Michael Varouhas

    Michael Varouhas

    Animator + Graphic Designer + Illustrator

    United States - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 7

    I have spent the past several years honing my skills as a freelance graphic designer, illustrator and animator. Through this process I have developed my work ethic as well as my skill set. Having the opportunity to work with a plethora of companies has taught me how to adhere to strict and timely deadlines, as well as adapt my personal artistic style, and mode of communication to fit the needs of diverse clients. I have created promotional products, animations, packaging, brand concepts, and illustrations just to name a few tasks. I have received consistent positive feedback, and in return I receive back-to-back projects and work on many assignments at any given time. I feel extremely comfortable brainstorming with clients to grasp their complete vision, as well as juggling the projects that I am required to complete. I have the ability to take a clients vision and turn it into a tangible, useable product, or design. This ability and the positive feedback I receive make my job rewarding on a daily basis.

    $33.33 /hr
    760 hours
    4.83
  5. Shiloh Silverman

    Shiloh Silverman

    Motion Graphics | VFX | Video Editing | 3D Animation | Logo Design

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 41

    Thanks for visiting my profile. For over 15 years I've specialized in: 3D animation, video editing, special effects, product advertisement. Please visit my website and check out my full portfolio: www.silverparkstudio.com I have worked with corporations such as Apple, Channel 212, Erasmus Student Network, NJ Party Poker, ISL World, Globalise inc., Epic Real Estate and others to advertise products and deliver specialized services. I also have worked with numerous universities around the world to stimulate attendance (including Bahcesehir University in Turkey, AICT in Australia and Bryn Athyn College in the United States). My work experience includes Weddings, Corporate Events, Night Club Events, Documentaries, Music Videos and other Social Projects. On top of this I have a passion for making short films and documenting current events as a freelance journalist. As a successful youtube partner with over 8 million views on my channel I have mastered the art of gathering online traffic and providing my subscribers with continuous relevant and stimulating content. I specialize in the following software: ----- ADOBE Creative Cloud ----- Premiere Pro (Video Editing ) After Effects (Special Effects) Illustrator (Vector Graphics) Photoshop (Graphic Design) Flash (Animation) Audition (Audio Enhancement) Dreamweaver (Web Design) InDesign (Page Layout) Encore (DVD expert layout design) ----MAXON Cinema 4D---- Reelflow (liquid animation) Character animation & Rigging Lighting and Title Extraordinaire I can help you bring your business, website or any other ideas to life through a personalized touch - always keeping the client's needs in mind.

    $29.00 /hr
    283 hours
    4.94
  6. Zivko M.

    Zivko M.

    Explainers, 2d/3d Animations

    Macedonia - Last active: 27 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 10

    10 + years experience as a motion graphic artist, combining my storytelling skills with visual interest. Extensive experience in offline and online episodics, commercials, promos and corporate pieces. In my examples of work you will see a variety of design and animation skills - behind the scenes you will also get a clear communicator deadline orientated and I will work with you to get the results you're expecting. I am always available to my clients via Skype, keeping them informed of progress and sharing ideas and creative.

    $40.00 /hr
    17 hours
    5.00
  7. Telmo Santos

    Telmo Santos

    2D/3D Animator | Motion Designer | VFX | Digital Artist

    Portugal - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 34

    Hi there! I'm an experienced Motion Designer trained to perform any kind of Motion Graphics and 2D/3D Animation job! As a generalist and flexible artist, my style is diverse and my scope vast. A quote always present in my mind: "Work saves us from three great evils: boredom, vice and need" Voltaire

    $40.00 /hr
    193 hours
    4.99
  8. Hamza Tairq

    Hamza Tairq

    2D/3D Animator, Designer And Illustrator

    Pakistan - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 46

    I am a creative designer and animator. I creates simple, concise and powerful animation videos. I offer services in explainer video and animated video production. I am also specialize in landing page videos, marketing videos, and more! Skills: . Explainer Videos . Whiteboard Animation . Motion Graphics . Character Animation . Landing Page Videos . Demo Videos & More! Software: . Adobe Photoshop . Adobe Illustrator . Adobe After Effects . Blender 3D

    $50.00 /hr
    3,236 hours
    5.00
  9. Julio O.

    Julio O.

    3D artist, animator, modeler, texturing, rigging, rendering / designer

    United States - Last active: 16 days ago - Tests: 2

    http://julioorozco.com/reel/ Senior 3D generalist artist. I have experience in commercials, 3D visualizations, product renderings, game animations, character animations, effects and more. I have a bachelor degree in media arts and animation. Strong Skills: 2D/3D Animation Lighting & Shading Compositing other skills: texturing rigging Software: Maya, Vray, Nuke, After Effects, Flash, Photoshop, Arnold, Mentral ray, real flow.

    $45.00 /hr
    419 hours
    4.94
  10. Alexander M.

    Alexander M.

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

    United States - Last active: 2 days 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