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Illustration Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.78.

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  1. Ann G.

    Ann G.

    Illustrator, Graphics designer

    Ukraine - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 44

    I am graphics designer with 5+ years of experience in creating characters/mascots for different web-sites, services, applications, games, etc. Also I have great experience in creating icons for Windows, MacOSX (iOS), and Android applications. Can work in different styles. Feel free to contact me for discussing details of cooperation. I am always happy to get new tasks.

    $17.00 /hr
    130 hours
    4.88
  2. Octavian George Stan

    Octavian George Stan

    Digital Artist

    Romania - Last active: 24 days ago - Portfolio: 4

    I am a professional illustrator, cartoonist and concept artist with a degree in architecture and interior design. From sketching a concept, to inking and coloring, I have worked on illustrations for books, advertising, comics, storyboards, clothing and many others. Also, given my background and experience in architecture, I am specialized in creating 3D models, renderings and animations for architectural visualization and product design.

    $20.00 /hr
    13 hours
    4.98
  3. Michael R.

    Michael R.

    2D/3D Artist and Animator (Video Games)

    United Kingdom - Last active: 18 hours ago - Portfolio: 22

    2D/3D Graphic Artist and Animator with over 16 years experience in the video games and animation industry. Previous Studio work and Clients include: Blitz Games, Data Design Interactive, Lucas Arts, Nickelodeon, Hasbro, Microsoft, Nintendo, Sony, SG Gaming, Games Media, Universal Interactive, Disney Interactive, Fox Interactive and Vivendi Games. 3D Specialties: Animation and Dynamics systems -Low-Polygon "In-Game" and Subpatch model creation -UV Mapping and Texture Creation -High resolution modelling and sculpting using ZBrush -Morph Targets / Blend Shapes -Cloth, Soft Body, and Rigid Dynamics -Particle Effects -Rigging and Skinning Graphic Design Specialties: Character design and Concept artwork -Game and Level Design -UI/UX Design -Pencil illustration -Photoshop / After Effects CS5 -Storyboarding

    $35.00 /hr
    182 hours
    5.00
  4. Amanda W.

    Amanda W.

    Creative Simplicity

    United States - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 38

    Simple, Clean, Creative- Every job I do is custom to the client's needs. I work in the printing industry as a Graphic Designer. This has given me the opportunity to design everyday and has helped me develop a well rounded design perspective and a close eye to detail. The experience I have from working in the print industry includes but is not limited to the following: logos, business cards, letterhead, brochures, posters, flyers, illustrations, wedding and event invitations. I also have experience using variable data to merge names to invitations and envelopes. I am familiar with some aspects of web design. I can design e-mail blasts and web banners and buttons. I also have some experience with designing web sites but do not develop them myself. I also do a good deal of photography and enhancing images.

    $40.00 /hr
    24 hours
    4.83
  5. Abhijeet N.

    Abhijeet N.

    Industrial/Interaction/Visual Designer

    India - Last active: 18 days ago - Portfolio: 1

    A mechanical engineering graduate with masters in Industrial Design. 2 years work ex. as an engineer & 4 years as an Industrial designer at varied firms including Design Studio, IT Service, IT Product & Engineering Product companies domestic & multinational. Hands on experience in Design Research, Conceptualizing, Detailing & Engineering of Products & User Interfaces. Innovative yet practical thinker with ability to work in groups, facilitating the design process. Up to date in design skills for quick conceptualization, prototyping, testing & realization of ideas.

    $33.00 /hr
    0 hours
    4.85
  6. Swapna Polas

    Swapna Polas

    Animation and Graphics Design

    India - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 6

    OBJECTIVE I am a Graphics Designer with 6+ years of professional experience seeking for a compelling freelance work where my creative skills are challenged. Seeking a freelance job on O desk, where I can apply my knowledge of diverse design,animation skills set and graphics art. SKILLS & PROFICIENCY Experience in Animation,designing logos, corporate identity, advertisements, sales collateral, catalogs, client presentations, newsletters, etc. Ability to bring fresh perspective to the brand without losing original intent. Excellent communication skills and ability to interact with clients and understand their requirements. Brainstorming and developing new concepts and ideas. Excellent team player and ability to work in groups to complete a desired task skills. SOFTWARE SKILLS AND TOOLS CAN USE Adobe Photoshop,Adobe Illustrator,Adobe Premiere, Adobe Flash,Adobe Page Maker,Adobe After Effects, Auto desk MAYA, Auto desk Max,Z Brush,Unity 3D. After effect Plugins. EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION Bachelor in Computer Graphics (Digital Art),Maya Academy of Advance Cinematic,Mumbai,India,Affiliate with Cambridge University. 2005-2008 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Graphics Designer Crest Communication,Mumbai 2008 – 2009 Responsibilities: Attend client meetings and understand their brand and promotion requirements. Come up with innovative concepts and get approval from the clients. Carry out detailed research and create design briefs for approval. Estimate the time required to complete the designs and send quotes accordingly. Complete the designs by coordinating with photographers and copy writers. Send out the completed designs to the clients for feedback. Carry out brain storming sessions to come up with new concepts and innovative ideas. 3D Animator UBISOFT, Pune 2009 - 2012 Environment Modeling and Animation Team on Far Cry 4 Role: Editing and cleaning of Motion Capture Data Integration of Animation and systems into engine Reviewing and sign-off of animators work Working with Programmer on new systems and improvement of current systems Point of contact for AI animation issues regarding props and simple animations Extra: Wrote and delivered a 2 part presentation on the subconscious language and direction for the player Partook in Motion Capture Shoot Took a 2 day acting course Lead Animator (Various projects) Rhythm & Hue Studio in association with Sony Dream work 2012-Present.(Part Time) Role: Create animation in either realistic or cartoon style for characters and animals. Create Crowd animation. Create cut scene animation. Schedule all project work for animation department. Collaborate with all pipeline department. Create and edit in audio Tracks. Create and edit marketing videos and material. Create various 2D,3D art assets. Projects: Kung-fu Panda,Gatsby,Golden Compass,Gajini,Robot,Krishna or Kans,CID TV crime series. Training: 2 Week Traning at Gnomon school of visual effects and animation,CA 1 Week Training at Affinity Express,NY Workshop Attended: Auto desk Entertainment suite 2014,Pune Apple Final Cut pro for beginners,Mumbai Visual effect in television-Reliance Media Work, Mumbai

    $16.67 /hr
    61 hours
    4.84
  7. Vadym P.

    Vadym P.

    UX/UI Designer and Illustrator

    Ukraine - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 21

    I am skilled and creative designer working in design field for 9 years already. I work on Desktop, mobile and web UX/UI. Together with this I have strong illustrator skills and will gladly create graphincs for your games, books, logos and other creative materials. Looking for someone passionate about design and illustration then I am your best choice. Ready to try?

    $18.00 /hr
    238 hours
    4.90
  8. Mircea M.

    Mircea M.

    Creative Director / Designer

    Romania - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 2

    I am a highly skilled, hard working and always positive creative designer in fields such as Branding, Websites, Mobile Apps + Games, Avertising, Product and Stage design. I have seven years of graphic design experience, working on projects for big companies such as Profile Tyrecenter (NL), Always Be Mobile Company (NL), Filadelfia Group (RO), Turism Alba (RO), Sweet Lake Games (NL), Nintec and many more. I possess the ability to concept, create and present great looking campaigns including graphics, user interfaces, products and environments. Fast learner, great leadership skills and very calculate. Specialities and Skills: - Art Direction - Creative Direction - Leadership - UI/UX Interfaces for Web and Mobile Devices - Product Design - 3D Modelling - Illustration / Drawing - Stage Design - Design thinking When I am not in the office you can find me on stage playing the guitar with my friends from the bands Skydive and Acces, swimming, running on the track, rolling with my motorbike, traveling, going to the mountains, playing soccer, drumming, reading books, enjoying jazz concerts and the clear air of central park.

    $30.00 /hr
    65 hours
    5.00
  9. Viktorrine Ira

    Viktorrine Ira

    Computer Engineer

    Philippines - Last active: 18 hours ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 3

    I'm a Computer Engineer, major in Digital Systems Design. I design printed circuit boards (PCB) using the software, Eagle. I'm also a Social Media Manager and a writer. I also do illustration arts. I just love getting random, creative ideas out of my head. I draw a lot of anime/manga characters but I also do places and landscapes. I can make abstract paintings as well.

    $5.56 /hr
    1,841 hours
    4.52
  10. Stephanie Ip

    Stephanie Ip

    Expert Textile/Graphic/CAD/Apparel Designer

    United States - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 4

    Stephanie is an experienced and versatile Fashion Designer specializing in Textile/Graphic/CAD/Apparel design. Her strength is to create from 2D to 3D by working with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, plus her well trained conceptual and technical design background from Parsons the New School for Design in New York City. She has a wide range of work portfolio within the apparel industry in categories of childrenswear, womenswear, swimwear, and accessories, with targeted markets from mass market to designer level. She has a Bachelor's degree in Fashion Design, and has been well recognized by fashion designers and company owners as a competent creative team member.

    $77.78 /hr
    0 hours
    4.88