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  1. Cintia Ruschel

    Cintia Ruschel

    Cintia Matte Ruschel

    Brazil - Last active: 11/01/2013

    Great experience in visual creation and computer graphics in both PC and Mac platforms. Recent work includes image edition, visual identity, graphic and web design, multimedia and animation. Softwares include After Effects, Premiere, Lightwave, Photoshop, Illustrator, In Design, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Flash, Powerpoint, Corel Draw. Languages include Portuguese (native), English, Spanish and French. Im pro-active, dedicated and passionate for my work. I'd love to have the chance to exchange experiences together. Let's talk! Sincerely, Cintia

    $27.78 /hr
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  2. Jeremiah Berkheimer

    Jeremiah Berkheimer

    One Handsome Art Director, Motion Designer, and Writer for hire.

    United States - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 4

    I am an art director, motion designer, graphic designer, video editor, and copywriter. I spend most of my free time making weird animations. Not sure why...I should probably go outside at some point today. What was I talking about? Doesn't matter...great to meet ya! Feel free to check out to see my work!

    $40.00 /hr
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  3. Robert Hanna

    Robert Hanna

    Robert D. Hanna

    United States - Last active: 10/05/2014 - Portfolio: 4

    • 3D Artist Modeler: Mesh Modeling (Organic and Hard Surface) Anatomical Mesh Edgeflow, Mudbox to Maya Workflow, Sculptris, ZBrush, UV Layout Pro, TopoGun Re-Topology, Texture Maps with Photoshop & Mudbox: Normal, Disp, Bump, Specular Maps, Shader Networks • 3D Animator: Expertise with 3D Studio Max and Maya in all forms of Animation: Technical and Character Animation, Keyframe and Motion Capture, Blendshapes and Lip Sync Animation, Anatomical/Medical Animation, Camera Movement, Maya Trax Editor, Quadruped/Vehicle Animation, Motion Builder, Visual Effects Animation, Motion Graphics, UI Developer, Unity, UDK • Rigging Specialization: Biped, Quadraped, Creature, and Vehicle Rigging. Forward and Inverse Bone Kinematics, Rotation Axis Alignment, Set Driven Key and Connection Editor Controls, Paint Skin Weights Tool, Deformers, Spline IK, Blendshapes, Joint Constraints, Controls, Maya Muscle • CG Generalist: Lighting and Shadows, Global Illumination, Rendering, Mental Ray, V-Ray, Compositing render layers, Visual FX, Particle & Fluid Dynamics, Import/Export Expertise • Illustrator: Anatomy and Life Drawing, Photoshop, Illustrator, Character and Set Design

    $27.78 /hr
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  4. Wan Ismail

    Wan Ismail

    20 years experienced designer in graphic/web/media

    Singapore - Last active: 02/24/2014

    With more than 20 years experience in the print, web, elearning and multimedia industry I possess a diverse background in conceptualization, development, managing a team of designers and attachment students in actual client projects, and also providing training to students as well as group of lecturers in related field subjects in private sessions, government and commercial art schools. Known for quality, meeting deadlines, fast and self-motivating in giving the best creative solutions possible.

    $55.56 /hr
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  5. Christopher Walton

    Christopher Walton

    10 years of experiance.....Video Editor

    United States - Last active: 05/16/2014

    Duties include videotaping, editing and producing local South Florida television shows, including Free Your Swing and In the Studio with Daphne. Duties also include handling lighting, sound, technical work, on air talent, guests and camera operator as needed. Daily duties include overseeing the quality and progress of audio and vision engineering and editing; consulting with the director, producer and/or client throughout the post-production process; becoming familiar with the style of specific directors; experimenting with styles and techniques including the design of graphic elements; selecting the most effective shot of a scene in terms of drama, story relevance or continuity; suggesting and selecting music. Receiving a brief outline of footage and/or a shot lists and scripts; assembling all raw footage, with camera shots either recorded or transferred onto video tape in preparation for inputting into the computer; inputting uncut rushes and sound, and synchronizing and storing them into files on the computer; digitally cutting the files to determine the sequence of the film and determining what is usable; creating a 'rough cut' of the program/film and determining the exact cutting for the next and final stages; re-ordering and tweaking the content to ensure the logical sequencing and smooth running of the film/video. Duties also include camera operator work, effects editor and Television show coordinator, creating television commercials, and on-site video announcements. Final Cut, After Effects, Photo Shop, Zackworks 3D, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint

    $55.56 /hr
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  6. Maor Lavi

    Maor Lavi

    CG Artist & animtion/post production generalist

    Israel - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 7

    My name is Maor Lavi. I am a freelance animator, designer, motion designer and post-production 2D-3D Generalist. I work mainly for broadcast design (TV show Graphics, commercials), and I teach in Camera-Obscura art-college; I have a B.Des.Ed 4-year bachelors degree in design, and work experience. I am located in Tel-Aviv, Israel, and freelance both with domestic & international clients. There are links, Reels and CV links attached.

    $45.00 /hr
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  7. Nick S.

    Nick S.

    Motion graphics designer/animator

    United States - Last active: 07/15/2014 - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    I'm a motion graphics designer/animator based out of Burlington, VT and Los Angeles, CA. I have 5 years of professional experience in the motion graphics field, and a degree in Motion Graphics/Broadcast Design. I've designed and animated graphics for companies like ESPN, Sony, NamcoBandai, and more. All work in my demo reel is original work for ad agency, design studio, or direct clients. I have experience executing original high quality graphics with strict deadlines and will give your work the professional polish it needs!

    $27.78 /hr
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  8. Marco Giovannetti

    Marco Giovannetti

    Animator, Designer, 3D Artist

    Canada - Last active: 10/18/2013 - Portfolio: 1

    - Experienced in Feature Film, Television, Advertising and Web industries - Storyboards and Film pre-visuals - Character design - 3D modeling, texture, animation and rendering - Composting and titles - 2D /3D instructor - Works well on a team or independently - Always excited to be a part of this industry!

    $55.56 /hr
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  9. Will Gunn

    Will Gunn

    Video Production/ Director/Editor

    Australia - Last active: 5 months ago - Tests: 1

    As a boutique company this means we can provide high quality of services at competitive rates with an impressive turn around time. Amongst Video Production work for clients including Lawyer firms, we also have completed several Editing Projects for Music Videos, corporate videos and web content. We excel in video production and post-production work. Editing on the latest equipment, using the adobe suite including Premiere Pro, After effect and DaVinci. If we can help or assist in an of your future project, get in touch or call just for a chat.

    $40.00 /hr
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