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Affan H.

Affan H.

Film Video Editor / Motion Designer / Film Director

Indonesia - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 6

Hello and welcome to my short profile. I'm a Film/Video Editor , Motion Designer and Film Director. I've been in this industry for 7 years. I usually work with my corporate clients to work on their Video Profile, Television Commercial, Short Film and their motion picture needs. I'm working on Mac environment. My software skills include: Adobe Premiere | Adobe After Effect | Adobe Illustrator | Adobe Photoshop | Final Cut Pro X | Davinci Resolve | Mac and iOS Keynote I would love to hear what your need. Please feel free to contact me Affan Hakim

82% Job Success
$7.80 /hr
206 hours

Muniraj Sunderavel

Muniraj Sunderavel

iOS, Android and WP8 Games Development (buildbox, artwork and coding)

India - Portfolio: 15

Over the last 4 years, I have developed a wide range of games using cocos2d-x game engine for iOS, android and WP8 platform. I can assure quality and satisfaction. Very comfortable with cocos2d-x game engine, box2d physics engine and all add-ons packages (chartboost, flurry, applovin, fb, twitter, in-app purchases, etc). I have developed game using the Project Mayhem 1,2 and buildbox software which includes art design and level design. I have handled various reskin projects both artwork and coding. I can handle all kinds of artwork 2d and 3d. The artwork included logo design, game design, 2d/3d animation using AdobeFlash,Maya and Photoshop softwares.

$11.11 /hr
10 hours

Eugene Bazhenov

Eugene Bazhenov

Entrepreneurial Video Producer

Ukraine - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 28

I’m a producer of high quality videos for business, cartoons and games. Moreover, I have over 8 years experience in sales and marketing. For the past decade I’ve been running multiple web-marketing campaigns as well as creating magnetic and appealing videos for use in worldwide sales and promotion, crowdfunding appeals, product explainers and much more. I employ a range of techniques, including cartoon, motion graphics, 3d and advanced post-production, choosing the best medium for my clients, to ensure the best possible results. My work is my passion; it keeps me up at night, and it gets me out of bed early every morning, just as I’m sure your passions do. If you want me to unleash my passion for you, or for your clients, then I’m ready and willing to produce the perfect video for your business. Let's start with a Skype call, so I could let you enjoy my fluent English or native Ukrainian. Have a look at some of my work here: 3d commercial: motion graphics sample: explainer video sample: *These examples were produced using a variety of tools (Adobe After Effects, Adobe Flash, Toon Boom, 3d Max and Adobe Illustrator, of course) and animation methods.

94% Job Success
$15.00 /hr
1,612 hours

Jigger Rendon Navasquez

Jigger Rendon Navasquez

Animated Explainer Video

Philippines - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 21

It’s my joy to render my service to you; I have 5 years of experience in graphics designing (Illustrations, layout, logo, banner, slider, header, web design and more) and 3 years of video editing (including explainer video and motion graphics). I’m trained to deliver a quality service with respect and guidance. My love in graphics came when Friendster allow their users to customize profile design; started with paint then Photoshop then I explore video editing using Corel video studio and it became an occasional service that I offer to my friends, relatives and schoolmates. Working with my friend who owns a website that offers SEO and explainer video services in the past year sharpens my skills in this field. Expertise: Graphics Design: Adobe Photoshop Adobe illustrator Adobe After Effects Graphics Design Video Editing Animated Explainer Video Motion Graphics Web Image/Content Design

88% Job Success
$8.89 /hr
493 hours

Paul S.

Paul S.

Full-Stack, Front-End GURU

Germany - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 5

Hello, Over the last 7 years, I have developed a wide range of websites using HTML, DHTML, CSS, jQuery, javascript, PHP, and MySQL including sites for startup companies and small businesses. I have rich experience with Front-End( interactive and full-responsive design ). Skill area: PHP, HTML 5, HTML 4, CSS2.1, CSS3, JavaScript, Jquery, Ajax, JSON, JavaScript plugins and frameworks, animation, flash to html, front-end, UI/UX design, MySQL, MongoDB and new web tech. - JavaScript plugins: jScrollPane,sildershow, dropdown, rotate, animation, fancy box, light-box, jquery-mobile, svg-map and so on. - CSS frameworsk(for responsive): Twitter bootstrap2.2, bootstrap3.5.3, 960grid, Flat-UI, Foundation, media-query - Video videojs, flowplayer, jwplayer, mediaplayer. I have also strong skill in CMS framework and ROR. If you need my help, then please call me anytime. I will be there. Paul.

98% Job Success
$40.00 /hr
2,442 hours

Ashraful M.

Ashraful M.

3D Modeler, Texture artist, Rigger and Animator

Bangladesh - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 24

I am Ashraful Mobin from Bangladesh. I am working in 3D field for 6 years. As a freelancer and full-time employee I have been providing 3d art for video games, commercials and websites. I am expert on modeling, texturing, rigging, animation ,lighting and rendering. I have excellent knowledge in 3Ds Max, Maya, Photoshop and Zbrush.

88% Job Success
$16.67 /hr
1,400 hours

Ahmed Raza Munaf

Ahmed Raza Munaf

Video Editor & Content Writer

Pakistan - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 4

Do you want a great marketing video for your business? Are you a film maker and looking for an editor to complete your project? Do you need illustrations for your ideas? Are you looking for an after effects designer to make cool animation videos for you? Do you need help in drafting content and setting up the video script? Then, my friend you have encountered the right person. That's not the end, I am extremely passionate about writing and can deliver the best content meeting all the deadlines. Along with these skills, I am also good in graphic designing, social media marketing, MS Office and financial services.

98% Job Success
$6.00 /hr
346 hours

Bernadeth M.

Bernadeth M.

Data Entry Specialist, SEO, Virtual Assistant, WordPress

Philippines - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 1

I am Bernadeth, a single mom and have been inloved with being a Virtual Assistant for almost four years. Proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Reader Proficient in the use of social networking sites Proficient in the use of Skype, email, chat, blogs and other collaboration tools With advanced written and spoken English Can do offline or online tasks like email management, chat support, research, content and article writing, blog entry, data entry, reports generation, Google Analytic report, PDF creation, PDF submission, Ranking Check, Business Listings Moderator and Verifier, Lead Processing task, Wordpress interlinking, Wordpress Posting etc.

100% Job Success
$6.67 /hr
3,927 hours

Amin Aziman

Amin Aziman

2D Illustrator and animator

Malaysia - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 15

Hi there. I am Amin Aziman. An illustrator who loves 2D design and animation. Designing and animating characters are my favourite jobs. If you are looking for someone for your Illustration, character design, game art, 2D animation, and any kind of 2D design project,you've found the right man. I work fast, always update, and always here for you. My commitment are always 100% in every job I do. You can see my portfolio here: Hope to hear from you soon!

86% Job Success
$25.00 /hr
2 hours

Sharad M.

Sharad M.

Kathputlee Arts and Films

India - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 24

Over the last 8 years, I have developed a wide range of 2D and 3D animations for start-up companies, small businesses as well as some big names. My core competency lies in complete end-to-end management of a new animation development project, and I am seeking opportunities to build animated videos from the ground up for you or your business. I have experience in 3d modeling, texturing, lighting, rigging, rendering and animation. I also have experience in creating concepts, scripting and story boarding.

79% Job Success
$16.67 /hr
0 hours