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Dimitri Zavora

Dimitri Zavora

Animation and visualization expert.

Ukraine - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 4

We are the motion picture company. Proficient in industrial modeling, animation, visualization and simulation. Please see our portfolio or visit next links. Seeing what we do is better then reading.. watch this too: And this one I really love:

89% Job Success
$13.00 /hr
5 hours

Diego Mera

Diego Mera

Whiteboard, Animation, 2d and Motion Graphics

Uruguay - Portfolio: 7

-Traditional animation: Cartoon and Clay animation, Stop Motion. -Flash animation, 3D animation, Web banner. -Animation for games: 2D, 2.5 and 3d, Sprites games. Video games for Blackberry, Iphone and web. -Post production and compose in After Effects, Combustion, Nuke. -3D modeler, effects and Composing: Maya, Alias Studio, Real Flow, Vue, Boujou.

87% Job Success
$10.00 /hr
0 hours

Indulgeindesign V.

Indulgeindesign V. Agency Contractor

2D,Explainer Video,App,Animation,video production,

India - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 36

We are a group of multimedia professionals, graphic designers, illustrators, animators, web designers and VFX artists, with a cumulative work experience of over ten years. We are a cohesive, creative, and innovative team having worked together for several years with each member having specific and complementary domain competencies.

Associated with: INDULGEINDESIGN

96% Job Success
$16.00 /hr
0 hours

Sean Thompson

Sean Thompson

Mascot design, Character design, Illustration and animation

United Kingdom - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 9

Please view my portfolio at I am a London based illustrator, who specialises in 2D cartoon style character design. I am able to work well under pressure to tight deadlines and always strive to deliver a finished design your happy with. I would like a job where I can reveal my potential, challenge myself and where I can make a significant contribution to your requirements. All my work begins on paper and is finished digitally using photoshop. My style is suitable for publishing, editorials, character design, logo's/mascots, and gaming, however if you have other requirements I would be happy to consider your request.

90% Job Success
$16.67 /hr
0 hours

Zach Spitulski

Zach Spitulski

Professional Graphic Designer

United States - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 11

I'm a professional graphic designer, video editor, and animator. I've spent the last few years producing designs, videos, and brands for companies in Silicon Valley, Los Angeles, and abroad. Check out my full portfolio at I work extensively in: • Adobe Illustrator • Adobe After Effects • Adobe Premiere • Final Cut Pro • Adobe Photoshop • Coda • Extensive experience with file formats, conversion, and compression I studied design at UCLA's School of Art & Architecture, then spent the last few years working on interactive media and experimental human interfacing at companies in California. I focus on video editing, 2D animation and illustration. I gravitate toward functional minimalism, and question all pieces and components of a design. When I'm not designing, I'm probably out surfing. Awards and Press: Member of Inc Magazine's 2015 30 Under 30 List Forbes Apex Gold Winner at DSE Expo 2015 1st Place Silicon Valley Business Awards 4A's Startup Showdown Winner

$28.99 /hr
0 hours

Lucas Blaise

Lucas Blaise

Video Editing in the Internet Age

United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 3

I've been working in Video Editing for over a decade. First with newspapers, working on creating next-generation media for Websites which included Videography and editing. Then, taking those skills into the Tech Support field, working in IT for 6 years in a Help Desk environment to end users. I worked 6 years for Apple, Inc. teaching their customers and staff how to use Mac OS X, as well the Pro Apps like Final Cut Pro, Logic and Aperture. Taking all these skills, I started Blazing Web Services - a business that supports other businesses, so that they can do what they're best at. They run their business, and I support the behind-the-scenes systems that make them look good! I have a long line of customers that have hired me to do everything from edit a quick family video, to corporate video, animation, landing page and tutorial videos, television commercials, and promotional videos for business marketing.

$25.00 /hr
0 hours

Alina S.

Alina S.

Video Editor

Romania - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 12

I have studied Film and Video editing and I have a 5 years experience as video editor achieved as an employee in post production studios. I've been editing all kinds of video materials, from short movies and documentaries to Tv Commercials, TV shows and presentation movies. I have experience with any kind of video material and I can fulfill any request. I am creative and I can improve your projects with my ideas. I know the value of your time and the importance of your project. Let me bring the experience, skill, and attention to detail I have to your next project.

$20.00 /hr
0 hours

Christopher M.

Christopher M.

Flash Ninja/Actionscript Assassin! JS/AS3/AS2/XML/HTML5/CSS3

United States - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 6

I am an ambitious and attentive interactive developer with a passion for all things front-end. I have extensive experience creating rich media applications optimized to function across a multitude of mediums (web, mobile, desktop, etc.) as well as integrating social media APIs such as Twitter, Facebook & Youtube. I have developed HD touch-screen user interfaces for Northrop Grumman, direct sales marketing tools for Pfizer, and iPad applications for Genentech. I enjoy a good challenge, and seek out opportunities that allow me to push limits, break molds, and have fun all the while. [1]:

$111.11 /hr
199 hours

Thomas V.

Thomas V.

Game Maker (Maya, Photoshop, Unity3d, C#, Py, JS) (iOS/Android/Win)

Japan - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 15

Hello Quick skill overview : - Over 2000 hours on oDesk, a total of 12 jobs and 4.75 rate. - 3D artist in game industry since 2005 (Autodesk-Maya + Photoshop) - Unity3d dev programming since 2010 (C#) - 5 released ios apps working as Programmer & Artist, - 3 released ios app working as Programmer, - 9 released ios apps working as Artist, - plugins integration : Facebook, Twitter, GameCenter, InAppPurchase, Flurry, RevMob, adColony, Kiip, ChartBoost, MoPub, GoogleAnalytic, etc... Let me know if you also want my Resume as a *.doc file. I am a French 3D artist & programmer currently living in Japan, working as freelancer for over-sea. Working for the Game Industry since 2005 : Smartphone (iOS + Android), PsVita, xboxOne and PC, on small or large scale games (Single or MMO) Mainly performing Low Poly assets for Game use. I use to do everything on a character production : Modeling, Mapping, Texturing, Rigging, Skinning, Animation and game integration. I have skill with C# (Unity3d - iOS), Python & MelScript (Maya + external tool), and JavaScript (web development + Photoshop).

$33.33 /hr
2,041 hours