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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

Stinky - Ink

Stinky - Ink Agency Contractor

3D Modeling & Rendering, Rigging & Animation

United States - Portfolio: 18

Stinky-Ink. consists of two professional freelance artists working specifically in 3D. We provide creative services to clients while working in an enthusiastic environment, using both of our artistic knowledge and experience to create high-quality work that appeals to our clients and to the targeted audience. The Iron Triangle: Fast, good or cheap. Pick two. Our main goal is to work towards a client's vision and execute efficiently yet whole-heartedly.

Associated with: Stinky-Ink

78% Job Success
$35.00 /hr
0 hours

Sorin Crisan

Sorin Crisan

Designer Explainer Videos Animation Marketing

Romania - Portfolio: 9

Hi, I'm Sorin C. from RSAanimate and I can create any type of video for any niche . If you need a amazing video please contact me now! I already worked for many Romania based client and bring top ranking in short time.. * My main objective is to provide help and assistance to companies that is striving to be competitive and is looking for a driving force that will help them to be the BEST and at the TOP OF THE COMPETITION * I take all my clients/buyers very seriously. So, I provide them with an effective and efficient strategy and provide measurable results. Over the last 5 years, I have created a quality of sale video.

$6.67 /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