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  1. Daniel Sidlik

    Daniel Sidlik

    Author/Animator/Graphic&Web Designer

    United States - Last active: 4 months ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    I am a professional who will take the extra steps to insure that the deadlines are kept and that my clients are completely satisfied. I strive to develop long term associations with each client through hard work and quality designs. I keep myself up-to-date with the latest technologies, techniques, and industry standards.

    $13.33 /hr
    36 hours
  2. Zcarina C.

    Zcarina C.

    Flash Animator/Illustrator/Game Designer

    Philippines - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 10

    My goal is to provide excellent quality and fast service. A creative professional, I have been working in the fields of the Visual Arts and Design for the past 8 years. My experience includes Flash Animation and Pre-production Designs (Character Turns, Props, Backgrounds) Illustration, Drawing, Graphic Arts and Design, Comics Illustration and Manga. I am also Designing game assets (characters, backgrounds, costumes, Game animation) I am proficient in using Digital programs such as Macromedia Flash, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator. I work well as part of a team or independently and enjoy a busy and creative environment.

    $12.22 /hr
    3,513 hours
  3. Egle B.

    Egle B.

    Environment Artist/ Illustrator/Concept Artist/Graphic Designer

    United Kingdom - Last active: 09/04/2012 - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 16

    I am a reliable freelance artist for your company. I have experience in video production field, live action and animation. As well as concept drawing, illustration, graphic design, storyboard drawing, web design, Logo Design, posters design etc. My goal is to offer my professional high quality creative design services and to obtain long-term and short-term contracts for creative design projects. I can take your projects from conception to completion with the speed and superb creativity and quality. I am up for any challenge. Check out my portfolio at

    $17.78 /hr
    49 hours
  4. Muhammet Emin ONER

    Muhammet Emin ONER

    3D Expert, Web Designer&Developer, Video Producer, Musician & Composer

    Turkey - Last active: 10/12/2011 - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 87

    10 years of experience on Web Design & Development, Graphics Design, Printed Art, Video Production, Photorealistic 3D Design & Rendering & Animation, 3D Game Development, Scripting etc.. I compose music in my own studio with variety instruments. Loop sounds, Game & Cinematic Themes etc. Fluent in English, French and Turkish. Softwares I used: Adobe Photoshop Adobe After Effects Adobe Premiere Edius Dreamweaver Fireworks Flash Cinema4D Boujou Swift3D (Flash 3D) Netbeans Ableton Live (Music Composing) Technologies I used: C++, Java, PHP-MySQL, JavaScript, HTML CSS

    $12.22 /hr
    269 hours
  5. David Metcalfe

    David Metcalfe

    Research, Editorial, Content Management and Multimedia Designer

    United States - Last active: 4 months ago - Tests: 2

    Researcher, editorial director, and multi-platform creative, David Metcalfe currently acts as a contributing editor for Reality Sandwich, The Revealer, the online journal of NYU’s Center for Religion and Media, and The Daily Grail. He writes regularly for Evolutionary Landscapes, Alarm Magazine, Modern Mythology,, The Teeming Brain and The Eyeless Owl. His writing has been featured in The Immanence of Myth (Weaponized 2011), Chromatic: The Crossroads of Color & Music (Alarm Press, 2011) and Exploring the Edge Realms of Consciousness (North Atlantic/Evolver Editions 2012). He has participated in and presented talks at the Observatory Room in Brooklyn, Homeroom Chicago, and has hosted successful webinars for Evolver Learning Labs. Under the auspices of Liminal Analytics, Metcalfe co-hosts a popular lecture series focused on the material aspects of exceptional experiences at the Observatory Room with critically acclaimed photographer Shannon Taggart. In collaboration with Dr. R. Andrew Chesnut, Chair of Catholic Studies at Virginia Commonwealth University and Liminal Analytics, Metcalfe's most recent efforts have been focused on studying the growing devotional tradition associated with Santa Muerte (Saint Death) in the Americas. Metcalfe focuses on applied cultural, psychological and philosophic approaches to real world solutions. Specialties: - Acquiring/analyzing complex qualitative data sets - Primary/secondary research - Strategic relationship development - Writing/Editing/Proofreading - Strategic digital media - Content development - Demographic, Psychographic and Technographic profiling

    $13.33 /hr
    135 hours
  6. Pia Veronica Bourque

    Pia Veronica Bourque

    Expert Web and Graphic Designer

    United States - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

    Over the last 10 years, I have designed a wide range of e-commerce and CMS websites for numerous household brands in retail, sports, travel, health and beauty, publishing and other consumer services. I also specialize in responsive mobile design, email template design, print/graphic design, logo design and marketing collaterals such as business cards, brochures, banners, etc. I have experience in the following areas: Magento E-Commerce, BigCommerce, WordPress, Expression Engine, Campaign Monitor, HTML/CSS/PHP/JS. Proficient in both Mac and PC Operating Systems, Microsoft Office, and GoogleDocs.

    $15.00 /hr
    74 hours
  7. M H.

    M H.

    Webmaster/Web Host -

    United States - Last active: 02/21/2013 - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 32

    Hello, my name is Myles. My personal website is and my objective is to create every job I'm hired for to the best of my ability for my clients. I do not take short cuts and I always go out of my way to do an exceptional job. I have been building great looking websites for nearly 12 years and I offer class act support and world class hosting. I go out of my way for my customers and I want them to feel as though they got everything they wanted and more. -Website Hosting- I do offer web hosting if you need it also. I have extremely low rates and it includes cPanel access. If you want your website hosted elsewhere, I can upload it to your server and configure your domain name also.

    $25.00 /hr
    26 hours
  8. Anton Antonov

    Anton Antonov

    3D/2D Animator, Video Editor, Graphic Designer, Web developer

    Bulgaria - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 13 - Portfolio: 21

    3D modeller / animator (Cinema 4D, 3d Studio Max) Video producer/editor (Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas) Video animator (Adobe After Effects) Graphic designer (Adobe Photoshop) HTML/CSS web designer SEO search engine optimisation Hardworking, Determined and Highly Skilled. Computer Literate. I can finish your projects from the following categories: - Compositing "Color Correction, Motion Graphics, Camera Tracking and Cinema Visual Effects - Video montage and Sound Mixing - Graphic design - Motion Graphics - Logo Reveals, Openers - Cinema VFX "Fire, Wind, Rain, Earth Quake and Explosive stuff " - Color Keying by Green or Blue screens - 3D Logos and models - Typography - Promo commercials making - Explainer videos - DVD menu creation/editing Over the last 5+ years, I have been working in a television as a video producer/editor and have developed/edited a wide range of video materials using Sony Vegas pro/Adobe Premiere and created some motion graphics using Cinema 4D and After Effects. Currently I work in Medical University of Varna as a computer animator. I create medical animations and currently we are building a university television which soon be on air. My core competency lies in producing animations and a complete end-end video/audio edit of a new video/audio project, and I am seeking opportunities to work for you. I can make a quality animations using Adobe After Effects and Cinema 4D. I can do your work in the desired time. Feel free to contact me anytime.

    $13.33 /hr
    38 hours
  9. Amber Graves

    Amber Graves

    Freelance Illustrator

    United States - Last active: 05/08/2014 - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 29

    I recently graduated from Cal State Long Beach with a Bachelor's of Fine Arts in Illustration. I am most interested in working on children's book illustrations as I am most adept at drawing animals and working with light, colorful media such as watercolor and digital, and my style reflects a whimsical love for childhood wonder. My skills include Photoshop, Illustrator, Paint Tool Sai, Microsoft Publisher and Word. My best mediums are watercolor, pencil, and digital however I am adept at oil, gauche, charcoal, scratchboard, pen and ink, colored pencil and more. Although my specialty is illustration, I do have some experience in graphic design as I have designed logos for websites as well as a few business cards. Samples of my work can be found on my website: Or on:

    $20.00 /hr
    22 hours
  10. Aboelhassan Y.

    Aboelhassan Y.

    Architect & Interior designer

    Saudi Arabia - Last active: 4 months ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 16

    I'm an architect with a strong architectural & Interior design. I have 2D & 3D modeling, rendering and animation skills. I'm experience in Autocad, 3d max-Vray, sketch up-vray, Atlantis studio, adobe photoshop, autodesk revit, Lumion 3d and power point and estimating using manual Excel and word Microsoft application. Seeking a career where my skills could be further developed and demonstrated & joining a contractor that offers a challenging and interesting job opportunity.

    $12.00 /hr
    36 hours