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  • View Service Offered By Dream Farm Studios

    Dream Farm Studios

    inorwclaw, Kujawsko-Pomorskie, Poland

    $33,244
    Earned/Yr
    • 2d animation
    • 2D Design
    • 3d Animation Company

    Animated TV Series

    Dream Farm Studio is capable of producing 3D and 2D animation series through its powerful studio with than 40 Artists in House.

  • View Service Offered By ZipPixel Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

    ZipPixel Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

    New Delhi, Delhi, India

    $46,104
    Earned/Yr
    • 2d animation
    • 3D Animation
    • 3d Max

    3D-2D Animation / Video Creation

    A visual character and story carries that knack which speaks straight & effectively. Its reach is immense and more targeted. Thus our team performs the best job, 3D/2D animation with professional vide...

  • View Service Offered By Tansom Studios

    Tansom Studios

    Southampton, Hampshire, United Kingdom

    $9,842
    Earned/Yr
    • 2d animation
    • 2D Design
    • 3D Animation

    2D & 3D Animation, Content Development

    Our mission is to introduce a framework for content development, extreme visualization and building an ecosystem for smart devices using the state of the art technology. We are in this business from l...

  • View Service Offered By Vanshtheone

    Vanshtheone

    West Delhi, Delhi, India

    $11,900
    Earned/Yr
    • 2d animation
    • 3d
    • 3D Animation

    Video Editor & Graphic designer

    I am a professional video editor & graphics designer and i work on adobe premiere pro, photoshop & after effects. i have worked on tv shows like Cam''s Kai, documentaries and made many ads, intros and ...

  • View Service Offered By OffRoad Studios

    OffRoad Studios

    Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan

    $41,250
    Earned/Yr
    • 2d animation
    • Brand Consulting
    • Brand Guidelines

    BRAND, CREATIVE & STRATEGY

    Our branding strategies are inspired from the depth and grandeur of the great blue. When building an identity we believe in being limitless because we understand that a brand’s image is its single mos...

  • View Service Offered By Sushila yadav

    Sushila yadav

    Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India

    $2,957
    Earned/Yr
    • 2d animation
    • Adobe Flash
    • Adobe Photoshop

    Illustration

    With my unique illustration style, I can make your business stand out and speak for itself. - First, we will talk about your idea and I will give you my suggestions. I prefer to think the entire compo...

  • View Service Offered By Khurram Abbasi

    Khurram Abbasi

    Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan

    $5,395
    Earned/Yr
    • 2d animation
    • 2D Design
    • Animation

    2D Cartoon Animation

    Cartoon animation covers all sort of videos related to children including children book animation, story animation, learning and rhyme animation.

  • View Service Offered By VideoExpertz

    VideoExpertz

    Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan

    $4,478
    Earned/Yr
    • 2d animation
    • 2d Art
    • 2D Design

    Motiongraphics Animation

    The basics of video animation and the most commonly used style for video animation, presentation, promotion, and Introduction. If your business is based on a unique idea difficult to explain to the ta...

  • View Service Offered By Line Art Studios

    Line Art Studios

    Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil

    $1,996
    Earned/Yr
    • 2d animation
    • 2D Design
    • Animation

    BACKGROUNDS FOR ANIMATION

    Some samples produced for a 2D animation project, in production. Environment design and digital painting;

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2D Animators for Hire

An animator is a professional artist who combines multiple images to give the illusion of a movement. These images can be hand-drawn pictures, digital images and even models and puppets. In short, animators are like magicians who make you believe that a multitude of static pictures are actually a moving image. An animator who creates two dimensional or 2D illustrations is known as a 2D animator. Traditionally, 2D animation referred to hand-drawn animation, but in the present digital era, it means computer vector animations. In these animations, vectors control the motion of the animation rather than pixels.

What Does a 2D Animator Do?

2D animators create illustrations, which can include characters, designs and storyboards for animation in a two-dimensional space. A 2D animator draws or sketches a series of images on a special paper, with each image representing an action or a movement. These images are then scanned onto a computer and colored with the help of software. When these images are viewed at speed, they give the illusion of movement. A common example of 2D illustration is a modest flipbook made by hand. 2D animators help create websites, video games, advertisements and even videos. They may work as animators, character designers or as storyboard artists and are seen associated with various industries such as video gaming, advertising, training animations, film and multimedia production.

Most animators can be found on Guru – one of the best websites for freelance work. These professionals work across industries and have a diverse portfolio. If you are looking for 2D animators for hire, make sure your freelancer can:

  • Deliver high quality traditional 2D animations in various styles.

  • Design visuals, build animations and motion graphics.

  • Design production layouts.

  • Conceptualize and execute visually striking animation for various platforms.

  • Collaborate with other professionals like editor, cinematographer and director as well as other technical departments to ensure that animation elements are correctly incorporated.

  • Think creatively.

  • Multi-task and adhere to deadlines.

Qualifications of an Animator

It is ideal for your freelancer to have the following skills:

  • Professional education in animation or new media production or related disciplines

  • A solid understanding of the principles of body movement, kinematics and other facets of 2D animation

  • Good working knowledge of relevant graphics, animation and composting software or of Flash, Photoshop and Illustrator 

  • Excellent drawing skills

  • Working knowledge of computer based animation software such as Adobe Animate and DrawPlus

Other than that, a 2D animator should also have good research skills, as each project is distinct from the other and requires an in-depth understanding of the given topic.

Benefits of Freelance 2d Animators

2D animators are constantly upgrading their technical skills and this adds to their versatility. Freelance animators are ideal for stand-alone work such as storyboarding or for single character animation. With freelance animators, the communication is open and direct and this helps in getting the job done much faster.

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