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Digital art is a popular form of art that’s created using digital technology. Some people refer to it as computer art or multimedia art. But all digital art falls under the larger umbrella term “new media art”.

Digital art is commonly used by mainstream media in commercials and by filmmakers to create animations, interactive elements, movies, visual effects, graphic designs, etc.

Although big companies have in-house digital artists, most small businesses outsource their digital art needs to freelance digital artists. Here are some of the main reasons to outsource digital art.


Reasons Why You Need to Hire a Digital Artist Online

Freelance Digital Artists Are Cost-Effective

As a prudent business owner, the first thing that you need to consider when hiring any kind of freelance service is the overall cost. The good thing is that freelancers are the most cost-effective way to get the work done. Therefore, before you hire a freelance digital artist, ask them to give you their rates so that you can compare them with other artists.

However, you need to understand that hiring a cheap freelance digital art expert should not come at the cost of sub-standard work. You need to be certain that the person you are hiring for your graphic design work and other digital art services is fully qualified and has all the needed skills to produce professional looking work.

Ordinarily, professional freelance digital artists lower their budget because they do not have the cost of running a physical office. Even when they set up offices, they are usually smaller than the ones run by marketing agencies. Also, most freelance artists do not have huge tax liabilities as compared to large agencies.

Credentials Given by Freelance Digital Artists Are Reliable

Before you hire a freelance digital artist, ask them for a portfolio and a list of references. Most freelancers have digital profiles with all this information where you can log on and view their work portfolio. Furthermore, you can easily access online testimonials from their previous clients. Unlike agencies, individual freelance artists earn this credibility themselves.

While the credentials provided by an agency may give you an idea of the kind of work to expect, it is difficult to know if the digital artist who earned the agency that 5-star rating will be completing your project, as most agencies hire multiple freelancers for their projects. When you are working with an individual freelancer directly, you can rely on the ratings and testimonials in their profile.

Communication With a Freelance Digital Artist is Quick and Effective       

Compared to large-scale marketing agencies, a freelance digital artist is more reliable in terms of communication. It is easy to explain to a freelance artist your expectations because you can have a direct conversation with the person undertaking the work. When you are dealing with an agency, your message has to go through different ranks, which can easily cause a misrepresentation of facts and ideas.

The risk of miscommunication is eliminated when you are dealing with a freelance digital artist because both of you can easily understand each other and ask questions directly for clarifications. Also, it is easy for you or the artist to suggest changes to the project.

Freelance Digital Artists Have Flexible Working Hours 

If you have an urgent digital art project, it is best to hire freelance artists because they can work at any time. Business agencies, on the other hand, have fixed working hours. So, it is difficult for them to accommodate urgent projects. Since a freelancer is their own boss, they can easily adjust their schedule to accommodate you. They will also work extra hours to finish your project and deliver it on time.

A Freelance Digital Artist Gives You Personal Attention      

Since the digital art project is important to you, you will naturally expect your freelance artist to give it personal attention. Obviously, you can only expect this kind of attention from a freelancer, especially if you are working on a small budget. Since big agencies have many clients, some with big budgets, they cannot give each project the kind of personal attention it deserves.

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