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Nassib El Mourabet
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London, United Kingdom

I have over 15 years of experience in 2D and 3D animation, 12 of them as a freelancer running my own business. My strengths include compositing and VFX, 3D animation, and motion design. Currently shifting my focus into motion design and 2D animation. Recently founded Plunk Ltd in the UK. I have worked on over 600 projects, for clients around the United Kingdom, the United States, Lebanon, and the Arab Gulf (Qatar, UAE, Saudi Arabia). Clients include Pepsi, Google, KFC, Etihad Airlines, Amazon, Nespresso, Toyota, Volkswagen, Cadillac, and more. I can offer consultancy in addition to my motion design services. I am able to conceptualize and execute a brief from start to end product. I am able to lead a design team, and have done so on several projects throughout my career. I have acted as art director on quite a few projects, and as visual effects supervisor on many more. Looking for the next project to sink my teeth into, and enhance my skills/up my game. I am constantly learning how to be better, it's never enough. Software is mentioned but 3D MAX is not an option listed, so I am an Expert with that and V-Ray. Experience: Plunk (Freelancer) Motion Designer and 3D Generalist Nov 2007-Present Cutting Edge Post Production VFX Artist and 3D Animator Nov 2004-Nov 2007 Education: BA(HONS) Computer Games Design - Teesside University- Class of 2004

Nassib El Mourabet
Twine
PRO
London, United Kingdom

I have over 15 years of experience in 2D and 3D animation, 12 of them as a freelancer running my own business. My strengths include compositing and VFX, 3D animation, and motion design. Currently shifting my focus into motion design and 2D animation. Recently founded Plunk Ltd in the UK. I have worked on over 600 projects, for clients around the United Kingdom, the United States, Lebanon, and the Arab Gulf (Qatar, UAE, Saudi Arabia). Clients include Pepsi, Google, KFC, Etihad Airlines, Amazon, Nespresso, Toyota, Volkswagen, Cadillac, and more. I can offer consultancy in addition to my motion design services. I am able to conceptualize and execute a brief from start to end product. I am able to lead a design team, and have done so on several projects throughout my career. I have acted as art director on quite a few projects, and as visual effects supervisor on many more. Looking for the next project to sink my teeth into, and enhance my skills/up my game. I am constantly learning how to be better, it's never enough. Software is mentioned but 3D MAX is not an option listed, so I am an Expert with that and V-Ray. Experience: Plunk (Freelancer) Motion Designer and 3D Generalist Nov 2007-Present Cutting Edge Post Production VFX Artist and 3D Animator Nov 2004-Nov 2007 Education: BA(HONS) Computer Games Design - Teesside University- Class of 2004

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I have over 15 years of experience in 2D and 3D animation, 12 of them as a freelancer running my own business. My strengths include compositing and VFX, 3D animation, and motion design. Currently shifting my focus into motion design and 2D animation. Recently founded Plunk Ltd in the UK. I have worked on over 600 projects, for clients around the United Kingdom, the United States, Lebanon, and the Arab Gulf (Qatar, UAE, Saudi Arabia). Clients include Pepsi, Google, KFC, Etihad Airlines, Amazon, Nespresso, Toyota, Volkswagen, Cadillac, and more. I can offer consultancy in addition to my motion design services. I am able to conceptualize and execute a brief from start to end product. I am able to lead a design team, and have done so on several projects throughout my career. I have acted as art director on quite a few projects, and as visual effects supervisor on many more. Looking for the next project to sink my teeth into, and enhance my skills/up my game. I am constantly learning how to be better, it's never enough. Software is mentioned but 3D MAX is not an option listed, so I am an Expert with that and V-Ray. Experience: Plunk (Freelancer) Motion Designer and 3D Generalist Nov 2007-Present Cutting Edge Post Production VFX Artist and 3D Animator Nov 2004-Nov 2007 Education: BA(HONS) Computer Games Design - Teesside University- Class of 2004

"Tristen did an absolutely great job. First time working with him but he is extremely quick, and a very good communicator" My core strengths are in After effects and Illustrator making custom 2D animations, motion graphics, explainer videos, and illustrations. When I work with you, I take your concepts and make them a reality. I'm ready to start immediately on your project, send me a message and I will respond asap. I look forward with working with you and seeing what we both create! I do - 2D Animation - Facebook/Instagram ads Static and Animated - Motion Graphics - Explainer videos - Logo Animation - Video Intro/Outros/Bumpers - Rush Jobs

I am an experienced designer with over 5 years in the design and motion industries, who creates characterful bespoke designs on a daily basis in the form of educational motion graphics, infographics, illustrations, print media and digital, social or branding content, for studios and for clients such as Vodafone Nikon and BBC broadcasts. What ever the style you desire, I can make it happen. Choose to work together and you'll not only get a motion graphic designer/Animator but someone who is passionate about making graphics that connect with their audience. --- **Employment and project experience** **Freelance Animator, Illustrator and MG Designer** Erlsanimation now known as Elephant Creative. _Jan 2017 - Present_ **Sessional Lecturer/Tutor** University for the Creative Arts, Farnham. Animation (BA) & Y0 Illustration/ Animation. _Sep 2019 - Present_ **Lead Animator** BBC3 'How not to die' Series'. _Jul 2018 - Nov 2019_ **Lead Motion Graphic Animator** Vodaphone & IBM Animation _Nov 2018 - Jan 2019_ **Motion Graphic Designer** Fudge Animation Studio. _Jul 2018 - Mar 2020_ **Creative Director & Animator** Access City Awards, BBC, European Commission. _2018_ --- **Qualifications and education** _BA in Animation_ **1st Class Hons** At University for the Creative Arts Farnham.

I love telling stories & notions trough pictures & movements, using the basics of cinema, animation & Graphic fundamentals to interpret the meaning & subtexts. I am always eager to learn new skills. I'm skilled in character animation & Compositing as an expert, modeling, Texturing, Rigging &rendering as an intermediate & --- **Employment and project experience** "Creator" 2019-Present Creating a cartoon TV Series for National Iranian Radio and Television BroadCast. Also responsible for character animation, look development, rigging, rendering & compositing. "Freelance Animator" 2010 - 2019 Creating Visual Effects, TV commercials & Animations for a vast group of companies and brands. "Short Animations" 2012 - 2018 Creating independent short animations for festivals. "Senior Motion Graphic Designer Rahpooyan" 2015 - 2016 Delivering 3D & 2D animations for commercials and educational purposes. **Qualifications and education** _BA of Cinema Directing_ Tehran University Of Art - Faculty of Cinema & Theatre

Hello! I am an experienced 2D Animator and an Illustrator with more than 10 years of Industry experience and have sharpened my skills and refined my understanding in these fields by doing different professional projects and assignments. I have a very strong understanding of animation principles and production pipeline. I have done assignments for different market segments like cinema, television, corporates, web, print, commercial industries, and non-profit foundations. Accuracy and speed are my priorities and I always deliver on time and with the required quality. I’m interested in long-term business relations. You can check my work on _Website not available. Sign in: https://www.twine.net/signin_ **Qualifications and education** Bachelor Degree from College of Art, Delhi, India Masters in Animation from IDC, IIT, India

Graduated in Visual Motion Design in 2013, I use to work on several projects (2D animations, illustrations, video production, video mapping and graphic design) from start to finish on time. Now I wish to work coherently with my imaginary and aesthetics ideas, growing as a creative and improving my skills. I love experimenting, I am very curios and I like to constantly set and achieve my goals. **Hourly rate** Illustration €50 Motion Graphics €70 Cel Animation €150 3D Modeling €100 3D Low Poly animation €120 **1 Minute Medium Price** 2D Motion Graphics €500 Cel Animation €1000 2D+Cel Animation €1350 3D+2D+CelAnimation €1500 Average Availability: 5/10 hours per day. Availability and prices may change due to urgency and complexity of the project. Extra charges: Holidays and overtime plus 30% rates. **Key project experience** _2017_ - Photographer, motion graphics and editing video for the project Fuor! Posto, sponsored by La Battagliola _2016_ - Collaboration with IMMAGINA srl, motion graphics and editing video for Mondadori _2014_ - Orpheus - Short film, Honourable mention at FEST 2014 New Directors New Films Festival (Short-film - Experimental) **Qualifications and education** Master Degree in Visual Motion Design 2013 Bachelor in Graphic Arts 2011

Hey, I'm Dani, a freelancer animator, designer and illustrator. Grew up in Lisbon, lived in London and Auckland. After almost two years traveling and working remotely I'm back in Lisbon. I love translating beautiful ideas into visuals - gladly that's my job! _Website not available. Sign in: https://www.twine.net/signin_ _Website not available. Sign in: https://www.twine.net/signin_

Whiteboard Animation | Explainer Video Expert | Illustrator | Graphic Designer. I am Lenon Laishram, a Designer, Illustrator, Animator, and video producer. With my degree in Animation and Multimedia, I can offer you my 9 years of professional experience and assist you in developing your Whiteboard Animation, Explanation video, 2D Animation, Motion Graphics, Graphic Designs, Storyboarding, PowerPoint presentation, Video and Sound editing Or any multimedia marketing needs. I will be happy to know the details of your requirements and discuss the possibilities.

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How To Hire an Animator

To get started, choose what kind of animation you need for your project.

For example:

  • 2D animation
  • 3D animation
  • Stop motion animation
  • Custom cartoon animation
  • Motion graphics

Once you’ve chosen your style, it’s time to move on to the shortlisting process:

How To Shortlist An Animator

Shortlisting an animator can seem like a time-consuming task.

We’ve made it easy for you.

Here’s a quick overview of how to find an animator on Twine:

  1. Post up a job
  2. Wait for animation specialists to pitch to you
  3. Review your pitches and choose a candidate
  4. Agree your terms
  5. Voila!
Tips For Writing Your Job Description

Here’s an interesting statistic:

75% of the pitches for jobs online are from freelancers who are not qualified to do the work

Why?

Because the description doesn't clearly explain what the client wants, so freelancers pitch in hoping that the work might match their skill set.

On Twine, we manually vet all the pitches that a client receives to make sure you don’t have to spend hours filtering out unqualified freelancers.

But it’s still really important to make your brief stand out by being clear and concise.

Clearly-written job briefs allow animation experts to quickly scan your requirements and determine if they’re a good fit for your project before getting in touch.

When writing the animator’s job description, make sure to include the following:

  • Who you are
  • What you need (and why)
  • The size of your project
  • Your vision for the project
  • Examples of styles you like
  • Target audience
  • Budget
  • Deadline
How Much Does It Cost To Hire An Animator ?

Animation rates vary significantly from project-to-project .

When negotiating a freelance animator’s hourly or day rate, you’ll be sent a quote based on the length of time the animation will take to produce.

Using the data from our network of professional freelance animators, here are the ranges you can expect for a day’s work (7-8 hours):

Animator LevelJuniorMid-LevelExpert
Day Rate$150-250$250-500$500-1000

Here are the price ranges in GBP:

Animator LevelJuniorMid-LevelExpert
Day Rate£100-£200£200-£400£400-£800

If you’d like a more thorough overview of common animation commission prices on the platform, head over to our animation marketplace to view current listings.

Frequently Asked Questions
Why hire an animator ?

Here’s the deal:

With a market value of over 259 billion U.S. dollars, animation remains as one of the most popular and engaging mediums for connecting with an audience.

Since the industry’s inception with cartoon studios in the early 1900’s, animation is now at the core of many different sectors, including:

  • Web Design
  • Video Games
  • Marketing & Advertising
  • Social Media Content
  • Film

Although what animators do day-to-day has changed a lot over the last century, the impact of what animation can do for your business has not.

Don’t believe us? Read this stat:

Each day, 100 million internet users watch an online animated video.

And not only that! One minute of video is equal to 1.8 million words.

It’s no surprise then that 76% of marketers plan to increase their use of YouTube and video marketing next year.

How can animated video benefit my business?

Here’s another statistic:

Viewers retain 95% of a message when they watch it in a video, compared to 10% when reading it as text.

If you aren’t already using video as a core aspect of your marketing strategy, you should be!

But why animated video?

Here are the three main advantages of using animated video over traditional video content:

  • Stand out from your competitors

    Animation is friendly, futuristic and forward-thinking, setting you apart from the pack of talking head videos your competitors are using.

  • Keep it simple

    Animation turns complex ideas into an engaging narrative, making it easy for leads to understand how your product or service works.

  • Improve your SEO

    Google loves animated video due to its high-retention rate and evergreen nature. A high-quality animated video can significantly improve your presence on Google, making it easier for leads to find you.

What are the benefits of hiring a freelance animator?

Here are some of the biggest benefits of choosing a freelance animator through Twine over an animators agency:

  • Lower overhead costs

    This includes office space, company benefits, employee training and set working hours.

  • Experience

    Many professional animators will hone their craft at an animation studio before going it alone as a freelancer. This means that freelance animators are often the most experienced, efficient and professional specialists in the game.

  • Expertise

    If you’ve been wondering where to find animators that specialize in a particular niche of animation, the freelance market is for you! Freelance animators often dedicate themselves to particular animation commissions (such as explainer videos).

  • Flexibility

    Hiring an animation freelancer allows you to set your own hours and rates relative to the nature of your project. You can assign them work as and when it suits you without the hassle of a long-term contract.

What are you waiting for?

Post a job on Twine now and be matched with a wide range of high quality animators in a matter of hours. If you’ve got any questions then you can ask online animators and they’ll be happy to help you via the public questions feature.

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