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Marie Alpe
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Hello, My name's Marie. I'm a freelance motion graphic designer and illustrator. I have been freelancing for over 5 years working with companies and solo clients. I can produce character designs, concepts, illustrate, video edit, sound design and

Marie Alpe
Twine
United Kingdom

Hello, My name's Marie. I'm a freelance motion graphic designer and illustrator. I have been freelancing for over 5 years working with companies and solo clients. I can produce character designs, concepts, illustrate, video edit, sound design and

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I'm a freelancer who specializes in illustration, painting, graphics, drawing, artwork from Bucharest. Hello there, please visit links below to see some of my works and projects: _Website not available. Sign in: https://www.twine.net/signup_/in/ sirbulescutudorcosmin _Website not available. Sign in: https://www.twine.net/signup_/sirbulescu _Website not available. Sign in: https://www.twine.net/signup_/name/nm2827136/ _Website not available. Sign in: https://www.twine.net/signup_ --- **Employment and project experience** Safe Frame - Art Director  - Art direction, illustration, story-boarding, matte painting, graphics MediaPro Magic Senior Art Director, Concept artist, art direction, directing, illustrations, concepts, digital drawings and paintings, Voxline Communication motion graphics artist Westka Interactive Gmbh texture & concept artist Ubisoft 2d-3d animator, texture artist Animadream Studio classic animation, backgronds artist
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I am a professional Motion Graphics Designer and illustrator, owner of the design identity "Orange Wedge". My production ranges from the design and animation of explainer videos, to character animations, psychedelic visuals, VJ loops and more. My skill set is mostly based on everything related to 2D animation. I have a 8 year experience using After Effects for motion design and I'm proficient in the use of Adobe Illustrator and Premiere Pro; Additionally I have a mid-level understanding of Adobe Photoshop. I'm also experienced in the use of industry-standard plugins such as "Rubberhose", "Duik" and "Newton", for After Effects. In my career I had the pleasure of carrying multiple projects across all the steps of the production, from the initial concept, through the writing of the storyboard, all the way to the final animation. I'm very passionate about my job and I'm always trying to improve my techniques and searching for new design languages. I'm also very keen on learning new skills if required by the job. _Website not available. Sign in: https://www.twine.net/signup_ _Website not available. Sign in: https://www.twine.net/signup_ _Website not available. Sign in: https://www.twine.net/signup_ _Website not available. Sign in: https://www.twine.net/signup_ _Website not available. Sign in: https://www.twine.net/signup_
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Patrick Girouard has designed and illustrated over 200 books for children, including "Yikes- Lice!," winner of Science Books and Films Best Books, and "I Have a Weird Brother Who Digested a Fly", a Society of School Librarians International Honor Book. His clients include Sesame Street Magazine, National Geographic World, Kid City, Spider, Weekly Reader, USA Today, Click Magazine, Oxford University Press, Child's World, Sterling/Pinwheel, Children's Press, Igloo Books, Magic Wagon, Ranger Rick, Compass Point Books, Reader's Digest, Northwestern University, Purdue University, Scholastic, Paper Magic, Gibson, Current, American Greetings, and Albert Whitman & Company. His work has been exhibited at the Society of Illustrators NYC, The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, Natalini Galleries Chicago, The Fort Wayne Museum of Art, the Lighthouse Art Center, and the Robert E. Wilson Gallery at Huntington University. In addition to books and magazines his work can be found on greeting cards, games, toys, museum exhibits, cd's, puzzles, t-shirts, posters and limited edition prints.
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How To Hire an Illustrator

To kick things off, choose what type of illustrator you need for your project.

Custom illustrators can be hired directly from the following pages:

  • Children’s book illustrators for hire
  • Comic illustrators for hire
  • Logo artists for hire
  • Designers for hire

Next, it’s time to start the hiring process:

Finding An Illustrator For Hire

Looking for illustrators might seem like a time-consuming affair.

Twine simplifies the process of looking for an illustrator by implementing a vetting process, matching clients to creatives through over 10 different criteria.

Here’s a quick overview of how to hire an illustrator using the platform:

  1. Post up a job, detailing the nature of your project
  2. Wait for illustrators to pitch on your brief
  3. Review your pitches and choose a candidate
  4. Negotiate your terms
  5. Sorted!
Tips For Writing Your Job Brief

Here’s an interesting statistic:

60% of pitches for jobs online have been abandoned due to the application’s length or complexity

Although Twine manually vets all pitches that a client receives, it’s really important to make sure your brief is clear and concise to maximize the volume of high-quality pitches you receive.

By posting a clear and concise brief for your illustration, freelance illustrators will be able to quickly gain an understanding of your project and determine if they’re a good match.

To maximize your chances of receiving high-quality pitches, make sure to include the following information within your job brief:

  • Who you are
  • What you require (and why)
  • The size & scope of your project
  • References of work you like
  • Target audience
  • Budget
  • Deadline

If you’d like a more in-depth look at how to structure your project brief, check out our illustration project brief example.

How Much Does It Cost To Hire An Illustrator ?

The cost of hiring an illustrator will vary significantly from project to project.

For example, if you wanted to hire an illustrator for a children’s book, it would cost you a lot more than hiring a logo designer for a basic business logo.

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

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

Here are the price ranges in GBP:

Illustrator LevelJuniorMid-LevelExpert
Day Rate£100-200£200-400£400-800
How much does it cost to get a book illustrated?

Using the data from our platform, book illustration can vary from $80 to $2,000. The average price of a book illustration on Twine is $546.67

How much do illustrators cost per image?

Cheap illustrations can cost as little as $20, whereas more expensive pieces can cost as much as $450. Using the data from our platform, the average cost per image on Twine is $68.93.

In general, the more images you require, the cheaper the cost per image will be.

If you’d like a more thorough overview of illustrator rates, head over to our freelance illustration marketplace to view current listings, alongside our network of custom illustrators for hire.

Frequently Asked Questions
Why hire an illustrator?

Here’s the thing:

As tempting as it might be to use stock art…

Your customers will spot it in an instant.

And do you know what they’ll think?

They’ll think you’ve taken shortcuts with your product.

You need an illustrator to produce original work if you want to showcase the time, effort and energy you’ve put into your work.

If that doesn’t convince you, here are three further advantages of commissioning original illustration work:

Retain creative autonomy

Working with stock art can force you to compromise on your product in order to make the artwork fit. Hiring a freelancer lets you tailor the art to your product.

Stand out from your competitors

90% of information processed by the brain is visual. An original, eye-catching illustration is an excellent way of setting yourself apart from the competition.

Keep your costs down

Top-quality stock art is expensive, with many providers locking you into an extensive subscription plan. An original illustration will not only be far-superior in quality, but often more cost-effective than stock art.

What are the advantages of hiring a freelance illustrator over an agency?

Great question!

Here are the top three advantages of hiring a freelance illustrator over an agency:

Price point

With office space, employee benefits and set working hours, agencies have high overheads factored into their costs. Hiring a freelancer cuts out the middleman and provides you with a top-quality result at an effective price point.

Experience

Top-notch illustrators will often start their careers at an agency before moving on to freelance work. This makes freelancers some of the most experienced & knowledgeable professionals in the game.

Specialism

Most agencies target a broad market. Instead, many freelancers will specialize in a particular niche of illustration, such as children’s books or album artwork. This allows you to choose a professional who lives and breathes your particular project.

What are you waiting for?

Twine is one of the best freelance sites for illustrators. Post a job now and hire an artist online in a matter of hours. You can also take a look at freelance illustrator’s portfolios on the platform to see what our creatives have to offer.

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