Motion Designer

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A freelance motion designer, or motion graphics designer, designs and produces animated content by integrating video animations, special effects or sound effects. A motion designer brings images, typography or illustrations to life.

Using a customer brief, a visual identity or illustrations, a freelance motion designer will initially produce models so that you can choose what best suits your needs. He then produces a storyboard before starting to create the video.

A freelance motion designer creates vector animations using graphic elements such as pictograms, characters  2D or 3D objects to create a set that will make a video. This can range from a fully animated ad to a simple dynamic image on a website. He then creates the video wrapping and integrates the visual and sound effects (voice-over).

A freelance motion designer can create 2D animations, called flat design, 3D animations using mapping, or stop motion. In the latter case, it may be necessary to perform frame shooting image by image.

Who are the Motion Designer registered on
39 year of average age
6 years of exp. in average
Average daily rate for a freelance Motion Designer.
Junior 284 €
Intermediary 353 €
Confirmed 362 €

What skills does a Motion designer need to master?

Often qualified in Applied Arts, a freelance motion designer must be versatile and be able to cut and edit using a number of techniques.

He is proficient in various software programmes such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign and After Effects.

He has a creative and artistic streak.

In which project is a Motion Designer involved?

Nowadays, freelance motion designers are everywhere, involved in the creation of your company videos, generic videos, the animation of your website. He may also be involved in promoting an advertising message or a new product. Using a freelance motion designer improves your visual communication and attracts new customers.

How to choose a Motion Designer?

When choosing a freelance motion designer, it is recommended you ask to see his previous work to gauge whether he will be able to meet your expectations.

In addition to his technical knowledge and knowledge of graphics, he must be a good listener to be able to identify your needs as closely as possible.