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Kerizma Branding

United States

The Brand Devlopment & Investment Management Firm

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Jocke Larsson

Stockholm, Sweden

Multi-level visual artist

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Kayla Elorza

New York, NY, USA

Designer, storyteller, and video wizard.

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Michelle Leighton

Vancouver, BC, Canada

Content Marketing Specialist

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Celia Mesa

Barcelona, Spain

Bringing Brands to Life with Humanized Content ✨

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Alexa Quinn Madrid

New York, NY, USA

Interdisciplinary Artist

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Yunus Gezginci

Bursa, Turkey

Creating 3D Magic ✨

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Pradyumn Pandey


Video Editing & Thumbnail design for social media

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Toni Sabato

Zürich, Switzerland

I create memorable experiences for brands

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Sílvia Pinho

Lisbon, Portugal

Social media strategy & content for FUN brands!

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Brad Kurtz

United States

Video Editor, Writer & Producer

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Diego Rotmistrovsky

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Versatile Filmmaker. Jack of all trades.

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EP Creative

Munich, Germany

Making Creators' Visions Come to Life.

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Aparajita Bhattacharya


Revolutionizing Brands: Bold Color, Clever Design

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Cristian Rodriguez


Children's Book Illustrator and Video Animator

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Mik Skuza


I specialize in super cool UI and Brand design

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Matthew Agunloye

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Social Media Management + Brand Strategy™️✨💻

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Rayan V ✦


Video Editor & Storyteller | Podcast Production

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Ignacio Straub

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Art Director - Branding and Motion Design

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Frequently asked

Freelance videographers and animators can develop and edit visual aids for your business. They can create original videos with quality clips and motion graphics that let your customers know more about your products and services.

Freelance videographers and animators can develop and edit visual aids for your business. They can create original videos with quality clips and motion graphics that let your customers know more about your products and services.

Freelancers working with videos or animation need to have an eye for details, be creative, and be experts at using different types of design software. They must be able to see flaws in concept designs and watch for any errors in execution. They should be able to deliver flawless visuals to their clients. Freelance videographers and animators must be masters at using different types of animation tools, video editing tools, and different types of software. They need to know software like Adobe After Effects, Adobe Animate, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere Pro, and Procreate.

Animators and videographers need to be able to create different visuals and pull them together into one cohesive story. That takes a lot of creativity and art direction.

You have three ways to discover and hire the best freelance videographer or animator on Contra:

Post an opportunity on Contra to get applications from qualified videographers and animators. Click the “Hire an Independent” button to write a job description, select a few desired skills, and set your timeline and budget. Provide as many details as possible so you can find the perfect fit!

Discover freelance videographers and animators on our Discover Page. You can search by job title or by specific tools to find the expert ou need. Tap the “Get in Touch” button to send Independents an inquiry.

If you already know of a freelance videographer or animator you’d like to work with, invite them to work with you by sending them a proposal on Contra. Click the “create proposal” button and include your deliverables, scope of work, timeline, and payment terms. Independents will review your proposal and sign a built-in contract before beginning work.

Freelance videographers and animators will create custom videos and animations that fit your brand and budget. Their visuals will add a much needed pop to your social media channels and will communicate your goals and accomplishments. Outsourcing these important tasks to an expert will save you time and money. You’ll have the time you need to focus on high-level decisions and run your business peacefully.

You need to hire a freelance videographer or animator when you need visuals to advance your business goals. Videographers and animators can create assets that deconstruct complex ideas, explain how to use products, or sell the advantages of your business to an audience. Trusting a freelance animator or videographer will ensure that an expert crafts the visuals you need. Plus, you already have a long to-do list. Outsourcing work to a freelance animator or videographer frees up the time you desperately need.

Entry level video editors and animators charge a minimum of $25 to $50 an hour. Mid-level video editors, animators, and videographers will charge $50 to $100 an hour, while experts may charge $100 to $200 an hour. Some creatives will charge per project, and those rates will depend on their experience, the scope of work and the complexity of the work. You must pay a minimum of $250 or $25 an hour to hire an Independent through Contra.

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