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Step 1: Understanding your requirement

The first step to finding a freelancer (and ultimately having your job delivered) is developing an understanding of what it is that you need, and why you need it.

What do you want to achieve?

What kind of specialism do you need?

Is this a one-off job, or part of a larger project?

Do you have approval to hire for this job, and a budget in mind?

Do you have reference images / videos / links demonstrating styles you like?

Hiring a freelancer can be daunting, especially if you don’t have much experience in this area, or if you’re using a new platform.

Understanding what you know (and don’t know) about your job is really important, and the more information you can give in your job brief, the better. A fully fleshed out job brief will attract freelancers of a high-quality, and with the specific skills needed to for your deliverable.

You’re here to hire a talented individual with a particular set of skills that you yourself don’t possess, and therefore we can assume that you may need a bit of help understanding what is needed.

Will your animation need a voiceover? Do you need a Sound Engineer or a Sound Designer? Maybe, you would like to replicate something you’ve seen, but don’t know how to articulate what you want.

Continue to Step 1.1: Understanding your budget

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Updated on: 15/08/2023

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