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The 6 Freelance Animator Job Responsibilities You'll Face

Creating entertaining and to-the-point animations is just one of the many job responsibilities freelance animators need to manage. Not being fully aware of your professional responsibilities can negatively impact your workdays by making them unpredictable and challenging to plan.

Here are 6 types of responsibilities you'll need to face when pursuing a successful freelance animation career:

The 6 Freelance Animator Job Responsibilities You'll Face

1. Creative Responsibilities

Tasks like conceptualizing, creating storyboards, animating, and editing animations are all part of your creative job responsibilities as a professional animator.

1. Creative Responsibilities

2. Record-Keeping Responsibilities

You need to keep track of your progress to make sure you're sticking to the schedule. This is why keeping daily, weekly or monthly records is an important practice that you need to master.

2. Record-Keeping Responsibilities

3. Networking Responsibilities

You'll need to connect with colleagues and companies to obtain essential industry-related information, open up new business channels, and find opportunities that can add to your animation career or business's success.

3. Networking Responsibilities

4. Financial Responsibilities

Managing your finances goes hand in hand with your general record-keeping tasks. Although financial responsibilities can become overwhelming, knowing your assets, expenses, and liabilities is crucial to having a solid foundation and keeping your animation business going.

4. Financial Responsibilities

5. Marketing and Sales Responsibilities

While you don't need to be an expert to start your business's marketing and sales strategy, it pays to do thorough research and eventually hire an expert.

5. Marketing and Sales Responsibilities

6. Client Relations Responsibilities

Client relations can help you succeed in the animation industry if done correctly. However, it can also hamper your business's growth if not properly managed.

6. Client Relations Responsibilities

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