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Top 10 Dos and Don'ts For Freelance Animators

Whether you’re new to the world of freelance animation or not, there will always be basic principles that you should remember to do and not do to please animation studios, businesses, marketing agencies, advertising agencies, etc.

Below are the top 10 dos and don’ts for freelance animators:

Top 10 Dos and Don'ts For Freelance Animators


Do:

Show commitment to your animation project

Don't:

Overpromise

1. Do show commitment to your animation project
2. Don't overpromise


Do:

Attend networking events, talks, and conferences

Don't:

Work for too many animation clients at the same time

3. Do attend networking events, talks, and conferences
4. Don't work for too many animation clients at the same time


Do:

Stay punctual

Don't:

Dishonor holds

5. Do stay punctual
6. Don't dishonor holds

Do:

Listen to your client's ideas

Don't:

Take negative feedback personally

7. Do listen to your client's ideas
8. Don't take negative feedback personally

Do:

Prepare your showreel/portfolio

Don't:

Be afraid to let go of a client

9. Do prepare your showreel/ portfolio
10. Don't be afraid to let go of a client

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