Freelance Positions

We’re always on the lookout for freelance talent. If you don’t see a position listed below, you can still fill out our freelancer survey here and we’ll keep you in mind for upcoming projects. Please do NOT email your application.

Runner is looking for experienced illustrators proficient in Illustrator and Photoshop to join our roster of freelancers.

Ideal candidates have a stellar portfolio of illustration work. They should also have experience working freelance positions and with remote teams. Clear and prompt communication skills are a must, as is comfort communicating via text (email, Slack, etc) and video chat.

Requirements

  • Available to work and communicate at least 20 hours a week for at least 1-2 weeks at a time.
  • Strong drawing abilities
  • Able to draw characters
  • Able to draw backgrounds
  • Deliver layered illustration flies prepped for animation
  • Great at file naming and organization

Software requirements:

  • Illustrator
  • Photoshop

Bonus Skills

  • Graphic Design
  • 2D animation
  • 3D animation
  • Adobe Animate
  • After Effects

Freelancers must be able to provide their own hardware and software. Positions are filled on a per-project basis, depending on a style and skill fit for each project.

Location in the Madison, WI area a bonus but not a requirement.

If interested, please fill out the freelancers survey here. Thanks!

Runner is looking for experienced motion designers proficient in After Effects to join our roster of freelancers.

Ideal candidates have a stellar portfolio of motion design work. They should also have experience working freelance positions and with remote teams. Clear and prompt communication skills are a must, as is comfort communicating via text (email, Slack, etc) and video chat.

Requirements

  • Available to work and communicate at least 20 hours a week for at least 1-2 weeks at a time.
  • Sharp eye for design
  • Strong understanding of animation principles
  • Great at file naming and organization

Software requirements:

  • After Effects
  • Illustrator
  • Photoshop

Bonus Skills

  • Adobe Animate
  • Cinema 4D
  • 2D character rigging
  • 2D puppet / “rubber hose” animation
  • Traditional 2D cel animation
  • 3D animation

Freelancers must be able to provide their own hardware and software. Positions are filled on a per-project basis, depending on a style and skill fit for each project.

Location in the Madison, WI area a bonus but not a requirement.

If interested, please fill out the freelancers survey here. Thanks!

Runner is looking for experienced 2D animators proficient in character rigging and animation in After Effects to join our roster of freelancers.

Ideal candidates have a stellar portfolio of 2D animation work. They should also have experience working freelance positions and with remote teams. Clear and prompt communication skills are a must, as is comfort communicating via text (email, Slack, etc) and video chat.

Requirements

  • Available to work and communicate at least 20 hours a week for at least 1-2 weeks at a time.
  • Strong understanding of animation principles.
  • Able to create character rigs from Illustrator files.
  • 2D puppet / “rubber hose” animation.
  • Great at file naming and organization

Software requirements:

  • Adobe After Effects
  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator

Bonus Skills

  • Traditional 2D cel animation
  • 3D Animation
  • Adobe Animate
  • Cinema 4D
  • Toon Boom

Freelancers must be able to provide their own hardware and software. Positions are filled on a per-project basis, depending on a style and skill fit for each project.

Location in the Madison, WI area a bonus but not a requirement.

If interested, please fill out the freelancers survey here. Thanks!

Runner is looking for experienced 2D traditional cel animators proficient in Adobe Animate CC to join our roster of freelancers.

Ideal candidates have a stellar portfolio of 2D animation work. They should also have experience working freelance positions and with remote teams. Clear and prompt communication skills are a must, as is comfort communicating via text (email, Slack, etc) and video chat.

Requirements

  • Available to work and communicate at least 20 hours a week for at least 1-2 weeks at a time.
  • Strong understanding of animation principles.
  • Able to draw 2D characters.
  • Able to adapt to different art styles.
  • Great at file naming and organization

Software requirements:

  • Adobe Animate
  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator

Bonus Skills

  • 2D character rigging
  • 2D puppet / “rubber hose” animation
  • 3D Animation
  • After Effects
  • Cinema 4D
  • Toon Boom

Freelancers must be able to provide their own hardware and software. Positions are filled on a per-project basis, depending on a style and skill fit for each project.

Location in the Madison, WI area a bonus but not a requirement.

If interested, please fill out the freelancers survey here. Thanks!

Runner is looking for experienced 3D animators proficient in Cinema 4D to join our roster of freelancers.

Ideal candidates have a stellar portfolio of 3D animation work. They should also have experience working freelance positions and with remote teams. Clear and prompt communication skills are a must, as is comfort communicating via text (email, Slack, etc) and video chat.

Requirements

  • Available to work and communicate at least 20 hours a week for at least 1-2 weeks at a time.
  • Strong understanding of animation principles.
  • Able to model and animate 3D objects and characters.
  • Able to integrate 3D assets into a 2D workflow (After Effects).
  • Great at file naming and organization

Software requirements:

  • Cinema 4D
  • Blender
  • After Effects

Bonus Skills

  • 2D animation

Freelancers must be able to provide their own hardware and software. Positions are filled on a per-project basis, depending on a style and skill fit for each project.

Location in the Madison, WI area a bonus but not a requirement.

If interested, please fill out the freelancers survey here. Thanks!

Full-Time Positions

We aren’t currently hiring for full-time positions. Please check back later.