Being Freelance
Curate your career - Motion Designer Hayley Akins
Oct 27, 2019 · 49 min
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Hayley felt trapped working in-house on projects that didn’t inspire her, and although she moved from a sports broadcasting company to work with Google’s internal production team, she didn’t quite find the spark she was looking for.

Since going freelance, Hayley’s found a way to attract the kind of projects that matter to her, and she’s produced work for both the Bill Gates Foundation and the United Nations.

She’s also found time for her own projects, including Motion Hatch, a podcast and online learning hub for freelance motion designers and animators.

“When I was younger, I felt like I didn't have as much control over my own destiny as I do now,” says Hayley. “Now I know that I can do anything I want if I try hard enough.”

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