Hire Animators in the Philippines

Hire animation specialists in the Philippines. Choose from the best animators. Hire part-time or full-time!

How it works

Post a job

Create a free job post. Write as many details as possible. Don’t worry about it being perfect.

Hire staff

Message the best applicants. Send job offers and agree on terms.

Manage staff

Use Work Log to track the hours that your staff works.
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Pay staff

Easily pay your staff from within your VirtualStaff.ph dashboard. Pay on your terms.



You can hire animators for between $3.50 and $25.00 per hour by hiring remote animators in the Philippines. The actual salary will vary depending on the person, their level of experience, and their ability and skillYou will pay an animator with less than one year of experience a lot less than somebody with five years of experience. 

Average salary rates of animators in the Philippines are:

Entry-level: $3.50 to $6.00 per hour

Intermediate: $4.00 to $10.00 per hour

Expert: $6.00 to $25.00 per hour or more. 

The single best way to see the most accurate salary rates for remote animators in the Philippines is to browse the Virtual Staff database and see what asking salary rates people are asking for.


  • Less than two years experience
  • Fresh graduate (or perhaps still studying)

Intermediate level

  • 2-5 years experience
  • Work history on their resume to back it up 

Expert level:

  • Five years minimum experience
  • Solid work history 
  • Proven ability 
  • Can demonstrate their skills, perhaps through a small test project

Remember, as the employer. Ultimately, it’s up to you to decide what you classify as intermediate or expert and how much you want to pay your animation staff in the Philippines. 

Animators use computers and other techniques to create moving images that tell stories or provide information. An animator will usually collaborate with clients and the production team to develop project priorities, create storyboards, and design and refine animations.

Did you know that Disney employs animators in the Philippines? Not only Disney but hundreds, if not thousands of large and small animation companies hire animator staff in the Philippines.

The reasons why businesses choose to hire remote animator employees in the Philippines is because of the following reasons:

  1. English is the joint official language of the Philippines.
  2. The Philippines is home to some highly talented animators. 
  3. Due to the difference in the cost of living, businesses can hire animators in the Philippines for significantly less than it would cost to hire somebody in a country such as the USA.

It depends on what your individual hiring needs are. For example, suppose you were to replace a local animator employee to ensure you don’t lose quality. In that case, it might be best to hire an intermediate or expert animator in the Philippines.

However, if you’re an experienced animation team, and you’re looking 1-2 years ahead, then maybe you could hire entry-level or intermediate animators and then mold them into your company culture. 

Generally, we would advise that most businesses hire animators with solid experience, especially if you are new to hiring remote animation staff.

Here are some examples of an animator job responsibilities:

  • Use creativity and artistic techniques to tell a story or provide information in visual form.
  • Listen to feedback and alter animations to suit client needs better.
  • Work within an animation team to deliver final projects to clients.

When posting a job. You must include any requirements and qualifications you want applicants to have. Some examples would be:

  • Understand animation, storytelling, and character development techniques.
  • Ability to work independently or with a team to develop animations and solve animation issues.
  • Bachelor’s degree or certificate in computer animation, fine arts, graphic design, or a related field.

It’s as easy as following these simple steps.

  1. Post a job: Be sure to add in all the relevant information, such as the skills you need your animator staff to have, as well as the hourly salary rate you are offering, work hours, and other important stuff.
  2. Animators will apply: Once your post is live, expect animators to start applying for the job post within 1-3 days. 
  3. Interview and hire: When you’ve found qualified applicants, the next step is to simply message, interview, and offer the job to the person you want to hire. (All of this is easy to do from inside your VirtualStaff.ph employer dashboard).


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Do you want us to help you professionally build your team in the Philippines?