Motion Hatch: Helping Motion Designers Do Better Business

By Hayley Akins: Freelance Motion Designer | Animator

Motion Hatch is a bi-weekly podcast hosted by veteran motion designer Hayley Akins, discussing the business side of animation and motion design that so many creatives struggle with. Offering quality practical advice and insight for freelance, full-time or aspiring animators, illustrators and motion designers, hear from a wide range of voices within the industry, including how leading animators started out, tips on managing your business and career advice. For more info on how to take control of your motion graphics career and to join our community of amazing, talented designers, head over to motionhatch.com.

  1. 1.
    097: How to make six figures as a motion designer w/ John Filipkowski
    31:03
  2. 2.
    096: How to scale your income through productized services w/ Brad Hussey
    54:47
  3. 3.
    095: How to make passive income as a motion designer w/ Justin Archer
    35:26
  4. 4.
    094: How to get signed by a motion graphic design agent w/ Drew Melton
    39:39
  5. 5.
    093: How to work effectively with difficult clients w/ Ryan Koral
    47:31
  6. 6.
    092: How to use brand strategy to grow your motion design business w/ Melinda Livsey
    47:40
  7. 7.
    091: How to grow a motion design studio and become known for your signature style w/ Cabeza Patata
    48:55
  8. 8.
    090: Ageing in animation w/ Hannah Lau Walker and Helen Piercy
    34:57
  1. 9.
    089: Time management tips for motion designers w/ Matt Ragland
    54:37
  2. 10.
    088: How to use Clubhouse effectively as a motion designer
    19:26
  3. 11.
    087: How to get hired by big motion design studios
    49:37
  4. 12.
    086: How to start a niche motion design studio w/ Roxy Vélez
    53:07
  5. 13.
    085: How to start a side-hustle as a motion designer w/ Mary Hawkins
    52:28
  6. 14.
    084: What does IR35 mean for UK motion design freelancers? w/ Andy Chamberlain
    41:31
  7. 15.
    083: How to find direct clients using LinkedIn w/ Marc Lawrence
    50:17
  8. 16.
    082: How to find direction and focus as a motion designer w/ Ross Plaskow
    48:39
  9. 17.
    081: Should you start your own motion design studio? w/ Mack Garrison
    58:57
  10. 18.
    080: How to Become a Feature Film Animator w/ Nikki Braine
    47:59
  11. 19.
    079: How To Use Branding To Get Your Ideal Clients w/ Hollie Arnett
    29:33
  12. 20.
    078: How to discover your unique voice and find work you're passionate about w/ Monique Wray
    31:15
  13. 21.
    077: How To Plan Your Best Year Ever
    10:43
  14. 22.
    076: How to use Behance to get more clients w/ Felipe Vargas
    29:18
  15. 23.
    075: How to get hired for your unique style w/ Jess Herrera
    33:51
  16. 24.
    074 :How to Start Your Own Motion Design Studio w/ Joel Pilger
    43:36
  17. 25.
    073 : How to Leverage Personal Projects to Improve Your Motion Design Career w/ Qais Sarhan
    34:28
  18. 26.
    072: The Future of the Motion Design Industry w/ Ryan Summers
    44:07
  19. 27.
    071: How To Go From Freelancer To Studio Owner w/ Karl Doran
    1:10:48
  20. 28.
    070: Why You Can’t Find Consistent Clients
    12:30
  21. 29.
    069: How to grow your freelance motion design business with Erica Gorochow
    48:42
  22. 30.
    068: How to charge for motion design with Kyle Hamrick and Hayley Akins
    42:40
  23. 31.
    067: Make money with animated gifs w/ Annie Wong AKA Headexplodie
    44:13
  24. 32.
    066: How to get motion design clients using your personal work w/ Nick DenBoer AKA Smearballs
    52:59
  25. 33.
    065: How to use Instagram as a motion designer w/ Sam Burton
    48:50
  26. 34.
    064: How to price your work as a motion designer w/ Blair Enns
    47:07
  27. 35.
    063: How to deal with anxiety during uncertain times w/ Dr Anna Symonds
    35:49
  28. 36.
    062: The number one thing that changed my motion design career w/ Hayley Akins
    12:45
  29. 37.
    061: How to get into the tech industry as a motion designer w/ Sharon Harris
    29:55
  30. 38.
    060: How to use partnerships, strategy and content to get more clients w/ Philip Van Dusen
    52:20
  31. 39.
    059: How to use YouTube to grow your motion design business w/ Ben Marriott
    48:06
  32. 40.
    058: How to build a sustainable career in Motion Design w/ Brian Gossett
    1:00:51
  33. 41.
    057: VR in motion design w/ Colin and Rosie
    46:10
  34. 42.
    056: Leveraging teamwork to make passion projects a reality w/ Zac Dixon
    53:05
  35. 43.
    E55: 7 reasons not to freelance w/ Michael Jones
    49:37
  36. 44.
    054: How to promote and market yourself as a motion designer w/ Nick Campbell
    1:09:20
  37. 45.
    053: How to become a motion graphic designer in 11 Weeks w/ Chris Field
    53:45
  38. 46.
    052: 3 tips to help you achieve your motion design career goals w/ Hayley Akins
    21:40
  39. 47.
    051: The power of in person motion design meetups and events w/ Allison Butler
    42:03
  40. 48.
    050: How to create the freedom to work on personal projects w/ Beeple
    1:22:21
  41. 49.
    049: How to boost your motion design career with side projects w/ Kyle T. Webster
    46:07
  42. 50.
    048: How to be an Art Director for Motion Design w/ Nidia Dias
    50:52

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