Every customer thinking of hiring a 3D artist should first of all consider different alternatives and decide what option is the best for him. For many types of businesses keeping 3D modeling or rendering services in-house is the most attractive option.
However, if you are looking for cheaper alternative with fewer obligations, than outsourcing 3D content production company is the best fit-for-purpose solution.
Keeping some 2D/3D staff in-house must be an advantage for those companies where 3D design is a core function. Besides sending 3D modeling and animation projects abroad means regular traveling, clarifying and understanding business strategies and laws of foreign country, and so on.
The cost is always among the first issues to be considered. And here is where the outsourcing 3D services come in handy.
Outsourcing 3D design and modeling functions can bring significant cost savings to the company.
Taking into account the level of salaries of the average 3D modeler, animators or designer, as well as amount of vacation time in the US and European companies where the core function is not 3D design, outsourcing 3D modeling and rendering services is an exceptionally viable cost cutting measure.
Outsourcing company fees include the office cost (full recruitment cycle, strong project management, technical consulting, knowledge sharing, full infrastructure including workstation, licensed software, Internet, Server, Time tracking systems, Webcams – all for productive environment and effective cooperation).
In-house 3D artist require additional spending on IT infrastructure, utilities, communication.
Outsourcing company fees covers the management and HR cost. Some outsourcing companies take 10% for Project Management.
Office management, retention and motivation activities costs.
The diagram shows the cost of an average trip of 5 working days per 2-3 month (if required).
This average data gives an exact representation of the situation.
Apart from cost-effectiveness of outsourcing 3D modeling and animation companies, there is a set of other important benefits. So, let’s consider those too.