Good day! I'm making a game where I need a sprite animation. It's a pretty simple animation but I need to decide what kind of specialist I need to hire to make the animation for me.
This is the sample of the object that I want to animate. I need the core of the object to shoot beams and the shell of the object to be like a blobby-blob, changing its shape constantly, morphing new appendages.
The artist that draw me this sample could make a frame by frame animation. But I wander - may be there is a better way to do that? May be there are some applications that does exactly what I need without all the unnecessary job? I would be thankful for advice!