Rotherham, United Kingdom
Last online: 4 months ago
Available to hire

Hello, I’m Curtis Hartley, a 3D Generalist and Character Animator. I’m an award winning freelancer, having won awards such as the Royal Television Award for Camera work and coming Running Up for an Aardman award. I produce everything from models, to props, to sets, animations and short films. I’m experienced in a plethora of industry work flows, including those for short films, games, magazines, models, high quality renders and am fully trained in traditional and modern animation disciplines. I am an extremely enthusiastic animator, pro-active in the sharping and development of my skill set.

Daily rate
$500 per day


Finger Industries – Animator
• Animating characters from pre-production material and established key frames.
• Working to a schedule to fulfill strict deadlines.
• Maintaining a delicate shared file structure to maintain a clear production pipeline.

Share Some Secrets – Sound Recordist
• Recording foley and dialogue at an industry standard of quality.
• Establishing pipe lines alongside my co-workers and maintaining a clear dialogue.
• Working quickly as to fulfill new audio requests throughout the project’s lifetime.

Rainforest Graphics – Graphics Assistant
• Loading and maintaining industrial printing equipment to a high standard.
• Carefully cutting out prints and signage once printed.
• Treating, Mounting and/ or distributing the signage to the customer.

Cancer Research – Volunteer
• Culling and distributing stock with a deep understanding of the rotor and the value of items being sold.
• Serving customers with their best interests at heart.
• Maintaining the stores appeal, as well as the presentation of its staff.


Sheffield Hallam University 2014 – 2018
Merit MA in Animation and Digital Effects
2nd degree BA in Animation

Rotherham College of Arts and Technology 2014
Level 1 Qualification: Employment Training – Pass

Tomas Rotherham College 2011 – 2013
A’ Levels:
Performing Arts – B
Media Studies – A
AS: Business Studies – C

Clifton: A Community Arts School 2006 – 2011
Maths – C
English Language – C
English Literature – C
Science – C
Art – B
Drama – B

Twine Verified member
Standard Rate:
£500 per day (£62.5 per hour)

Industry Experience:
Media & Entertainment, Non-Profit Organization

Gear & Software Experience:
Adobe After Effects ( Intermediate )
Adobe Audition ( Intermediate )
Adobe InDesign ( Beginner )
Adobe Photoshop ( Intermediate )
Adobe Premiere Pro ( Intermediate )
Audacity ( Intermediate )
Autodesk Maya ( Intermediate )
Blender ( Beginner )
Dropbox ( Intermediate )
Microsoft Office ( Intermediate )
MAXON Cinema 4D ( Beginner )
Microsoft Excel ( Intermediate )
Microsoft Powerpoint ( Intermediate )
Microsoft Word ( Expert )
Pro Tools ( Intermediate )
Sony Vegas ( Intermediate )
Substance Painter ( Intermediate )
Toon Boom Harmony ( Beginner )
Wix ( Intermediate )
Unity ( Beginner )
WordPress ( Intermediate )
ZBrush ( Intermediate )
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