Artists in Motion (AIM) is a Creative Projects Company. We are built and dependent upon our unique team of blended talent, the core foundation to each of our creative projects. Our team covers the full project spectrum – from conception to completion. We work across cities, countries, and cultures within the world of light festivals, global ceremonies, arena spectaculars, permanent shows and installations. We bring these stories to life through creative and technical innovation. Recent projects include White Night Melbourne 2017, Lighting the Sails at the Sydney Opera House for VIVID 2016, and the 3D Pulse Light Show series in Hong Kong.
About the role
With our work extending across multiple design disciplines, we are looking for a passionate, conceptual, and experienced Senior Designer who has the ability to cover a number of areas and be willing to apply their skills and knowledge across a broad range of creative projects. Predominantly it will be design for motion, so while animation is not a requirement, a sound knowledge and understanding of it is.
Working closely with the Creative Director and actively supporting with the wider Creative and Production Team, you will take briefs and be a motivated self-starter, able to demonstrate your experience taking a raw idea, crafting it, and then bringing it to life, ensuring creative is developed within the scope of the brief. You will work well independently, but also thrive in a collaborative studio, with exceptional creative concepts, and provide attention to detail that delivers end-to-end value right through to production.
ResponsibilitiesAssisting in the concept development and direction of creative projectsDelivering visualisations, concept frames, style frames, mood boards, reference material, illustrations, sketches and storyboards as requiredAssisting in the creation of internal presentations, pitch presentations, and other design needs as they ariseAlongside the Creative Director and Art Director, pitching ideas and seeing them through to the signing off stage with clientsOffering up a range of creative routes where appropriate, as part of the creative development processIntegrating technical and visual solutions into a design concept as well as understanding the scope and the space within which you are workingCreating innovative and inspiring designs and design solutions for use by the Creative and Production TeamAchieving all requested outcomes on time Reviewing work-in-progress with the Creative Director and Art Director for advice and adjustmentBriefing other artists, motion designers, animators, compositors, illustrators when requiredLiaising with producers and studio managers to ensure smooth delivery of your workProviding clear and objective critiques of creative workDelivering compelling designsAdhering to project timelines, budgets, and briefings setCollaborating in developing creative ideasClient interaction during briefing and delivery may be requiredAssigning tasks to more junior members of the team when required
Desirable values, behaviours, and skillsAn impeccable eye for design, obsession with detail, and high pride in your workA desire to always raise standards and present new ideasThrive in a high pressure, fast-paced environmentSolid understanding of designing for motionAbility to work on a variety of work and design disciplinesAbility to manage time effectivelyAdvanced understanding of design principles including visual hierarchy, space, colour and paceDemonstrated experience in a similar roleSolid team skills and willingness to step in where neededAn ability to work autonomously, as well as take direction and work in consultation with managementEye for detail, even when under pressureAbility to run from briefing, leading brilliant concepts, to completion in productionFlexible, with the ability to work to timelines across multiple projects Ability to confidently articulate the vision to the Creative Director and Creative TeamA strong working knowledge of design software and creative technologyExceptional communication and interpersonal skillsAdvanced skills in Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign)Ability to use a 3D package, ideally C4DKnowledge of Premiere and After Effects is a bonus
Qualifications5+ years experience designingDiploma of Design
RequirementsBased in Australia, with full working rightsCan work full time for a minimum of 12 months
To be considered, send through a current portfolio which demonstrates your proudest work, plus your CV. Please take your time to curate your selection - we are looking for something special.
Only successful applicants will be contacted.
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