Who We Are:
REA is a brand and marketing agency that turns breakthrough ideas into transformative experiences.
We do this by bringing together a team of thinkers, creators and change-makers, driven by a passion to build something new—not just to create what is. It’s this diversity of talent and perspectives that allows us to see opportunities others don’t and bring brands to life in fresh and unexpected ways.Together with our partners, we’re connecting big ideas with bold experiences to move brands and businesses forward.
Our commitment to continuing our success and carving out a strong future is relentless. To that end, we have just spent a considerable amount of time planning for the future by building out a new brand vision & strategy. We are looking for great people to help us realize that exciting path forward.
Who You Are:
This position is instrumental in the achievement of our future vision. The individual we are looking for will be a strong and experienced design leader; fully capable of managing clients, budgets, time and resources. Someone who can foster a successful design department and encourages great ideas, great people and great design to thrive. This person is not afraid to have an opinion or challenge this organization to think differently about itself. We are looking for a person who uses and will continue to use design as a powerful tool for creating change and influencing the way the company and our clients position themselves in the marketplace.
• A passionate, pro-active, dedicated, “out-of-the-box” thinker. Feels a strong need to always push the work and challenge entrenched ways of thinking.
• A great designer who doesn’t mind rolling up his/her sleeves and “getting into the mud” with the work.
• Loves teaching others to be better at their craft
• Strong sense of how to implement a disciplined Identity/design process
• Brings strong experience working with brand strategists as the platform for using a strategic point of view in the development of design work...not just about the pretty!
• Exceptional design talent
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Solid presentation skills
• Develop a best in class design department
• Takes the lead in guiding the development of design concepts and solutions based on creative briefs and clients’ business strategy
• Collaborate with other team members to fulfill client needs
• Direct creative personnel and review the design quality of various projects
• Plan each phase and direct creative resources for various projects
• Be a mentor to designers
• Participate in external activities as a source of inspiration for the staff’s continued growth
• Ensure proper file building and train staff on best practices when working with outside vendors.
We are committed to fostering a workplace environment that promotes a diversity of perspectives an experiences and encourages fresh thinking and original ideas—we believe this allows us to see opportunities others don’t and bring brands to life in unique and unexpected ways.
Based in the heart of Sydney, Circul8 is an internationally recognised award-winning creative digital agency that provides industry leading marketing services to forward-thinking brands.
We’re on the hunt for a hot-shot creative leader to join the ranks and be the driving force within our creative team based in Sydney. If you have a razor sharp eye for design, a limitless bank of award winning ideas and want to work in a playful yet professional environment, you are the kind of person we want to meet
About the Job
As Circul8’s Senior Art Director, you will be responsible for leading the creative team in generating world-class ideas and creative concepts for marketing and advertising campaigns. This includes the development of campaign ideas, ‘look & feel’ graphics, storyboards, wireframes, animation and pitch documents that meet client requirements.
You will be responsible for the output of our creative team focussing heavily on the world of digital technology & media, applying your concepts across websites, mobile apps, online video, television commercials, branding, display advertising, eDM layouts and animation. We aren’t limited by too many boundaries at Circul8 so if you’re the kind of person who likes a challenge and isn’t afraid of getting stuck in, you will find a lot of freedom within our ever expanding team.
The role will involve working alongside accounts, tech, social and production teams, reporting directly into the Head of Creative & Production. The themes you will predominantly be working on will be tourism & leisure, fashion, entertainment, NGOs & social good. These are passions close to our hearts and should be something you also have personal conviction to. Our clients include: Tourism Fiji, Japan National Tourism Organisation, Changi Airport Group Singapore, TFE Hotel Group, Unified Weapons Master, Papua New Guinea Tourism, Vanuatu Tourism Office, Amnesty International & WWF.
Natural leader, with strong self drive and initiative
Fearless in pushing boundaries and innovating new solutions
A digital native - you should live and breathe everything digital and tech
Meticulous attention to detail and mastery of your craft
A deep care for doing meaningful work
Minimum of 5 years relevant experience in art direction with a world class eye for design
A degree in a related field such as graphic design or visual communication
Fluent in everything adobe
Ability to quickly sketch/scamp ideas by hand
Strong internal and client facing presentation skills
High level of expertise in information communication, usability and interface design
Solid understanding of digital marketing and industry best practices
Demonstrated experience producing creative solutions within the constraints of budget and time
Access to a bottomless bank of ideasEnjoy working within a collaborative team environment
Experience managing a team
Experience with HTML5 animation
Interest in emerging technologies like VR, iBeacons, Big Data & Health Trackers
Animation / video editing
High level ping pong skills
How to apply
Send an email to [..] including the best examples of your work and a link to your website.
If you want to work with a team who love what they do and have a great time doing it, get in contact.
Want to be part of a thriving design & development team within one
of Australia’s leading technology companies?
Come and help us create the world’s greatest gaming experience every day
and make your mark on the gaming industry.
The role of Art Director will have you working with some of the leading
minds in the technology and creative space with the ability to showcase your creative
Work with one of the most talented
design & development teams in the industry
Creative Leadership Opportunity
Top 50 ASX 100 listed technology
Onsite Barista, free coffee, yoga, gym,
This role is a
key leadership role in the Oz Games Studio’s art group and plays an important creative
role in the global business responsible for the conceptualization, production
and delivery of best in class gaming art, animation and sound packages.
is not a people management role it is a leadership role and people skills will
be critical for success as you will be working closely with the Art production
team, project managers, Executive Producers, Game Designers and other
stakeholders to realize games within the Art ‘Development Principles’.
leading a team of creative, there will also be a component of ‘hands on’ individual contribution required that extends
across operational aspects of the Art Department with a focus on process
development, documentation and quality initiatives.
This role is
responsible for managing, navigating and delivering production art, working
closely with the direct reports and the team, other art stakeholders and across
Responsibilities will include:
Provide artistic and creative leadership on game projects in line with
Provide leadership within the Art group
Work with other leaders and Art directors in the Art group and across
the business to ensure that games are best in class
Take ownership of all aspects of the role, this includes new game art
production and subsequent ports to secondary markets.
Proactively work with team members to ensure all deliverables are
achieved within the team
Develop the Visual appearance, presentation and overall communication of
the game art package
Plan, communicate, direct, supervise and unify a single vision for
artists working on a game project
Ultimately responsible for solidifying the vision of the collective
imagination of game designers, marketing, executive producers, and other
stakeholders in the business; effectively resolving conflicting inconsistencies
between the various individual inputs
Understand and translate game specifications and other inputs such as
market requirements into effective production plans
Make decisions about visual elements, styles and where and how to use
Create packages that appeal to target audiences
Tertiary qualifications in Animation, Illustration, Graphic art, Art
Production or related discipline.
Minimum 10 years + in professional Art production roles with proven
***Portfolio of work required.
***Tertiary qualifications may not be required if significant
professional work experience can be exhibited.
This is a
truly exciting and creative role in an interesting and dynamic industry, and
provides a real opportunity for someone with an interest in working with
creative leaders. If you are keen to join us, then please submit your CV and
Cover Letter to Louise Byrne, Talent Acquisition Manager by 20th May 2016. No agencies please.
Aristocrat as an Employer:
Our vision is clear: Create the World’s Greatest Gaming
Experience Every Day.
We are a business
that values the impact talented people can have on both our culture and
commercial success. We strive to ensure we provide you with the career growth
and development that talented people both seek and deserve.