Squint/Opera is a global creative agency and production studio specialising in creative communications for architecture and the built environment. We create creative content for a broad client base of agencies, authorities, developers and architects.
What we offer
Team: We work in a collaborative and diverse international team made up of Producers, 3D artists, Post production artists, Technical Directors, Creative Directors, studio management, business development and a host of talented freelancers and film crew.
Studio: We have a beautiful natural light and green filled studio designed by Sibling Architecture. We are in North Richmond, close to public transport.
Culture: We foster an environment where creativity underpins everything we do. We want to create unique work without working crazy hours. We look for people who are talented, highly skilled at their craft and want to be part of a team.
Resources: We have a dedicated render farm, fast workstations, comfortable desk spaces and ergonomic chairs. If there is technology and software you want to use, let us know and we will purchase it. We actively engage with and look for potential in new technology.
Projects: We work on a wide range of projects across all aspects of the built environment. We are not bound by medium and utilise animation, motion graphics, film, music, installation, emerging technologies and illustration to make our work.
What we are looking for:
You are a storyteller with the imagination and versatility to transform the day to day environment into unique visual worlds, crystallising complex ideas into compelling and engaging content.
You have a hands on approach to your work that combines strong creative and technical skills, but have exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to lead and direct a creative team.
You will have the confidence and composure to manage high level clients and communicate our vision with flair.
You position yourself somewhere between designer, art director, 3d artist, animator and film maker.
Overview and provide quality management on projects to ensure that unique ideas are at the heart of every project
Direct a team with confidence
Oversee art direction on film and still shoots
Attend client meetings and communicate ideas clearly
Create compelling and clear treatments and storyboards
Skills & Experience:
3+ years experience as an Art or Creative Director
Expert knowledge of adobe creative suite, with a focus on moving image
Experience directing film and photography shoots essential.
Advertising, architectural or design backgrounds are a big plus.
Experience working with and knowledge of 3DS Max and V-Ray is highly desirable.
Tell us why you want to work for Squint/Opera and highlight 3 examples of your work which show creative flair and your ability to craft an engaging narrative.
Please also include your CV, portfolio and at least 2 referees.
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.
BARTZIS DESIGN is a leading Design Agency working with some of
Australia’s top FMCG and Corporate brands. We are seeking an experienced
Creative Director to join our growing team of talented and passionate
professionals who work across a variety of mediums including branding,
packaging, print, outdoor and web.
This is a fantastic opportunity for a strategically driven Creative
Director with outstanding creative and people leadership skills.
What we’re looking
An exceptional creative and strategic thinker
with a minimum of 10+ years experience.
Someone who is hands-on and able to take on a
project from the initial client brief, strategic and concept development
through to completion.
• A team player with exceptional people
Proficient knowledge of industry software.
Experience in packaging design is a must!
This is a unique opportunity to help lead, build and enhance a
strong studio, located in the creative hub of Richmond. A competitive
remuneration package based on experience will be offered.
To apply, please email your CV, cover letter and folio.
Please note, only successful candidates will be