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.
and researching skills
Office, Excel and Photoshop skills
media management and content planning
of product loans and returns
skills in Mailchimp and Wordpress
Existing fashion & media
relationships is ideal but not required
and own car is preferred
- 1-2 years minimum experience in a similar role
About the role:
We’re after an
enthusiastic individual who shows initiative, flexibility and can offer wide-ranging
support to our client.
Along with strong
organisational skills, this role requires a creative flare for photography,
design and defined skills and interest in all social platforms. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and attention to
detail is essential.
must maintain and build relationships and have a positive ‘can do’ attitude.
They will need to be quick on their feet, be able to work both autonomously and
collaboratively, have a great work ethic. Flexibility
and commitment to go over and above the requirements of the role including the
ability to travel, and be on call 6 days per week.
We would love to
hear from you if you have the right skill set.