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This week’s Best Ad Jobs @ TheBestAdJobs.com

Each week Campaign Brief posts positions available within the Australasian and Asian advertising, media and marketing industry through TheBestAdJobs.com, a joint initiative of Bestads and Campaign Brief. Ads only cost $50 and appear on all CB Blogs (Aust, NZ, Asia) plus internationally on bestadsontv.com.

 

VFX ARTIST (FULL-TIME), SYDNEY

Are you a pop culture enthusiast with a good knowledge of gaming, animation and internet trends?

Do you have skills in Unreal Engine and Houdini to create dynamic simulation effects?

Do you have at least 3+ years of experience in a VFX role?

This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of this animation and creative studio. This independent studio, based in Parramatta CBD, Sydney boasts a highly successful content hub and millions of subscribers and billions of views across social media, as well as operating as a video and animation studio working with the likes of Screen Australia and Epic Games.

They bring a unique focus on animation, gaming, and pop culture. Their channel boasts over 10 million subscribers and tens of millions of views per episode, and it’s still growing strong. The studio is filled with incredibly talented and passionate artists determined to change how animation is produced and treated in the industry.

Our client is looking for a talented VFX Artist with a strong artistic and technical acumen to craft compelling visual effects for their 3D animated shows. In this role, you will leverage your expertise in Unreal Engine and Houdini to create dynamic simulation effects that enrich the visual storytelling.

Your Duties Will Include:

– Generating and implementing particle effects using Unreal Engine
– Creating and integrating fluid simulations and alembics in Houdini for use in Unreal Engine.
– Developing and executing destruction simulations
– Implementing VFX sequences using Unreal Engine’s Sequencer tools
– Enhancing visual aesthetics and maximizing shot quality in UE5
– Designing HDA’s (Houdini Digital Assets) and tools to streamline workflows for other artists

A Successful Candidate Will Have:

– Proficiency in creating VFX using Unreal Engine 5 and Houdini
– Strong understanding of Unreal Engine 5, including Sequencer and optimization techniques
– Solid grasp of fundamental lighting and camera principles within a game engine context
– Basic experience with 3D modeling and animation software (e.g., Maya)
– Self-motivation and ability to problem-solve independently
– Excellent organizational skills and adherence to production schedules
– Strong communication skills and a collaborative work ethic
– Attention to detail and commitment to delivering high-quality work
– Desire to contribute within a team environment and foster collective growth
– A willingness to do a test

Bonus Skills:

– Experience in creating static and motion graphics
– Background in 3D animation
– Familiarity with Maya
– Knowledge of VEX and Python scripting languages

What They Offer:

– A competitive starting salary with reviews every 6 months
– A flexible work arrangement and schedule, with options for work from home and flexi-hours
– A relaxed and fun office environment where individual input is valued
– Regular work functions and free entry to conventions and events
– Relocation assistance for workers wishing to move to Sydney
– Close to public transport in the heart of Parramatta CBD, Sydney
– Paid gym memberships
– Regular company breakfasts/lunches
– A diverse team that values independent input and career development

This is an exciting role that will link a passion for gaming and online culture with clear career growth opportunities. This will be a great opportunity for a skilled VFX artist looking for their new creative home.

If you are ready to make a move and have the skills, experience and passion for this role – we would love to hear from you.

Due to the volume of applications, we can only reply to candidates who are suitable for our current roles.

Send your CV and work to James Hunter at The Creative Store, email James@thecreativestore.com.au or call The Creative Store on (02) 8278 7514 for more details.

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ACCOUNT DIRECTOR (AGENCY / RETAIL) / $120K (FULL-TIME), AUCKLAND

Are you a go-getter SAM looking to level up? Are you well-versed in exceptional client service and making things happen? Join this NZ-owned agency in delivering integrated creative, content, marketing and print solutions for large NZ retail brands!

On behalf of our client, one of New Zealand’s largest independent agencies, we’re looking for a Senior Account Manager looking to take on a bigger role, better clients, more responsibility, and the management of an existing Account Manager. You’ll love all things creative, content, and marketing and have solid experience and understanding of integrated advertising.

As the Account Director, you’ll have a natural ability to develop and nurture client relationships, you’ll show initiative and always go above and beyond to impress and encourage growth of existing accounts. Day to day you will take charge of large, well-known retail and professional services clients, driving integrated campaign and project delivery at the highest level, on time and on budget. Asking the right questions is key in identifying and addressing client needs while putting together effective briefs for internal creative and marketing teams to put your clients brand in light, driving better brand awareness, engagement, and cut through in a competitive market.

Last but not least, the role requires an individual who has a sense of ownership and passion for the world of brand and marketing, and a true team player who enjoys seeing the results of their hard work come to life. Sound like you? Apply Today!

We are looking for someone special with:

– Min 6+ years’ experience in a client service role within marketing, design, advertising or print-related industries
– Experience working with large, nationwide brands

Proven results and experience:

– Building and maintaining genuine and positive client relationships
– High level of verbal & written communication skills including persuasive and confident presentational skills.
– Identifying and converting new revenue opportunities from within existing clients
– Exceptional time management with the ability to manage multiple diverse projects at once
– Comfortable servicing senior client stakeholders – Heads of Marketing and alike
– Preparing and managing monthly campaign and project forecasts and budgets
– Having a voice across client brand strategy and direction
– A natural enthusiasm for good design, marketing, people, and client service
– Understanding of creative processes and techniques on all common media platforms.
– Ability to craft and write compelling briefs to guide creative and marketing teams

Are you someone who is:

– A self-starter and self-disciplined
– Natural people person
– Focused and has great attention to detail
– Innovative and solutions-focused
– Bring fun and energy to the role and team
– Has the ability to foster open, productive, and supportive team engagement?

The reward

– Competitive salary of $120,000 per annum + KiwiSaver
– 8 hours per week WFH (Flexible to your lifestyle)
– Manage an Account Manager who will support all delivery
– Free Parking
– Access to NZ’s premium marketing and business events

Apply today:

If this role sounds like you then apply online, with a brief summary of why you may be interested in this position & a copy of your CV.

Interested? Apply online here…

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ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE (FULL-TIME), BANTER, SYDNEY

Banter is a specialist engagement marketing and brand experience agency that was established in 2016.

We create work that people choose to engage with across the disciplines of sponsorships & partnerships, experiences & events, digital & technology, and content & talent.

We’re seeking an ambitious, energetic, and organised Account Executive to join our vibrant, fun, and pet-friendly office.

As a fairly hands-on team from top to bottom, we aim to expand the agency by hiring a dynamic Account Executive who is eager to learn, grow, and thrive in a supportive and ever-changing environment.

We’re seeking someone who is keen to learn the ropes of both client service and creative production, adept at transitioning between the two to become a well-rounded member of the team

Roles and responsibilities:

Client:

– Supporting the development of strong and trusted client partnerships with a proactive approach to team support
– Being across your key clients and their competitors, identifying opportunities to showcase competitive examples and constantly demonstrating a clear understanding and passion for our client’s business
– Conducting and attending regular WIP’s and ensuring each campaign delivery is seamless
– Managing client meetings, ensuring agendas and time frames are adhered to
– Strong presentation skills with competency developing client-friendly presentations and frequently being part of the presentation of them

Production:

– Supporting the production team on the end-to-end delivery of campaign production in an efficient and effective manner
– Contributing to the creative production process by supporting the team with research and thinking
– Co-managing or managing (dependent on project) the production budget process with all major stakeholders and delivering campaigns that meet budget parameters
– Attending client meetings where necessary to provide production updates and troubleshooting
– Working seamlessly and collaboratively with the team to create ideas that are both creatively rich and executionally feasible
– Supporting the creation of detailed and accurate budgets for internal and client sign-off
– The ability to create and manage project plans, event schedules (bump-in and bump-out schedules), staff briefing documents and risk assessments
– Select, brief and manage relevant suppliers
– Support the confident execution of activations ensuring delivery is as per approved executional plan
– Crisis management in a manner that’s smooth and professional at all times

Internal:

– Living up to the values and vision of Banter
– Collaborating with other parts of agency when it comes to ideation and fostering new opportunities
– Ensuring all Banter internal processes are followed
– Ensuring effective workflow across the team, managing workloads and assigning the right skills to the task
– Setting both short-term and long-term goals and regularly reviewing performance with the senior team
– The ability to manage upwards to maintain workflow within the team
– The ability to escalate matters where required

Preferred Qualifications:

– 1-2 years of relevant experience
– The ability to work on multiple projects at the same time
– Exceptional project and time management skills
– Exceptional attention to detail
– A personally professional individual with the ability to build trusted partnerships with key stakeholders
– A proactive and curious nature

What’s on offer for you:

– The opportunity for accelerated growth in a fast-paced and dynamic agency
– Hybrid working model (minimum 3 days in the office on offer – you can certainly come in more than that!)
– $1,000 on your work anniversary
– 1 day of extra annual leave for every year you’re at Banter (capped at 5 days)
– A range of cultural activities throughout each year

Interested? Apply online here…

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INTERNAL PRODUCTION ASSISTANT (FULL-TIME), RARE, PERTH

We are currently seeking an experienced Internal Assistant Producer to join Perth’s award winning and largest independent full-service creative advertising agency. Our independence sets us apart at Rare and allows us to put people at the heart of everything we do.

The Internal Production Assistant, working closely with our Executive Creative Director, is responsible for supporting the Creative and Account Service departments with the planning, management and administration of campaign production from concept approval to dispatch, as well as acting as the central point of contact with Rare’s External Line Producer.

Your Responsibilities:

– Partner closely with the Creative and Account Service teams to ensure the successful delivery of campaign material such as photography, audio and video assets.
– Create and manage production schedules in collaboration with the Creative and Account Service teams.
– Manage production costs, engage with the External Line Producer and production partners for quotes and invoicing (Talent, CAD, Sound Design, Dispatch).
– Manage the administration related to campaign production (in concert with the Account Service team).
– Oversee the management of Talent via TalentPay or directly with casting companies for engagement, contracting, rights negotiation and invoicing.
– Manage dispatch administration of campaigns with relevant external parties.

About YOU

You are the hero behind the scenes at our bustling agency. With a passion for precision and a knack for seamless coordination, you are the driving force ensuring our campaign productions come to life flawlessly. Your meticulous attention to detail ensures that every aspect is organised, efficient, and executed to perfection.

Skills & Experience

– We request that you have a minimum of 2 years experience in a similar role.
– Experience in the delivery of film, photography and content production would be beneficial but not essential as there will be significant production expertise on hand to support the role.
– You will be very organised and have a friendly, professional attitude with an ability to manage multiple deliverables and drive projects forward in a calm manner.
– Adept at using Microsoft Excel and/or GoogleSheets.
– Excellent communicator with a proactive approach to driving projects forward.
– An ambassador for best practice but with a flexible, can-do mindset.
– Able to work both autonomously and collaboratively.
– An organised, efficient multitasker who is cool under pressure.
– A good head for finances.
– Has a keen interest in production.
– Enthusiasm for picking up new skills and knowledge.

About US

– We have a creative, fun, strong and rewarding team culture.
– Values that align with our team – Be Good Humans, Find the Fun, Wonder More, Join Forces and Hunt Greatness.
– Heritage listed office building & city centre location, for convenience, comfort and to enable our high-performing team.
– We pride ourselves on building close and mutually respectful relationships with our amazing clients, locally, nationally and internationally.
– Member of the Advertising Council of Australia.

Perks? We have over 50 of them! Here’s a few highlights:

– Flexible and remote working for greater work and life balance.
– Mental Health support through our confidential and 24-hour Employee Assistance Program counselling, as well as Rare Reset Days.
– Paid Parental Leave, a baby shower and celebratory announcements when you’re growing your family.
– A $1,500 p.a. training allowance and a 24 hours study budget to help you hone your professional development
– A celebration of all cultures within our very thorough and active Festive Calendar, as well as supporting cultural public holiday swaps.
– A freebie day off for your birthday!
– Cakes, party pies and an always stocked drinks fridge.

If you’re passionate and live and breathe advertising we’d love to hear from you. Please apply today by submitting your Resume and a one-page Cover Letter.

The Fine Print

We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.

To apply, you must have the right to live and work in Australia.

No recruitment consultants please.

As we strive to Be Good Humans we will endeavour to respond electronically to all applications that are unsuccessful. However we appreciate your understanding that due to the high number of applications that we will receive, we are unable to reply to individual phone calls or emails.

Interested? Apply online here…

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