Senior Designer / Director

6 August, 2010 (14:12) | Animation

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Senior Designer and Art Director
Sixty40, Sydney, Australia
About Sixty40:
We are a small Sydney-based animation and design company with a penchant for funny,beautiful, charming and unique work. We are passionate about creating awesome work with awesome people.

Position Summary:

The Senior Designer / Director is responsible for leading the design and production of commercials, broadcast design and animation.

This position is a 1year contract (ideally starting Jan 2011, but this is moveable) with the possibility of a full time position after the contract expires.

Overall responsibilities:

  • Conceptualise and design pitch boards
  • Lead 2d and 3d departments
  • Animate and composite in After Effects
  • Work to deadlines and budgets
  • Some 3D (cinema 4d or max) a plus, but not mandatory


  • 5-7 years industry experience as designer with a strong interest in animation
  • Ability to generate and develop creative excellence either with a team or on own
  • Strong creative vision and passion for story and design
  • Ability to translate briefs into animation and design treatments and then execute them
  • Ability to direct narrative work as well as make it look great is a plus
  • Strong presentation skills and experience in working closely with clients.
Please send reels and CVs to: Nicky Marshall, Executive Producer
+61 2 9357 1441