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We are looking for a super switched-on Senior Motion Graphics Artist to join our growing Marketing Art Team. Together with your colleagues, lead and UA managers, you’ll create a diverse range of world-class video content for our various titles that span the gamut from branded pieces all the way to traditional UA collateral.

Key Responsibilities

  • Create high-quality video assets for our various marketing campaigns

  • Iterate and adapt top-performing creatives when required

  • Ability to guide and mentor more junior motion graphics artists 

  • Participate in creative analyses, concept and brainstorming meetings for the script as required by the narrative team;

  • Contribute ideas, collaborate and communicate openly with all members of the team;

  • Ensure that all artwork meets the technical and creative requirements of the brief as directed by the brief and Lead

  • Produce various animated assets for you and your team to utilise in other projects

  • Provide and support any background, object or VFX elements, and scene compiling for narrative and animation pipeline.

What You Bring To The Role

  • Highly proficient Motion Graphics Artist, with a high level of quality asset creation, illustration and motion design

  • A keen eye for visual storytelling and creative appeal

  • Strong understanding of cinematography 

  • Good eye for Composition, with an understanding of shot flow.

  • Competent in character design and movement animation

  • A clear idea of an animation production pipeline and requirements

  • Excellent time management skills and an ability to work to deadlines;

  • Ability to express, through drawing, Motion and its relation to the script and character

  • Strong understanding of the 12 principles of animation and motion design.

Bonus Points!

  • Exposure to Unity is advantageous

  • Experience or familiarity with Spine 2D

  • Base level 3d experience would be advantageous 

  • Base level understanding of UI design

What we offer here at PlaySide:

  • Playdays - an additional 5 paid days off per year to do something you love.

  • Incredible studios based in gorgeous Port Melbourne, right next to the city and many public transport options.

  • Industry leading Parental Leave benefits

  • Employee Assistance Program to support mental wellbeing

  • Mentoring. We're agile and fast growing, giving plenty of chances for you to grow in your role.

  • Half price state of the art Gym access! (right next door) - you can wear your free PlaySide Swag!

  • Social events! Including Games night, karaoke nights, Movie Nights (We hire out the cinema!), group activities  and food trucks! Just as some examples!

  • Relocation allowance, if you move to one of our head offices

  • The chance to work on some of the most exciting projects, with the most incredible companies in the world  - just take a look at our website

How to Apply

Email your application to jobs@playsidestudios.com.

We want you to get to know us as much as we get to know you! Our process will go as follows:
● You apply with your killer CV and a folio of examples of your work!
● Quick phone chat with one of our delightful People & Culture team members
● You may then be invited in for an interview (in-office or via Zoom) to outline all of your past work,
and we will let you know all about PlaySide.
● 2nd stage interview or Zoom call, to meet one of our General Managers or Directors
● You’ll then get the opportunity to meet some of our current PlaySiders - this is a casual chat and
a get to know you session!

Please Note: Only candidates successful for an interview will be contacted. Do keep an eye on our
LinkedIn page and careers page for future roles.