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Mid-Weight Creative Team
We’re on the search for a Mid Creative Team to join a renowned creative agency with a digital approach. Working in a creative agency environment, this opportunity will see your team be responsible for working across a variety of clientele, ranging from FMCG to financial providers and entertainment brands. You will be working across anything from online videos, social content, digital advertising, tvcs, OOH and print. You will be naturally creative and passionate; as a copywriter you will be a born story-teller and required to compose both copy from scratch and to update existing copy. As the Art Director, you will have the ability to conceptualise and deliver your idea’s across a range of platforms. Together, as a team you will balance each other creatively, have a fine eye for detail, a knack for creative thinking and be confident presenting and always strive to create award winning integrated campaigns. To be considered for this role, you must have 3-4 years’ experience within an integrated agency, a diploma or degree in advertising, marketing or communication, a strong folio filled with great ideas, great presentation skills and be passionate and eager to take your career to the next level. Ideally, you will come as an established creative team, however consideration will be made for individuals who are looking to be paired up. Please send your CVs and folios to Fred: firstname.lastname@example.org Ref No. SY8457
Junior Creative Team
We’re on the search for a Junior Creative Team to join a renowned creative agency with a digital approach. Working in a creative agency environment, this opportunity will see your team be responsible for working across a variety of clientele, ranging from FMCG to financial providers and entertainment brands. You will be working across anything from online videos, social content, digital advertising, tvcs, OOH and print. You will be naturally creative and passionate; as a copywriter you will be a born story-teller and required to compose both copy from scratch and to update existing copy. As the Art Director, you will have the ability to conceptualise and deliver your idea’s across a range of platforms. Together, as a team you will balance each other creatively, have a fine eye for detail, a knack for creative thinking and be confident presenting and always strive to create award winning integrated campaigns. To be considered for this role, you must have 1 years’ experience within an integrated agency, a diploma or degree in advertising, marketing or communication, a strong folio filled with great ideas, great presentation skills and be passionate and eager to take your career to the next level. Ideally, you will come as an established creative team, however consideration will be made for individuals who are looking to be paired up. Please send your CVs and folios to Fred at: email@example.com Ref No. SY8456
Be one of the first in their growing Melbourne office + fantastic work-life balance + Award winning agency An industry leading integrated agency need an Account Manager for their growing Melbourne Office. You’ll work in the realms of strategy, branding, digital and media. This is a talented team of client-service, design and digital professionals that work across property brands. The key focus of this role will be to manage a number of key new business accounts across Media and Brand, this will require the person to have strong communication, negotiation and project management skills. Given the integrated nature of the agency and client portfolio, you must: 1) Have experience in managing branding or advertising projects in an agency environment unless your client-side experience is in property marketing 2) Be confident in managing Media from briefing through to reporting on campaign activity with a focus on social, search and display. 3) Experience supporting data-driven and performance-driven marketing programs. You are a natural multi-tasker, with the ability to manage a portfolio of high profile accounts as well as oversee your projects’ delivery and financial performance. With 4+ years experience at a creative or branding agency, you will have an innate flair for building and maintaining long lasting client relationships. Property experience is not a must but previous Creative Agency experience is a MUST This is your chance to become an integral part of a renowned agency working on high-profile projects with a culture that fosters opportunity for growth and personal development. Please send your CV to Sara at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 8373 9600 for a chat. REF: 10031
Senior Account Manager (Packaging)
Pack up your bags and join us on this adventure! Become have partnered up with an international brand studio to set up shop here in Melbourne. We are on the lookout for a Senior Account Manager with a strong business acumen and straight up ambition to work alongside a kick-ass, innovative Creative Director. - You will be exposed to an array of blue-chip clients, with a globally known FMCG brand as the cherry on top. - You will have the street smarts to hustle, and know how to get along with other people. It’s a small team after all, so personality is key. - You will be reporting into the founder who’s based overseas. So you have to be highly autonomous with the smarts to keep the clients happy. - You have excellent project management skills, hustling (and inspiring) the work from the Creative Director and team of designers. - You are not precious and focused on nurturing the team. This will be a brand new crew, so we need someone who will help foster the culture. - You will ideally know the WHO’S WHO in the Melbourne scene, with an existing network in place. - You will have a solid sense for New Business, supporting the directors build the Melbourne studio’s portfolio. - You MUST have prior experience working in a brand and packaging design studio. If this sounds like you, get in touch today and send your CV to email@example.com REF: $70-$90k + super SAL: 10089 Note: Only those with valid Australian working rights will be considered for this role.
Senior Packaging Designer
Send us packing with your portfolio! Become have partnered up with an international brand studio to set up shop here in Melbourne. We are on the lookout for a Senior Designer with an impressive brand and packaging portfolio to work alongside a kick-ass, innovative Creative Director. - You will be exposed to an array of blue-chip clients, with a globally known FMCG brand as the cherry on top. - You will have the street smarts to hustle, and know how to get along with other people. It’s a small team after all, so personality is key. - You are highly conceptual and capable of articulating through design processes. - Your portfolio demonstrates a breadth of experience in packaging architecture. - You’re also hands-on with high attention to detail, seeing designs through to finished art. - You MUST have prior experience working in a brand and packaging design studio. If this sounds like you, get in touch today and send your folio to firstname.lastname@example.org $80-$100k + super Note: Only applications with a portfolio will be considered. This also proves to us how strong your attention to detail truly is. REF: 10088 SAL: $100,000 + super
Freelance Digital Design
Become are a specialist recruiter for the design, advertising and digital sectors and large part of our business is built on a freelance service to our clients. Become is working with many of Melbourne’s digital, advertising and design agencies as well as larger corporates and start ups who are seeking talented digital designers to work on a mix of projects which includes creative campaign execution across websites, social and display, complex platform design with more UI focus and also specialist UX Designers. Our clients require you to work onsite in their studios Monday-Friday and you must be available to start on short notice (jobs generally start within 1-5 days of being briefed). You must also have strong experience in digital or creative agencies and a folio site that showcases the projects you’ve created. Animation skills in Edge Animate is also in high demand, as is the ability to code and distribute edm campaigns. Become will pay you weekly, tax care of your super and taxes, no chasing for payment or creating invoices required. If you are currently available for work and interested in joining our freelance roster, please send us your online folio and CV today. Ref. 8168
Recruitment Consultant - Digital
This is your opportunity to join a growing, global recruitment agency with a fantastic team culture. We can offer you career progression opportunities that are hard to find in recruitment. We specialise in the creative, digital, media and marketing industries. With established networks of both candidates and clients you will have all the tools and support that you need to quickly succeed. We are looking for a Digital Recruitment Consultant to join our Sydney team. The offices are in the heart of Surry Hills. We have offices in Melbourne, Brisbane, Hong Kong, London, Manchester and Auckland but have a boutique feel in each office. What Makes Us Different? We have a strong history of staff retention and growth with multiple examples of Junior Consultants who have progressed into Senior Consultant and Management positions. Our approach is to focus on long-term relationships over sales. We definitely have a focus on quality over quantity. We can offer flexibility in terms of working hours and have a whole suite of benefits and incentives to reflect how much we value our team. Consultants are not KPI’d around activities like cold calling, client visits or number of CVs sent to clients for each role. We look more on the whole picture to gauge success over a longer term i.e. you’re not expected to make a placement in your first week. The level of autonomy you experience is second to none. Your ideas will be heard, and you will be an instrumental and valued member of the Australia/New Zealand team. If you are looking to work for a company who treats you as a grown up, then this could be the role for you. Our Culture Our culture is very team orientated, we share clients and candidates, so we can increase our response speed and make sure we’re putting all suitable roles in front of candidates instead of ‘hiding’ them and competing with each other. There is a strong focus on fun as well as work! You will be working in the digital and creative industries so should be somebody who will enjoy immersing themselves in the industry. We are a close-knit and fun-loving team of 11 in Sydney, 10 in Melbourne and we have newly established offices in Brisbane and Auckland. . The Role We are looking for a Digital Consultant to join our Sydney office. You will report to our Business Manager in Sydney but you will work closely with the other consultants in the team. The role would be very diverse as you would be working across a variety of digital roles. No 2 days will be the same! The reality is that we are looking for somebody who is adaptable as you will be recruiting for a mix of the following roles: UX/UI, Developers, Digital Designers, Digital Producers, Digital Marketing Specialists etc… The Ideal Candidate Culture fit will be everything as the main focus for us is care factor and client service. We have a strong brand and need to maintain our quality approach. The ideal candidate will have previous experience in recruitment and an interest in the digital industries. You should have at least 1 year’s recruitment experience in an agency. The most important things are culture fit, a drive to succeed and care factor. Base salary is dependent on experience with a competitive and ‘no strings attached’ commission structure. To apply, please send your CV to David at: email@example.com or call 02 9699 9566 for a confidential chat.
Mid-Weight Digital Designer
Join a specialist design studio, growing their Melbourne presence. Work on high end digital projects across luxury clients. Career growth and mentorship in a studio that has no time for egos, politics or bullying. This agency has a well established position in another location within Australia. They are looking for a passionate designer who wants to grow with their Melbourne team. Reporting to the Design Director you will deliver print and digital projects. These include branding and campaigns across print, outdoor, digital, social and video. You are able roll out work to finished art. You have at least 4 years of similar experience and excellent time management skills. After Effects would be a bonus. Apply now by emailing your portfolio and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or call Agata on 8373 9600 REF: 10069 SAL: 60,000 + S
- Entrance into the creative branding space - Work with senior account management across all projects - Be exposed to epic clients and projects A rare opportunity for a Melbourne based account executive with aspirations to move into the creative branding space! A sought after creative agency are looking for an Account Executive or junior account Manager WITH previous agency EXPERIENCE to join their team. You’ll be part of an agency all about producing quality work for clients in the Arts, property and fashion sector. What you’ll need: - Previous experience in project management in a creative agency. You will also be considered if the core of your role includes liaising between creative teams and the client - A drive for design and a passion for understanding of luxury branding - Fantastic organisation and administration skills - A kick a** personality with 10/10 communication skills The ideal candidate will have worked as an AE for the last 1-2 years in a creative agency. You must be able to demonstrate a good understanding of design and have a drive for branding or advertising. Having had previous experience in account service or project management you’ll have no troubles assisting the senior account management across the board. ** A BONUS if you have experience in the property space. Applications open to candidates with a digital or advertising background. If you’ve had experience in a property agency and want to break into the creative space we’re also happy to chat. REF: 10081 SAL: $50,000 - $65,000
A boutique full service agency agency is on the look-out for a junior media buyer/planner to join their team. You will be managing existing portfolio of clients in the property space in developing their media plans predominantly across digital and print. You will brief in the creative, be the contact for clients with campaign reporting and recommendation. You day-day responsibility, will be and not limited to: • Maintain running spreadsheet of all clients’ media insertions • Prepare weekly and monthly reports for internal and external purposes • Keep comprehensive tracking reports • Co-ordinate regular client media meetings & account managers meetings • Brief and liaise with in—house creative team regarding advertising creative/material. • Develop and maintain productive internal and external relationships to achieve objectives The Ideal candidate will have 2+ years’ experience in a similar role with a high level of understanding around Media on all traditional and digital platforms. If this sounds like you, email you cv to email@example.com or call 8373 9600 for more info REF: 10035
We’re on the search for an Art Director to join a renowned Sydney based Presentation/PowerPoint design agency. You will be responsible for leading the team whilst having your hands on the tools on a variety of design and presentation projects. You will be full of ideas (both as an artist and a manager) whilst bringing to the table professionalism and presentability to effortlessly lead meetings and represent the brand to clients. Skills & Experience To be successful in this role, you will: • Have at least 10 years’ experience as a Designer, working in a design team in an agency • Extensive experience developing small to large scaled PowerPoint/Keynote presentations for a variety of clientele • Solid familiarity with illustration, HTML 5 (Mailchimp, WordPress, Banner ads, plus Facebook and Instagram ads), animation/motion design, CSS and UI • Have an eye for detail, with the knack of developing creative layouts and presentations from supplied briefs with your in-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, Adobe, Illustrator and Photoshop. • Clear experience with leading a team of creatives and working regularly with client services, whilst ensuring project deadlines are met to the highest possible standards If the above sounds like you, please apply now with your CV and portfolio to Fred at: firstname.lastname@example.org Ref No. SY8436
A established global design agency with an impressive client list is looking for an Account Director to join their small Melbourne team. This is a team of driven, creative and experienced individuals who are proud of their culture - organic, no politics, work hard and see results. You would be hands on managing your own projects across multi-platforms from the briefing stage right through to reporting. This includes developing strategy, overseeing campaign roll out, budgets and traffic work through the local studio and remote teams. You will be driving brand positioning for clients as well as growing their digital footprint therefore a solid understanding of a digital landscape is a must. Not only will you be client facing in this role but you are also willing to educate yourself on fully understanding their business and offerings. To qualify, you must be have experience agency working on digital and branding projects at a Senior Manager or Director level. Solid understanding of the digital marketing world is a MUST since their key client is renowned for their progressive digital presence. This is a permanent role with ASAP start so if you want to join a top-of-the class agency all about “great design, great service”, please email your CV to Sara at email@example.com or call 8373 9600 for more info. REF: 10083 SAL: $90,000 - $110,000 incl.
Branding Senior Account Manager
An established yet growing Branding studio is looking for a client facing senior account manager to work directly into the Client Services Director on key clients as well as manage many of their own smaller accounts. They have a good mix of clients in various sectors including not for profit, architectural and property, SME and some government. You will work on branding projects through to traditional print and digital campaign execution. Along with relevant Mangers you are responsible for assigning tasks within the studio and from there on you are in full control of trafficking resources, managing WIPs, budgets and ensuring processed are being followed and designers and client service are on top of deadline and deliverables . You must have previous branding experience within an agency, ooze with confidence, have outstanding attention to detail and be a gun at multitasking. You’re a methodical problem solver who will not crumble under pressure but can keep up with the fast pace of the studio and adapt to any last minute changes. Finally you’re prepared to roll up your sleeves to do the grunt work when need be. Only candidates with experience working in a design, branding and digital studio having worked on branding and marketing projects will be considered. This is a rare opportunity to not only join one of the most sought after agencies, but to learn from talent hailing from some of the top Design studios in Melbourne For your CV to be considered please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 8373 9600 for a confidential chat. REF:10008 SAL: $85,000 - $95,000 incl.
Account Director/Senior Account Director
A Branding Studio is looking for Senior Account Manager to run one of their key clients, as well as smaller projects and various new business opportunities. Well established in Melbourne, they produce a high level of strategic brand work and integrated communications for their clients so experience in brand or comms agencies would be preferred. They have also started producing more digital content and projects so exposure to basic digital projects would also be a bonus. Working in a small Account Service team, you won’t be directly responsible for any other AEs or AM’s so will have a small agency approach to doing whatever it is that needs doing. Those that can work from developing strategy pieces and running workshops through to changing the printer toner will fit in well here. They have a team of talent designers and a collaborative environment that works hard and goes home on time. To be considered for this role, you must have previous experience from a Design studio/branding agency as an existing Account Director. Otherwise you must have experience working on internal/Corporate communications campaigns. If you’re interested in this role pleas send your CV to email@example.com or call 8373 9600 for a confidential conversation.
Designer $75-$80k + Super An innovative design studio is on the lookout for an exceptional designer with strong branding experience to join their team. This is a permanent role reporting to the Creative Director. - You are a hands-on designer with conceptual ability, working on brand identity development and integrated campaigns for a mix of clients across the retail, trade, arts and culture, hospitality and corporate clients. - You will have a strategic approach and understand the emotional processes behind branding, and go above and beyond to deliver with the end user in mind. - You want to innovate and push the boundaries with their work, while also rolling up your sleeves and working through to the completion, including design amends and roll out when required. - You will work with a management team who believes in a flat structure and will empower and support you to develop. - You are a team player with a positive attitude and a willingness to learn from leading creatives, strategists and client partners. While being happy to define problems, you understand that where you will truly add value is in developing and delivering solutions. - You will have 4+ years designing commercial experience branding projects, having worked with known branding studios, which will be evident through your portfolio. If this sounds like you, send your folio to firstname.lastname@example.org
Back End Developer
Our client is an established full service digital agency on the look out for a Back End Developer with over 5 years experience in Java and Scala. This is a great opportunity to work in agile environment leading the development of several critical business projects. You will be working in a tech team with a huge drive for Test-Driven development, Continuous Integration, Continuous Deployment, and Pull Requests, but desire to keep our methodologies and processes agile and appropriate for each project. This is a full time role that offers a flexible work lifestyle that suits you. Requirements: - 5+ years experience in Java/Scala - 2+ years CMS experience – Wordpress and Sitecore are preferrable - Familiarity with Devops, including deployment enviornments and procedures in AWS, Docker, Azure or similar. - Strong problem-solving skills and resilience - Preference for building client-side apps and sites. To apply please email your CV to Brian at: email@example.com Ref No. SY8445
Our client is an established full service digital agency on the look out for a Technical Producer with over 3+ years experience combining digital production, project management and client liaison skills whilst working on large scale, complex web applications. You will manage and provide a hands on approach to the end-to-end strategic production process for digital projects including coordinating marketing plans, developer management, project management, delivery and lifecycle maintenance. REQUIREMENTS: - Experience working in Sitcore, Umbraco, Wordpress and Drupal or similar CMS systems. - Experience in ticketing workflow systems (such as Asana and Basecamp). - Experience training and managing offshore web developement teams - Managed and delivered projects within scope, timeline, budget and of quality - Ability to set & manage priorities, especially time management & task scheduling - Good analytical, evaluative & problem-solving abilities with attention to detail. - A good understanding of digital technologies (web and mobile). - A good understanding of UX practices. - Experience in online compliance and best practice, online and mobile user experience and social media tools. This role would be terrific for someone with prior commercial web development experience who is looking to step into a management role. Apply now by emailing your CV to Brian at firstname.lastname@example.org Ref No. SY8444
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