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Creative Projects Manager

The marketing team at the University of Canberra is seeking a Creative Projects Manager to help shape the creative vision of the University of Canberra brand.
You’ll lead the management of the in-house design studio team, made up of traditional, conceptual and new media designers. The studio team provides design and brand support to the wider university community and delivers a range of in-house marketing, campaign, advertising, digital, event, branding and communications services to support the University’s strategic objectives.
You’ll need to be comfortable working under pressure and be confident providing feedback and creative insight at all levels. The role is perfect for someone who is passionate about creative problem-solving.

About the position
• Lead, nurture and inspire a team of 5 creative designers
• Manage the art direction of design projects from conception through to realisation
• Act as the UC brand custodian and provide approvals and brand advice across a network of stakeholders
• Oversee the trafficking, resource allocation, feedback and production management of all design requests
• Be the custodian of the UC brand, ensuring the integrity of creative application across all channels
• Lead the conceptualisation of a variety of domestic and international recruitment campaigns
• Take a leadership role in the delivery of strategic creative projects, including marketing events, installations and activations
• Maintain a level of creative output by reflecting on best in market practices
• Manage budgets and relationships with external vendors including printers, merchandise providers, photographers and videographers

What you’ll need
• Proven experience managing teams in a similar capacity
• Substantial demonstrated experience in graphic design, marketing or agency related roles
• Technical knowledge of design software, digital best-practice and production principals
• Confidence to represent the team at a senior level and support your thinking
• Strong attention to detail
• A degree in Visual Communication or equivalent would be highly regarded

This is an ongoing opportunity at UC Level 8 $96,903 – $108,083pa plus 17% Super.

The University is an Equal Opportunity employer offering excellent conditions and benefits such as flexible, family-friendly policies, on site gym, on site medical services, a supermarket and childcare facilities.

The University of Canberra is committed to diversity and social inclusion in its employment practices. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse groups are encouraged.


University Of Canberra


To be considered for this position your application must include your resume demonstrating your skills and experience in line with the key capabilities outlined in the position description.

If you are initially shortlisted, you will be asked to complete an online one-way video interview through a platform called Sonru. There will be list of pre-set questions that will need to be answered within a stipulated time.

Working Rights: Applicants who wish to apply for this position should have valid working rights or eligibility to obtain a work visa for Australia.

For job specific information: please contact Renee Ryan on 6206 8995 or via email Renee.Ryan@canberra.edu.au

Recruitment and application questions: please contact the Recruitment team on 02 6180 8020 or email uctalent@canberra.edu.au

Closing Date: 11.55pm, Tuesday 4 June 2019.


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