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Mid Weight Editor / Motion Designer

Job Status: Fulltime, Temporary (12 months)
Salary: Base salary of $54,636 per annum, pro-rated, plus 10% superannuation contributions
Position No: SOH1790
Applications Close: 12th December 2021 11.59pm
Role Enquiries: recruitment@sydneyoperahouse.com
Technical Enquiries: Jobs NSW Helpdesk on 1800 562 679


At the Sydney Opera House you will be surrounded by supportive and hardworking teams who are filled with passion and creativity. You will be inspired to create value in everything you do and will be provided with opportunities to grow and achieve while making a positive contribution to our community.

For more information about the Sydney Opera House please refer to our website.

The Mid-weight Editor / Motion Designer role is responsible for producing video content and supporting the wider team with basic graphic design tasks.
The role is part of Creative Studio (Sydney Opera House’s in-house design and motion team). Creative Studio exist to champion and deliver engaging creative communications; and to present a unique and unified Sydney Opera House brand identity.
The ideal candidate is comfortable working across different mediums and keen to learn in a fast-paced environment.

Further detailed information about the role and its requirements can be obtained from the role description.


We are looking for someone with:
• Tertiary qualification in multimedia, communications or design
• 1-2+ year industry experience (agency or in-house environment)
• Experience editing video for social channels, with understanding of best practices
• Strong knowledge of Adobe Premiere Pro and file formats
• Basic motion graphics and Adobe After Effects skills
• Basic graphic design and Adobe Creative Cloud skills (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator)
• Collaborative team player with strong communication skills
• Problem solving: able to take onboard and resolve feedback
• Multi-tasking: able to meet deadlines and manage personal workload
• Basic understanding of audio mixing

Being Australia’s premier cultural institution, tourism destination & a celebrated community meeting place, we are commitment to fostering an inclusive and dynamic working environment for all our staff. With values of Safety, Creativity, Excellence, Collaboration & Accountability your professional life is provided with every opportunity to succeed and develop in your chosen profession. Working with the Sydney Opera House gives you access to a great range of benefits including:
• Flexible working arrangements
• 5 weeks annual leave
• Access to a range of internal and external professional development programs
• Fitness Passport & complimentary wellbeing programs including pilates, yoga, circuit classes, physiotherapy sessions as well as other wellbeing initiatives
• Working for an organisation with a 5 Star Green Star Performance Rating from the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA)
• Working for an organisation who has committed to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
• And many more!
Sydney Opera House welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from diverse cultural backgrounds, people with disability, refugee status and members of the LGBTQIA+ community.

We seek to provide workplace adjustments at all relevant stages of the recruitment process such as interpreters, alternative formats or other access supports. You can specify in the application form if you require any adjustments or please ask us at any stage. If you need to contact us about making workplace adjustments during the recruitment process please send an email to recruitment@sydneyoperahouse.com or call us on 02 9250 7743.

Sydney, NSW 2000

Sydney Opera House


Applicants are asked to include the following documents with their applications
• Up to date resume of no more than two pages
• Portfolio (PDF max 10mb) and/or link to showreel.
• Address their suitability in a cover letter of no more than one page

In additional, applicants will be prompted to answer the following two targeted questions in the online application platform.

1. SOH has an established brand identity and guidelines. Please give an example of a video project you have previously delivered involving brand guidelines, detailing your approach and the outcome.
2. Please give an example of a project involving feedback from multiple stakeholders. What was your approach and the outcome?

Applicants MUST create a profile and submit their application electronically for this position at https://iworkfor.nsw.gov.au/. Only applicants who apply online and include the requested documentation will be considered for this position.

To be eligible to apply for this position, applicants must have existing Australian work rights.

Any offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory National Police Check and Pre-Employment Health Assessment. The assessment seeks information only relevant to performing the inherent requirements of the job, it remains strictly confidential and applicants will be informed of the result.

Applications will not be accepted from recruitment agencies.


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