We are Creators, Innovators and Storytellers.

“What sets us apart is our curiosity. It has encouraged us to take on and overcome some highly unusual and challenging projects. It’s also what drives the ongoing intensity of our training. This combination of experience and skill provides us with the confidence to explore further and invent the means to get there faster.” Ben Casey CEO Spinifex Group.

Spinifex combines the age-old art of storytelling with tools of the digital-age. We have developed a unique style of technology infused storytelling that enables brands to connect with their most important audiences in more magical and memorable ways. Spinifex Group is a creative studio, experiential digital agency, and content production company all rolled into one. Not only do we come up with great ideas, we bring them to life too. And, the agency does it all in-house across our four global studios.

Our rare breed of original thinkers includes some of the finest creatives, directors, artists, animators, technologists, developers, producers and technicians from around the world. We have been exposed to vast and varied challenges over the past 30 years delivering powerful experiences on some of the world’s biggest stages. We’ve honed our skills across countless events, exhibitions, festivals, shows and product launches creating rich content experiences that range from record breaking in scale to 6” screens. While these formats constantly evolve, our overarching objective has remained unchanged… to create experiences that are engaging, memorable and relevant, but most importantly, which connect at an emotional level.

Spinifex is part of the Project Worldwide agency network. Project is an independent global network of wholly owned agencies with more than 2,000 full time employees. Our agencies closely collaborate with one another on behalf of our clients products and services, inspiring people to participate and act. Visit project.com for more information.

Sydney

4/70 Riley St
East Sydney NSW 2010 Australia
Ph + 61 2 8569 7700
(301) 530-4235

Los Angeles

18500 Crenshaw Boulevard
Torrance CA 90504 USA
Ph + 1 310 965 4361
(469) 349-4882

New York

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11 East 26th Street Level 10
New York NY 10010 USA
Ph + 1 310 965 4361
sandy.mcevoy@spinifexgroup.com

Hong Kong

(614) 587-7963

Unit 1701, Sino Plaza, 255-257 Gloucester Road
Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
+852 2973 1621
3037492861

London

(614) 306-1111

53 Great Suffolk Street
London SE1 0DB United Kingdom
+44 7462 608 772
Jo.Hedley@spinifexgroup.com

We Are Creators
Innovators
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Principals

Senior Management

    • Creative & Strategy
        • Creative and digital strategy
        • Creative direction
        • Tactical planning
        • Design and concept art/development
      Media production
        • Pre-production
        • Production (Live action)
        • Post-Production - 2D and 3D animation, motion graphics, visual effects
        • Architectural (building) mapping
      Event Production
        • Show direction
        • Technical direction
        • Scenic, Lighting and Sound design
        • AV Crew & onsite logistics management
      Interactive development:
        • UX & UI design
        • Touch and multi-touch screen development
        • Gestural and facial tracking
        • Augmented & Virtual reality
        • Mobile development and integration
        • Social media integration
      Technical direction and integration
        • Hardware recommendation and procurement
        • Technical support - onsite and remote
      Effectiveness measurement:
        • Testing, reporting and lead management

Senior Art Director - San Francisco

    • At Spinifex, magic and muscle come together using artistry, strategic thinking, and emerging technology to bring ideas to life. Skilled storytellers and big thinkers, our teams work in a multidisciplinary environment to develop engagements that inspire customers and make an impact for clients.
As a creative leader in the Spinifex San Francisco office, you are familiar with crafting strong activations that elegantly solve for ‘why it works.’ In partnership with the wider team, you’ll establish clear creative direction for interactive digital engagements, all the while elevating ideas out of the realm of the familiar. You will work closely with the producer and technical director to concept and iterate quickly. Responsible for crystallizing the creative vision, you will pitch, present, and execute creative thinking with confidence. You will be a collaborative visionary, being able to balance multiple stakeholders while standing up for the integrity of the team’s work. This is a hands-on role in managing multiple day-to-day projects across the design team, and establishing strong outward-facing relationships to be the go-to innovative creative for clients.
    Objectives
    • • Be hands-on in all phases of work; experiential strategy, concepting and ideation, through to execution
    • • Capture communication needs of client briefs; provide creative direction on small-and large-scale projects from creative conception to completion
    • • Visualize ideas quickly to test concepts and communicate approach and vision; rough ideas should be converted quickly into visual prototypes (e.g., sketches, layout drafts) to illustrate concepts.
    • • Develop creative and strategic content in collaboration with Executive Creative Director and SF-based team
    • • Enable a strong, collaborative workflow both with internal team, sister agencies, and client while pushing the boundaries of what’s been done before
    • • Plan, monitor, and supervise tasks of creative team in conjunction with Production and other team leaders
    • • Liaise with Producer on schedule, budget, and resources
    • • Is accountable for the final development and production of creative assets and ensures accuracy, attention to detail and overall quality
    • • Being aware of international trends on a constantly evolving experiential and emerging technology landscape - not limited solely to design
    Requirements
      • • 6+ years of design experience, 3+ years in creative mentorship
      • • Solid understanding of all facets of digital interactive design and media production techniques.
      • • Ability to quickly come to grips with different styles and subjects
      • • Ability to keep designs engaging and interesting throughout production process.
      • • Sound judgment in balancing creative and strategic imperatives.
      • • Strong leadership, team building and people management skills.
      • • Expert in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Keynote
      • • Basic usage of C4D and other 3D packages
      • • Ability to manage multiple projects
• Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines

Senior/Lead C4D Motion Designer - Hong Kong

    Spinifex Group is a Creative Studio, Digital Agency and Production Company all rolled into one. We specialise in creative content and innovative interactive digital solutions, delivering across various challenging platforms and formats - from building projections and auto show exhibitions, to Olympic ceremonies, live events and festivals.
    Spinifex Group Hong Kong is actively seeking a talented Senior Motion Designer to join our unique, bright and enterprising team. We work in a non- conformed world, across a variety of projects and formats in a global market. Pushing our tools to the limit, we are constantly seeking better ways to expand our world-class reputation.
    We are looking for someone who’s motion graphics skills are outstanding, and possess a strong design eye, with an intuitive sense of timing and excellent communication skills. You must be able to deliver more than just tricks, and compositing; we are looking for a bit of magic!!!! You will be collaborating with a team including a Creative Directors and Motion and 3D Designers, encouraged to work unsupervised and contribute more than just movement to a project, you will have the ability to inject clever ideas. You are a strong communicator and can direct other designers and operators around you; with a smart approach to your work you understand limits when required. C4D and AFX are the heart of our motion department, where we can truly say we are experts with a passion for pushing the boundaries taking our skills to an international stage; this is a “hands on“ role all the way. We will expect an open mind and a willingness to soak up our unique culture, and in return you will be able to stamp your skill and talent on a variety of work.
    This is a wonderful opportunity for a talented motion designer in an environment that rewards excellence; if this sounds like your perfect world we would love to meet you!
    Objectives
    • To create and collaborate on the production of 3D animation for the various requirements of the company. This includes design, creation of assets, bringing them to life, modeling, animation, editing, outputting and delivering high quality and innovative motion graphic content.
    Responsibilities and Accountabilities
    • Collaborating with the Creative Director in producing motion graphic and 3D content
    • Leading a team of motion graphic animators and mentoring them to grow their skills
    • Where applicable, producing motion graphics and 3D content from concept to delivery
    • Working on multiple projects concurrently, balancing time constraints whilst maintaining quality
    • Understanding the production pipeline and keeping the deadlines
    • Editing, Encoding, converting and editing videos and graphical sequences
    • Keeping abreast of new technologies and techniques to deliver cutting edge work
    • Understanding brands and producing work of a suitable style
    • Other ad-hoc duties as required
    Requirements
    • Expert in C4D package and plug-ins
    • Expert in GPU rendering solutions
    • Strong animation experience and feeling for timing.
    • Strong design and storyboarding skills
    • Strong Adobe After Effects skills with demonstrable experience in motion graphics
    • Strong Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator skills
    • Strong creative thinking, exhibiting a range or varied styles and techniques
    • Ability to create high quality content from a constrained brief with short deadlines
    • Good understanding of video formats, compression techniques and format requirements/constraints
    • Experience with customized formats for projections and large screen content
    • Curious about new techniques and innovation (AR/VR/MR)
    • Fluent in English and Chinese.
    • Adobe Premiere skills
    • An artistic background with extensive portfolio
    • Experience with a variety of AE 3rd party motion graphic plugins (i.e Trapcode Suite)
    • Experience with interactive content creation and tools (Max MSP, Unity, CCC and processing) can be plus.

Unity Programmer - Sydney

    Spinifex Group is a Creative Studio, Digital Agency and Production Company all rolled into one. We specialise in creative content and innovative interactive digital solutions, delivering across various challenging platforms and formats - from building projections and auto show exhibitions, to Olympic ceremonies, live events and festivals.
    • We are seeking a developer responsible for building interactive experiences for various target platforms based on the Unity framework.
 
    • Your primary responsibilities will be to implement interactive functionality translating design ideas, concepts, and requirements into a functional and engaging experience.
 
    A commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and a quality product are essential.
    Technical Skills Needed
    • Minimum 3 years of professional experience with VR/AR technologies
    • Minimum 3 years of Unity 3D development
    • At least 2 shipped commercial projects
    • Experience in targeting different platforms from Unity such as AR/VR/MR applications for mobile/tablet (IOS/Android), smart glasses and headsets
    • Experience with graphics optimization techniques
    • C# programming experience
    • Visual Studio 2017
    • Op- to- date knowledge of AR technologies
    • Experience of design UX for 3D environments/Apps
    • VR UI and UX best practices
    • Thorough understanding of the software development cycle
    • Experience developing backend driven applications
    • Strong OOP background
      • Good To Have
      • • Experience in optimizing the rendering pipeline to reduce draw calls, and GPU load
      • • Math and programming skills as it pertains to 3D rendering
      • • Spatial Data Structures
      • • Basic awareness of spatial data acquisition and conversion techniques
      • • Programmatic 3D Mesh Manipulation
      • • Technical issues related to headset tracking and VR User Interfaces
      • • Image recognition/Marker based tech e.g. Vuforia, Wikitude etc
      • • UWP
      • • 3D game development experience
      • • Experience developing for the Microsoft HoloLens
      • • ARKit/ARCore
      • • Git or similar SourceControl
      • • Unit / Functional testing in Unity
      • • Understanding of Unity Multiplayer & Networking
        • Minimum Requirements
          Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science and 2-4 years IT Software Developer experience or Associates Degree with 4-6 years IT Software Developer related experience or High School Diploma/GED with 6+ years IT Software Developer experience.
 
        • 2+ years of experience in Mobile Applications Development.

Unity Artist - Sydney

        • Spinifex Group is a Creative Studio, Digital Agency and Production Company all rolled into one. We specialise in creative content and innovative interactive digital solutions, delivering across various challenging platforms and formats - from building projections and auto show exhibitions, to Olympic ceremonies, live events and festivals.
        We are seeking a highly experienced Unity Artist to work with us across a range of exciting new projects.
 
      • Your primary responsibilities will be to work alongside a creative team of artists and modelers to translate assets and design ideas, concepts, and requirements into a engaging, world-class experiences.
 
      • You will be creating various shots, animations, lighting and shading inside the Unity engine to achieve the final creative vision.
 
    • A commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and a quality product are essential.
    Technical Skills and Experience Needed
    • Have an artistic eye and highly experienced as a Unity Artist
    • Creation and optimisation of unity assets for Augmented Reality (HoloLens)
    • Creation and development of environments and scenes
    • Rigging, animations, and cinematic camera shots
    • Creating materials, lighting and baking in Unity
    • Familiar with various post processing effects and Unity plugins
    • Experience with Maya modeling, texturing and animation for real time rendering
    • Solution focused with the ability to dive technically deep in Unity while still maintaining focus on deadlines and on brief.
      • Good To Have
      • • Good bedside manners with the developer, designer and creative director.
      • • Track-record of delivering multiple successful projects in Unity.
      • • Experience of a similar role within a dynamic commercial environment.
      • • Coding or scripting knowledge
      • • Experience in version control ie. Bitbucket or Git
      • • Strong technical knowledge of AR and VR limitations and requirements
      • • Interest in automotive and technology
        • Minimum Requirements
        • • Over 3 years of professional experience as a Unity Artist
        • • At least 2 shipped commercial projects
        • • Experience in real time 3D game development
 

General Applications

                                                • We are always looking for talented creative people to join our team, if you think you have what it takes please send your resume and portfolio to:
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