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Creative Director

About Jumbla

Jumbla is an award-winning animation and motion graphics studio. We are also a fast growing and fun company, and one of Melbourne’s best places to work!

About the Role

Jumbla has an amazing opportunity for a creative genius who has ambitions to take a young, exciting company to the next level. This creative director’s main focus will be on coming up with original, high-end and though-provoking concepts that test the boundaries of animation and motion graphics for pitch work and live client projects.

About You

You will have substantial experience working in the animation industry with a proven track record of winning new business through creative pitches and managing animation and motion graphics teams. We’re after someone with a strong grasp of the tools, who can also deal with clients and internal/external designers alike, and embodies a mindset that aligns with Jumbla’s core values.

  • 2+ years’ experience as a creative director, senior animator or equivalent

  • Ability to win new business with creative pitches and concepts

  • Experience directing projects

  • Animation/motion design proficiency (with a strong grasp of the tools including Adobe After Effects, Illustrator, Photoshop, Indesign and Maxon C4D)

  • Experience handling client meetings (pre-sale and during job meetings)

  • Experience leading a project team (creative/art/animation direction, briefing, quality control, time/budget control)

  • Experience managing people (hiring, training, performance management)

  • Confidence mentoring and training junior designers

  • Extensive industry knowledge


About Jumbla

  • Fun, exciting, young and rapidly-growing company

  • A culture with a strong emphasis on achieving great work while having fun

  • Monthly and yearly parties, group activities and other fun stuff

  • Studio facilities include: table tennis table, pool table, foosball, fish pond, outdoor courtyards, BBQ, PS4, NBA Game Time, Xbox, VR set

  • Work alongside an awesome team of 30+ enthusiastic creative-types

  • Innovative rewards and recognition program

Other benefits

  • Generous starting salary based on experience with performance and salary reviews twice a year

  • Global client base

  • Travel opportunities

  • Career development and growth opportunities with training programs, coaching and mentoring, all part of the package

  • Tap into your creative side!

  • For more information on working at Jumbla please check out: https://www.jumbla.com/workingatjumbla

Additional Application Instructions

We’re looking to hire immediately. Please send your CV + cover letter to hireme@jumbla.com.au with ‘Creative Director’ in the subject line. NB: No agencies


What's it like to work at Jumbla?

Learn a little about careers at Jumbla here. Or if you love animation, but perhaps you’re not quite ready for this role, checkout Jumbla’s other vacancies here.