Creature is looking for a mid-level post production generalist to join our team.
We are looking for someone with excellent technical skills, an eye for design and a passion to make innovative, boundary-pushing work.
WHO WE ARE
Creature is a boutique post production and experiential art studio.
The work we produce is ideas-led, wide-ranging and integrated in it’s approach.
So you will have a multi-disciplinary ability to help create strong content for traditional and emerging media platforms.
You’ll also work closely with the creative director on experiential campaigns and installations for a wide variety of clients.
www.creaturepost.co.nz / instagram #creaturepostnz
· A minimum of 3 -5 years in a post production environment, advertising agency or similar
· 3D – must be comfortable with modelling, texturing, rigging, lighting and animation in either Maya, Max or C4D.
· 2D – Proficient with AE and the Adobe Creative Suite – strong skills in compositing and motion design.
· Any of the additional – editing skills (Premiere) experience with Unity, TouchDesigner, Unreal Engine or Houdini or projection mapping would be a bonus but not essential.
· The ability to work in a team, but be independently driven when things heat up.
· A team mindset and ability to bring your own flavour and passion to the job.
HOW TO APPLY
We are most interested in what you’ve done, a SHOWREEL or online portfolio of recent work is essential, along with a simple CV.
Emails to firstname.lastname@example.org by 10th March
Please note: All applicants must have valid rights to work in New Zealand.
No personal messages or calls please.
We will be video mapping the iconic KZ1 boat at the Viaduct on Auckland’s waterfront for the inaugural Bright Nights Light Festival from 11 – 13 May.
Some amazing artists are contributing work to this festival, do check it out if you’re in the area.
We are completing construction of Bloom – our installation for Lux Light Festival in Wellington.
We will be installing our electric jellyfish on the waterfront near Te Papa so if you’re in Wellington 18 – 27 May come down and check out all the amazing light-art from around the world.
We’ve just completed a immersive AV experience in Albert Park in Auckland for FCB New Zealand as a promotion for Prime TV’s new season of Planet Earth II.
More video and terrifying audio to come soon
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You can check out the commercials on our ‘work’ page.
Congrats to everyone involved!
Excited to be doing a team trip down to Luma Southern Light festival 2017 and also to be working on some new pieces with the Mapping Mondays crew and designer Nikki Wilson.
Stoked to hear that the Safety Net commercial we worked on for The Salvation Army has won Gold at the Davey Awards.
Congratulations to the team at Black, Hugh Mitton of Film Construction and the rest of the team involved.
We’re testing out ideas for new installation work with the talents of Daniel Tippett..watch this space.
A still from visuals we recently designed for Microsoft’s Ignite event afterparty.
Creating and testing our first 360 VR projects – new toys!
Our work for Auckland Museum’s upcoming exhibition on New Zealand Music is about to go live on the 28th of October.
Lots of amazing interactive exhibits to see and looking forward to unveiling our first foray into App creation.
Working on some new mapping installation ideas – watch this space
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Their new mega trampoline park is opening in Avondale next month. We are currently creating very large format visual content to enhance the bounce experience..
Excited to be heading to Queenstown with the Mapping Mondays crew to light up their waterfront for a weekend.
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Getting pretty excited about VJing for the Dub Pistols at Splore 2016 – time to shake off some dust
Long form, music vids, commercials, installations..our 2016 has started off with an explosion of work. Looking forward to sharing some soon.
We’re in a flurry of commercial work from various sources but many seem to be tied to Cars and the looming RWC..obviously we’re betting on black.
Excited to be working with the talented Joren Van Suylekom on a music video for Samuel Flynn Scott. Ready in 8 weeks..
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Excited to be teaming up with Dan Mace @ Remote to create visuals for the 2015 Cricket World Cup opening ceremony in February. Just a casual viewing audience of 1.2 billion people..no pressure..
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Some exciting developments coming up in the next couple of weeks..looking forward to sharing them
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Working with the good people at Gladeye this week on a cool little project..
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Off for a break now..back on deck on the 13th of January..Happy Holidays Everyone!
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Great to be working with old friends on new ventures. Watch this space..
We’re hard at work on our submission for AITD this year…here’s a still from our photo shoot at Flox’s studio last week. Watch this space..
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We helped our friend and rising star director Zoe McIntosh out with titles on her self-funded satire/doco – The Deadly Ponies Gang
A sellout at the film festival in Auckland, this little gem of a film is hopefully en route to film fests world wide.
We were asked to contribute a video work as part of the light installation for the celebration of Matariki at Silo Park this year. The Celebrations and installations run from the 19th to the 21st of July.
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We think this clip is pretty damned awesome..