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With a content portfolio like no other media organisation in the country, SBS occupies multiple channels and platforms, and provides a unique opportunity for employees to help make Australia a better place to live.

Mid-weight Motion Designer

At SBS, we embrace difference and we welcome applications from people of all backgrounds.

We also acknowledge the unique contribution that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples make to our society and our workplace through their enduring and continued connection to land, sea, sky and community.

About Us

SBS is one of the world's most unique and innovative media organisations, producing trusted, meaningful and engaging content that exists for all Australians to inspire, support and celebrate the diversity of our multicultural society. 

Our purpose, for the last 40 years, has reflected and explored the evolving diversity of Australia, investing in initiatives to deepen its connections with communities, sharing their stories and giving a voice to those often unheard, with the aim of increasing understanding and respect of the differences that make up Australia.

SBS is a truly distinctive network, showcasing multicultural, multilingual and First Nations stories otherwise untold in the Australian media.

The Role

In this role you will be joining the SBS Creative Department working in the SBS Food and VICELAND team. As a motion designer you will be instrumental in the development and production of graphics for broadcast and digital platforms. This will involve, responding to strategic briefs, conceptualising and designing creative to a high standard and producing these graphics for our multiple platforms.

Reporting into your Design Manager within our Creative Team this role will see you: 

  • Joining the passionate SBS Food and VICELAND team, producing high quality motion graphics across multiple platforms
  • Working with our team and supporting our promo producers to create graphics for our SBS Food and VICELAND programs
  • Producing impactful creative for our SBS marketing campaigns, including graphics for broadcast, social and ooh digital media
  • Participating in campaign brainstorms and creating conceptual solutions for graphics across multiple channels
  • Producing and maintaining motion graphic templates
  • Creating BAU motion graphics for the wider SBS team, including our Adsales department when required
  • It is a requirement of this role that incumbents are vaccinated with at least two doses of an approved Covid-19 vaccination. We do however have a medical exemption process and we would be happy to discuss your application should this be applicable to you.

 About you

  • You are a conceptual thinker, passionate about design, with demonstrable experience in a relevant role showcasing your career to date 
  • You are proficient in After Effects and Photoshop and know your way around the Adobe Creative Suite, with experience in digital platforms and HTML5 considered highly valuable
  • You have a portfolio you want to show off that showcases your motion flair
  • You have a good knowledge of social platforms and know how to use graphics to help tell a story
  • You are confident sharing your ideas and communicating with a range of stakeholders
  • You enjoy collaborating with a team, have a can-do attitude and are solutions focused
  • You know what you don’t know and have a hunger to learn new skills
  • Feel like you meet most of the criteria listed? Then send through your details.

Some of the reasons to consider working with us

  • The people! We truly celebrate and welcome difference at SBS and encourage everyone to bring their whole self to work – you’ll be part of one of the most inclusive companies in Australia!
  • The culture and the engagement of our workforce! SBS is ranked in the top 25% of all media companies for employee engagement.
  • We offer a range of benefits; from flexible work arrangements, health checks, salary packaging, an employee assistance program and for our Sydney based employees, free gym membership and parking (subject to availability).
  • We’re agile and innovative in the way we work, as well as being a trusted and established brand. At SBS we have been broadcasting for over 40 years and our future is packed with many more exciting developments!
  • We also love to promote from within! We have allocated training funds to do just that and help bridge the gaps when moving from role to role.

Want to learn more? Then hit apply and take the first step to applying not just for another job but a possible whole new career in a purpose led organisation!

Not quite the right role for you? No problem, how about popping your details into our talent pool? Email us at noreplytalentpool@sbs.com.au to let us know what roles would be of interest to you and we will keep you informed of when they arise! (If you no longer want to be listed in our talent pool, then just email to let us know and we will remove your detail).

For other opportunities within our organisation please visit our careers website SBS Careers - Working at SBS

Reasonable adjustments

SBS recognises that everyone is unique, and you might require some adjustments to ensure you have the best opportunity to apply and put your skills forward for consideration. If we can make some adjustments to the SBS recruitment/interview process to better enable you to shine, then please contact careers@sbs.com.au and let us know.

Adjustments may include but are not limited to; alternative application methods, interview setups, physical requirements, guidance for trans or gender diverse applicants, specific interview availability times and more.

We are shortlisting applications as they come in, so don’t delay apply today! 

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