Senior Creative Lead Architectural 3D Visualisation

computerRemote work allowed
placeSydney, AU
business_center7 years experience
100 — 120 annual
checkPossible visa assistance


Arterra Interactive is a leader in Architectural 3D visualisation. We have worked on landmark projects such as Barangaroo, The Ribbon, Central Station, Parramatta CBD, Western Sydney Airport, and many more. 

As our business expands we are seeking an experienced Senior/ Lead 3D Artist with the capability of leading project teams from inception to delivery. 

Having the ability to work directly with clients and project directors in order to develop creative concepts is a requirement to fulfill this role. As a senior artist, you will ensure that our production and creative standards are maintained and work within our production pipeline. You will look for opportunities to upskill and mentor junior team members.

  • Leading the animation team and AI productions.
  • Work closely with clients and collaborate with the project director/ managers and the other creatives.
  • Producing exceptional rendering quality across all visual media, CGI, and Animation.
  • Preparing and developing the inspiring storyboard design and concept design.
  • Animatic and camera design.
  • Design animations that integrate leading characters.
  • Special attention to lighting quality, camera, and composition.
  • A pinpoint focus on storytelling and narrative-driven animations.
  • Quality control with an emphasis on the overall rendering quality.
  • Meet project deadlines and deliverables.


Established in 1999, Arterra Interactive is an Australian-based Architectural Animation and Visualisation studio located in Surry Hills, Sydney, with satellite locations in Melbourne and Brisbane. Recognised as one of Australia's most trusted and progressive studios for Infrastructure, Architectural and Urban renewal projects, we deliver state-of-the-art visualisations for Australia's leading property developments and government agencies.

A market leader that offers 3D animation services to our high-end clients, Arterra Interactive specialises in narrative-driven 3D films, Future City Animations, and Interactive experiences. Pushing beyond our boundaries and limitations brings value and excitement to every project.


What can you bring to the Team?
First, you will share our passion for creating Architectural 3D visualisation and be someone that actually pursues continuous learning and development.
  • Experience in Architecture is essential.
  • 3DS Max, Vray, Adobe Suite essential.
  • 7+ years experience in a similar role.
  • Can-do, positive and solution-driven mindset.
  • Follow creative direction.
  • Self-motivated and upskill beyond the current skill as needed.
  • Providing mentorship, guidance, and support to junior artists.
  • Ability to work autonomously as required, making decisions and driving projects forward.
  • Manage quality control to ensure we achieve the highest quality results.
  • Responsible, reliable, accountable, and good attendance history.
  • You have a strong work ethic, team player, and are an active communicator.
  • An exceptional eye for detail, lighting, and composition.
  • Excellent rendering and compositing skills using Vray & AfterFX.
  • Knowledge of 3D plugins such as Forest Pro, Railclone, Anima, Grow FX.
  • Experience in the following areas would be highly advantageous: 
    • Green Screen filming and production.
    • Creating Architectural films using Nuke, and narrative-driven animation.


Arterra Interactive is a world-class leader in Architectural 3D visualisation studio with over twenty years of experience; with offices in Sydney (HO), Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, and Auckland.

We work alongside Government agencies and commercial organisations to create 3D visualisations that support community consultation, stakeholder engagement, development approvals, media releases, sales, and marketing.

Arterra Interactive has a great office culture including!

* A hybrid approach.
* Supporting a lifestyle balance for our team and their family. 
* Fun quarterly social events.
* On the premises gym.
* Weekly scrum where everyone gets to voice their opinion.
* Promoting health and fitness in the studio by running incentive competitions for the person who trains the most.
* Monthly creative meetups where an employee has an opportunity to discuss an area of their choice.
* Table tennis facilities.
* Collaborating with other studios where possible.

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