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Senior 3D Designer

Organisation/Entity: Sydney Living Museums
Job Category:
  • Arts, Sports and Recreation
Job Location:
  • Sydney Region / Sydney City
Job Reference Number: 00007L44
Work Type: Part-Time
Number of Positions: 1
Total Remuneration Package: $119,209. Package includes salary ($97,152 - $107,541), employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading (full-time equivalent.
Contact: 0439 183 921 - Penny Stannard
Closing Date: 18/02/2020 - 11:59 PM


Senior 3D Designer

We are looking for a passionate, bold and collaborative Senior 3D Designer who is interested in joining a leading NSW Government agency focused on creating a living future for the past so that our visitors can experience Sydney's past as if they had lived it themselves.


What the opportunity is:

  • Employment with Sydney Living Museums, NSW Department of Premier & Cabinet
  • Clerk Grade 7/8 - $119,209. Package includes salary ($97,152 - $107,541), employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading (full-time equivalent).
  • Temporary part-time employment (28 hours per week/for a period up to 12 months)
  • The opportunity to work in a historic location – The Mint, Sydney CBD

What we do

Sydney Living Museums (SLM) cares for a group of 12 of the most important historic houses, gardens and museums in NSW on behalf of the people of NSW.


Our commitment to our audience is to maintain the museums, landscapes and collections with integrity whilst presenting the narrative of each in contemporary, compelling and relevant ways.


Our purpose is to enrich and revitalise people’s lives with Sydney’s living history, and to hand the precious places in our care and their collections on to future generations to enjoy.


What you’ll do with us

This role undertakes technical research, conceptualise, design and document projects across Sydney Living Museums’ properties to ensure physical elements of projects are designed to expected standards, integrating relevant services and accessible, creative and functional criteria while complying with codes, standards and Workplace Health & Safety.


For more information on the role contact Penny Stannard on 0439 183 921.


Click here for the role description and candidate information guide.


What you need to do to apply

To apply you will need to submit the following:

  • A current resume with two referees
  • A covering letter 1-2 pages in length, this should include how your skills and experience meet the role's essential requirements as outlined in the role description.
  • And respond to the 2 targeted questions (no more than 20 lines per answer). Your responses to the targeted questions should be submitted online during your application and not included in the covering letter.

Submit your application before the closing date: 11.59pm Tuesday 18 February 2020


What else you need to know

Sydney Living Museums (SLM) is committed to providing a flexible and inclusive workplace culture that values and supports diversity and inclusion. We believe everyone has the right to feel safe, respected, valued and heard regardless of their gender, sexual orientation, ethnic background or ability. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disability, the LGBTIQ+ communities, from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, and, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.


To be eligible for an ongoing role in the NSW Public Sector you need to be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident. For temporary and casual roles, you need to hold a valid visa giving you permission to work in Australia as required by the role. All successful candidates will be required to undergo a criminal record check with NSW Police.


If you are speech or hearing impaired, have access requirements that require reasonable adjustment in the assessment process, or require access to information about this vacancy in a different format, please call the Head of Human Resources on 02 8239 2366.


A talent pool may be created for future ongoing and temporary roles and is valid for a period of up to 12 months.


Thank you for your interest in this role. We look forward to receiving your application.


What the essential requirements of the role are:

  • Tertiary degree or equivalent in an applied architectural, interior or industrial design field.
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in museum exhibition design or related interior architectural design and construction and knowledge of relevant Australian Standards and sections of the Building Code of Australia.
  • Significant knowledge of exhibition design and all facets of presentation including audience experience, interpretative techniques, display of original collection materials and production techniques including CAD and Vectorworks.
  • Current NSW driver’s licence.

Key Application Responses

What you need to tell us - targeted questions:

  1. Please provide an example of when you have worked on multiple design projects with competing deadlines.  What processes, tools and strategies did you use to manage priorities and coordinate tasks to ensure the successful development and implementation of all projects on schedule and within budget?
  2. Please provide a case study of a recent successful exhibition project.  How did the exhibition design fulfil the brief with regard to audience needs, stakeholder expectations and overarching project objectives?  Outline a challenge you solved or an innovation you brought to the project.