Work With Us: Nightjar Senior Producer

Deliver unforgettable end-to-end experiences that people love

2021.01.06 - Production - Christine Sultana
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Who We Are

Nightjar is an experience design and technology company based in Sydney, specialising in UX strategy, design, and innovative tech. We partner with brands and startups across the world, to build engaging design-led solutions which make a global impact. Our clients include THE ICONIC, Destination NSW, EVENT Entertainment & Hospitality, Optus, ReachOut, Sneaker Freaker, Sonoma, Armadillo, Lifeline, Queen Garnet and Secret-7 to name a few.

Nightjar is a close knit team and you will be relied upon to be a contributing and involved member in terms of both your work output but also your attitude, work ethic, and sense of adventure!

Nightjars are a special breed; we push ourselves to create work that gets results, and as a team we break through the barrier of convention to deliver original, impactful experiences.  We are passionate above all else, and you will need to demonstrate an energy and enthusiasm for solving problems and the work that goes out the door. This means we were named B&T’s Emerging Agency of the Year in 2020, and were nominated for Awwward’s Studio of the Year 2020. In 2021 we picked up several accolades from the FWA, AGDA, Awwwards, the Webby's and the Good Design Awards.

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Your Role

As a Senior Digital Producer at Nightjar, you will acutely understand the opportunities and constraints of a given project. Taking responsibility for setting and managing expectations internally and with Partners, you will deliver on time, within budget and against agreed objectives. Senior Digital Producers have full lifecycle experience from scoping through delivery and can confidently navigate and prioritise business needs, resource management, schedules and financials to successfully navigate and deliver all aspects of the assignment

  • Provide overall account leadership, developing executive level relationships and overseeing our mid/junior producers, design and engineering teams
  • Oversee key Partner relationships and manage account growth and Partner satisfaction
  • Prioritise all deliverables and ensure quality of work meets The Nightjar standard and Partner objectives
  • Manage account P&L by negotiating scope of work, ensuring work is delivered on budget and Partners are invoiced correctly
  • Working with 3rd parties, manage highly complex technical deliveries ensuring foresight on delivery issues and creating mitigation plans


  • Strong communication and collaboration skills - both internally and externally
  • Smart, proactive leadership, consistently displays initiative
  • Has experience managing multiple producers and interdisciplinary project teams as large as 15 people
  • Has a successful track record of managing projects from small to enterprise level
  • Is an expert presenter and comfortable interacting with senior level clients
  • Isn’t daunted by the task of leading large projects and taking responsibility for their success
  • Keeps the team on track and inspired daily
  • Solutions-oriented, entrepreneurial mindset with a strong bias towards action

Required Experience

  • 8+ years of agency experience delivering web, mobile, and/or gaming platform projects
  • Track record of shipping on time
  • Experience with large budget projects
  • Expert risk management
  • Expertise in delivering pitches and proposals
  • Experience adapting project management methodologies (Agile, Waterfall, Lean, Kanban) to the needs of a given engagement/Partner
  • Experience working with common project management tools such as Asana, Jira, Confluence, Slack, etc.
  • Excellent working knowledge of design processes, methodologies and principles
  • Can do attitude with a smile - because no problem is too big to solve

Nightjar Perks

  • Leafy and lovely studio environment in a cool hood
  • Friday team lunches
  • Monthly Nightjar excursions
  • Annual Nightjar trips away
  • Birthday day off
  • Generous parental leave policy
  • Friday afternoon 'Wine & Refine' sessions to discuss what we did well and what we can improve with drinks to follow at our local
  • Performance reviews and development plans to enable you to shine ✨
  • Personal tax returns completed for you
  • Training budget for whatever tickles your fancy, we're always here to help you grow
  • A team surrounding you who is dedicated to doing the absolute best that can be done on any given opportunity
  • Work on Award-winning projects and learn from Awwwards and Webby judges
  • A grumpy office Griffon by the name of Graeme 🐶


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