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Graphic Designer Assistant

SMASH! Design is looking for new Graphic Designer Assistants to work hand in hand with the Design Director and Coordinators. The design department is where the visual magic happens for SMASH! The candidate is expected to assist the Design Directors in the development of visual images used across all of SMASH! and SMASH! Inc.

Design is where the visual magic happens for SMASH! and works closely with all departments within SMASH! to ensure consistency through the organisation. Primary responsibilities will include developing visual images across all of SMASH!’s social media platforms (website, Facebook & Instagram), marketing materials for promotions & campaign and other internal design requirements and requests. You will be able to show your creative skills, while gaining hands-on experience with a large scale event.

(!!!) “Please note that this is an unpaid role and the majority of work will be take-home. As a wholly volunteer-run organisation which shares a collective passion for putting together an event for fans by fans, we endeavour to maintain a positive working environment based on team support and fostering professional growth. We offer references after the event as a testament to the unique skills and experiences you will develop through working with SMASH!. If you believe that you have all the skills, knowledge and attributes to be a part of SMASH! 2018, apply now!"

Graphic Designer

SMASH! Design is looking for new Graphic Designers to work hand in hand with the Design Director and Coordinators. The design department is where the visual magic happens for SMASH! The candidate is expected to assist the Design Directors in the development of visual images used across all of SMASH! and SMASH! Inc.

Design is where the visual magic happens for SMASH! and works closely with all departments within SMASH! to ensure consistency through the organisation. Primary responsibilities will include developing visual images across all of SMASH!’s social media platforms (website, Facebook & Instagram), marketing materials for promotions & campaign and other internal design requirements and requests. You will be able to show your creative skills, while gaining hands-on experience with a large scale event.

(!!!) “Please note that this is an unpaid role and the majority of work will be take-home. As a wholly volunteer-run organisation which shares a collective passion for putting together an event for fans by fans, we endeavour to maintain a positive working environment based on team support and fostering professional growth. We offer references after the event as a testament to the unique skills and experiences you will develop through working with SMASH!. If you believe that you have all the skills, knowledge and attributes to be a part of SMASH! 2018, apply now!"

Customer Service Assistant

SMASH! Ticketing is looking for a new Customer Service Assistant who will work hand in hand with the Customer Service Coordinator and the rest of the Ticketing team. The candidate is expected to assist the Ticketing Director in management of Ticketing customer services before, during and after convention.

Ticketing works closely with the IT and Design teams in the development of the SMASH! ticketing experience both online and offline, and in ensuring the expertise of the previous IT&T team is passed on, learnt and documented. You will also take part in developing best practices in customer service, queue management and the general pre-entry experience of the convention. Our department consists of three sub­-departments – Customer Services, Ticketing Systems and Entry Experience. Each department has a Coordinator and an Assistant (excl. Entry Experience).

(!!!) “ Please note that this is an unpaid role and the majority of work will be take-home. As a wholly volunteer-run organisation which shares a collective passion for putting together an event for fans by fans, we endeavour to maintain a positive working environment based on team support and fostering professional growth. We offer references after the event as a testament to the unique skills and experiences you will develop through working with SMASH!. If you believe that you have all the skills, knowledge and attributes to be a part of SMASH! 2018, apply now!"

General Staff

SMASH! Maid Café is looking for a new General Staff who will work hand in hand with the Maid Café Coordinator and Assistant Coordinator. The candidate is expected to assist the Coordinators, report to the Programming Director, providing a holistic experience for guest and be responsible for non-operational initiatives in the new household

Programming is one of the largest departments in SMASH! as they manage all internal programming administrative duties. From following up with each sub-department to creating the programming schedules for the days of the event, the Programming team plays a crucial role to ensure that the SMASH! weekend schedules run smoothly, successfully and on time. Our department consists of twelve (12) sub-departments which includes Arts, Maid Cafe, BJD (Ball-Joint-Doll), Karaoke, AMV, Cosplay, Fanfiction, Screening, Trivia, Panels & Workshop, Gundam and Main Stage.

(!!!) “ Please note that this is an unpaid role and the majority of work will be take-home. As a wholly volunteer-run organisation which shares a collective passion for putting together an event for fans by fans, we endeavour to maintain a positive working environment based on team support and fostering professional growth. We offer references after the event as a testament to the unique skills and experiences you will develop through working with SMASH!. If you believe that you have all the skills, knowledge and attributes to be a part of SMASH! 2018, apply now!"

Screening Assistant

SMASH! Screening is looking for a new Screening Assistant, who will work hand in hand with the Screening Coordinator and the rest of the Screening team. The candidate is expected to assist the Screening Coordinator, reporting to the Programming Director and be responsible for planning and selection of screening titles and managing screening sessions during the duration of the convention.

Programming is one of the largest departments in SMASH! as they manage all internal programming administrative duties. From following up with each sub-department to creating the programming schedules for the days of the event, the Programming team plays a crucial role to ensure that the SMASH! weekend schedules run smoothly, successfully and on time. Our department consists of twelve (12) sub-departments which are Arts, Maid Cafe, BJD (Ball-Joint-Doll), Karaoke, AMV, Cosplay, Fanfiction, Screening, Trivia, Panels & Workshop, Gundam and Main Stage.

(!!!) “ Please note that this is an unpaid role and the majority of work will be take-home. As a wholly volunteer-run organisation which shares a collective passion for putting together an event for fans by fans, we endeavour to maintain a positive working environment based on team support and fostering professional growth. We offer references after the event as a testament to the unique skills and experiences you will develop through working with SMASH!. If you believe that you have all the skills, knowledge and attributes to be a part of SMASH! 2018, apply now!"

Entry Experience Assistant

SMASH! Ticketing is looking for an Entry Experience Assistant who will work hand in hand with the Entry Experience Coordinator and the rest of the Ticketing team. The candidate is expected to assist the Entry Experience Coordinator, reporting to the Ticketing Director, to develop, implement and manage a logical and efficient entry plan for the convention, as well as assisting in general ticketing tasks.

Ticketing works closely with the IT and Design teams in the development of the SMASH! ticketing experience both online and offline, and in ensuring the expertise of the previous IT&T team is passed on, learnt and documented. You will also take part in developing best practices in customer service, queue management and the general pre-entry experience of the convention. Our department consists of three sub­-departments – Customer Services, Ticketing Systems and Entry Experience. Each department has a Coordinator and an Assistant (excl. Entry Experience).

(!!!) “ Please note that this is an unpaid role and the majority of work will be take-home. As a wholly volunteer-run organisation which shares a collective passion for putting together an event for fans by fans, we endeavour to maintain a positive working environment based on team support and fostering professional growth. We offer references after the event as a testament to the unique skills and experiences you will develop through working with SMASH!. If you believe that you have all the skills, knowledge and attributes to be a part of SMASH! 2018, apply now!"

System Administrator

The SMASH! IT Department is looking for a new System Administrator. As a System Administrator, you will be responsible for ensuring smooth and reliable functionality of our servers, services and networks throughout the year, and for configuration and monitoring of services and networks required during the convention itself. The candidate is expected to provision new software and services required by the organisation, ensuring that security upgrades are applied in a timely manner, and making performance improvements as required. This position is also involved with software, hardware and services procurement.

IT is responsible for all the technical issues and matters prior, during, and after the SMASH! convention. Our responsibilities range from managing the internal background and software of the SMASH! website, to on-the-day technical exercises and duties. SMASH! has a number of systems that help make the convention the great success that it is, many of the which have been developed in-house. The IT infrastructure that we manage is the backbone of the convention, as all departments rely on the systems running smoothly and without delay or fault. The IT department has a flat management structure with all members reporting directly to the IT Director and advising them of the best possible solutions to meet requirements and achieve goals. The team also employs a principle of “You can ask anyone anything anytime”, meaning no-one can stop you from asking hard and important questions and suggesting new ideas. SMASH IT is a collaborative environment where all team members are part of developing projects and direction within the department.

(!!!) “ Please note that this is an unpaid role and the majority of work will be take-home. As a wholly volunteer-run organisation which shares a collective passion for putting together an event for fans by fans, we endeavour to maintain a positive working environment based on team support and fostering professional growth. We offer references after the event as a testament to the unique skills and experiences you will develop through working with SMASH!. If you believe that you have all the skills, knowledge and attributes to be a part of SMASH! 2018, apply now!”

Software Developer

SMASH! IT is looking for a new Software Developer. As a Software Developer, you will be responsible for writing web-based and client-based application software, ensuring the IT systems and SMASH! site are fully functional, bug free and easy to navigate behind-the-scenes. The ideal candidate will be reliable, organised, self motivated, highly organised, demonstrates initiative and has exceptional communication and presentation skills whether you work independently or as a team. The candidate is expected to assist the IT Director in managing the SMASH! website and IT-related issues throughout the year and completing other projects/tasks that the team needs to accomplish.

IT is responsible for all the technical issues and matters prior, during, and after the SMASH! convention. Our responsibilities range from managing the internal background and software of the SMASH! website, to on-the-day technical exercises and duties. SMASH! has a number of systems that help make the convention the great success that it is, many of the which have been developed in-house. The IT infrastructure that we manage is the backbone of the convention, as all departments rely on the systems running smoothly and without delay or fault. The IT department has a flat management structure with all members reporting directly to the IT Director and advising them of the best possible solutions to meet requirements and achieve goals. The team also employs a principle of “You can ask anyone anything anytime”, meaning no-one can stop you from asking hard and important questions and suggesting new ideas. SMASH IT is a collaborative environment where all team members are part of developing projects and direction within the department.

(!!!) “ Please note that this is an unpaid role and the majority of work will be take-home. As a wholly volunteer-run organisation which shares a collective passion for putting together an event for fans by fans, we endeavour to maintain a positive working environment based on team support and fostering professional growth. We offer references after the event as a testament to the unique skills and experiences you will develop through working with SMASH!. If you believe that you have all the skills, knowledge and attributes to be a part of SMASH! 2018, apply now!”