We are
Grumpy Sailor

Creators of the Astonishingly
Unforgettable Experience.

We specialise in adventurous and ambitious creative experience projects

We work with organisations, cultural institutions, architects, businesses and brands that are looking to enhance lives and do some good in the world.

We are creative and technical elites

Our ability to create, code, build, film, paint and make means our team adapts to any media and any challenge - and challenges are how this special breed of talent gets off.

Curiosity, craft and tenacity are the hiring criteria for Grumpy Sailor. When creative misfits like this learn to play in teams, the impossible becomes probable.

Grumpy Sailor is Australia’s leading Creative Experience Design Studio

We’ll go to the ends of the Earth wrestling seemingly impossible technical challenges and squeezing out every last drop of our creative juices, but we won’t sell our souls. We aim to make a lasting impact on the world. Make no mistake, our work is here for GOOD.

Our friends and partners

“Working collaboratively - even with the challenges of COVID and remote and multiple time zones - they were able to work with us to deliver some exceptional experiences that extended the original designs, built on our internal expertise and technologies, and then took them further.”

Seb Chan,
Chief Experience Officer,

Awards and accolades


“Grumpy Sailor’s democratic approach is why our project is going to be so special. Their attitude is not only respected by the many perspectives of our team but the incredibly diverse voices of the community.”

Tanya Goldberg
Executive Manager Communications,
Culture & Events,
Waverley Council,
Bondi Pavillion

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Grumpy Sailor operates on lands belonging to the Gadigal people of the Eora nation, and the Boon Wurrung and Woiwurrung (Wurundjeri) peoples of the Kulin nation.

We acknowledge these traditional owners and we pay our respects to leaders past, present and emerging.