Animation |October 23, 2016
Appsafrica.com Innovation Awards Finalists 2016
Sea Monster’s Super Animals Augmented Reality App, developed for supermarket chain Pick n Pay, has been shortlisted as a finalist in the 2016 Appsafrica.com Innovation Awards.
The finalists for the Appsafrica.com Innovation Awards 2016 feature leading mobile and tech companies from across Africa. The annual awards attracted over 200 submissions from 25 countries, chosen by an independent panel of leading industry experts.
Supported by Uber, Opera, Mobile Monday South Africa (MOMO) the Mobile Ecosystem Forum (MEF) and the MMA the Awards celebrate the best in mobile and tech from across Africa, providing winners with global publicity, recognition and networking with 300+ industry peers at the Awards party in Cape Town on November 14th.
â€œWe are delighted with the huge response building on last years’ awards, the 2016 finalists represent North, South, East and West Africa which is testament to innovation happening all across the continent across all sectors shares Andrew Fassnidge, Founder of Appsafrica.com.
Jo Eyre, Senior Manager Africa for Opera added â€œwe work hard at Opera to enable affordable access to the mobile internet for everyone and we’re delighted to celebrate innovation with AppsAfrica.com and our technology and mobile peers. It’s exciting to witness the fantastic work the industry is doing to solve problems and enrich lives through mobile and the internet.
The Appsafrica.com Innovation Awards Finalists 2016 are;
News & Entertainment Award
KoshK Comics Egypt, Battabox Nigeria, Super Animals AR App South Africa, Vodacom Video Play South Africa and Glo Twitter Voice Nigeria.
Disruptive Innovation Award
Domestly South Africa, Flutterwave Nigeria, Bottles App South Africa, Opera Max Africa and Flare Kenya.
Best Social & Messaging Award
Pelichat South Africa, LOGISA Tanzania, Jongla Nigeria, Vula Mobile South Africa and Dokita Eyes Togo.
Best African App Award
Zynar Africa, SpacePointe Nigeria, Domestly South Africa, Sliide Airtime Nigeria and Vula Mobile South Africa.
Enterprise Solution Award
Kasi Insights Cameroon, Flutterwave Nigeria, Celstra South Africa, Alpha Exchange South Africa and Sauti Africa.
Tuteria Nigeria, Mwabu Zambia, Shule Direct Tanzania, Eneza Education Kenya and Xander Apps South Africa.
BitPesa Africa, Lakt Kenya, Monetbil Cameroon, PiggyBankNG Nigeria and Standard Bank South Africa.
Social Impact Award
Abalobi South Africa, Medtrucks Morocco, Agriledger Kenya, Ask Without Shame Uganda and Worldreader sub-Saharan Africa.
Brand On Mobile Award
Purlieu Ghana, LAfricaMobile Senegal, Mobi Hunter South Africa and Vouchercloud South Africa.
Women In Tech Award
Sayu Abend, SpacePointe Nigeria, Ruth Nabembezi Ask Without Shame Uganda, Faraja Nyalandu Shule Direct Tanzania, Emma Margetts Alpha Exchange Global, and Genevieve Leveille, AgriLedger Kenya.”
What the job entails:
Working on Serious Games (for mobile and sometimes web), Augmented Reality Apps, Virtual Reality Experiences, and Animation Projects
Converting client requirements and learning outcomes into full end-to-end solutions
Delivering solutions by applying user-centred design techniques
Being a part of the Sea Monster leadership team
Sea Monster is the first South African augmented reality company to have been given early access to the recently launched Facebook Augmented Reality Studio. Still in its beta phase, the Facebook AR Studio incorporates augmented reality filters into the popular social media app through the camera of your smartphone.Read More