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Sea Monster is looking for an Experience Designer to join our adventurous crew.

Sea Monster is looking for an Experience Designer to join our adventurous crew.  

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


The hard skills:

  •        A relevant tertiary degree or diploma
  •        At least 5 years working experience
  •        Around 3 years experience working in a design capacity (business analysis, user experience, industrial design, etc)
  •        2 years experience designing mobile apps
  •        You need to be comfortable working at a strategic level
  •        Experience delivering client presentations
  •        You’ll need to be comfortable using design tools (wire framing, presentation tools, etc)
  •        Experience with estimation and sizing solutions
  •        The ability to balance your focus on external client projects and internal Sea Monster projects

The soft skills:

  •        Time management! You will be working across multiple projects at the same time and will need to be able to manage your priorities and time accordingly.
  •        Strong critical thinking skills. You will need to deal with project complexities and dependencies and be able to problem solve.
  •        The ability to work well in a multi-disciplinary team. You be working with software developers, graphic designers, animators, artists, and project managers.
  •        Business development skills. You will need to present concepts and proposals, to assist in a pre-sales capacity.
  •        Mentoring and skills development; Helping to scale Sea Monster and skill future designers up.

Advantageous skills and experience:

  •        Game design experience
  •        Exposure to serious games, Augmented Reality and/or Virtual Reality experiences
  •        Understanding of gamification and/or behavioural economics
  •        Understanding of the software development lifecycle
  •        Quality Assurance and Testing skills
  •        Understanding of Agile Methodologies
  •        Understanding of Storytelling Fundamentals
  •        Experience in teaching or creating learning material
  •        Art Direction Skills
  •        Understanding of Digital Art production processes (2D and 3D)
  •        Understanding of Animation production processes

Please email your letter of motivation and CV (max 3 pages please) to hello@seamonster.co.za to begin your adventure with us!

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