Interactive Designer
Lobster Ink
Cape Town, South Africa
2d ago

Who we are?

We are Lobster Ink - a solutions company that helps some of the world’s most influential businesses navigate transformative change.

Because people ultimately drive change, we develop training solutions that build their capability.

Our global team of 220+ Lobsters design award-winning digital products and produce recognised training content that provides 1 million+ people across 200 countries with the practical skills and knowledge needed to be great at what they do.

We are brave, caring, tenacious, inventive and unconventional. We work with the biggest names in hospitality - our client list includes the likes of Marriott International, Hilton Worldwide, Waitrose and Partners and Dubai Tourism.

We’re also proud to be part of Ecolab, the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services.

As our client list grows, so does our need for exceptional individuals to join our teams in Amsterdam, Cape Town, Washington and the world.

This is where you come in.

What will you do in this role?

Design and create solutions for interactive deliverables. The role requires an eye for detail with the ability to define and uphold the Company’s as well as specific clients’ learning identity guides, as well as the ability to manage time well and work under strict deadlines.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Design and develop creative solutions whereby interactive content aligns to project requirements. This includes learning created in the appropriate authoring tools, as well as assisting in the creation of assets for the production team.
  • Contribute and adhere to style guidelines and storyboards to design interactive content i.e. elearning packages, interactive visual content and animation.
  • Continuously self-check to quality control your deliverables.
  • Collaborate internally to generate concepts and ideas.
  • Occasionally research new innovations to better business delivery and report and pitch findings / insights.
  • Skills, knowledge and attributes

  • Experience with rapid e-learning authoring tools i.e. Articulate 360 Rise / Storyline is essential, Adobe Captivate is beneficial.
  • A qualification in graphic design / interactive / UX or equivalent.
  • Understand the basic principles of visual language, e.g. Hierarchy of typography, clean layout, alignment and balance.
  • An ability to interpret and translate client brands.
  • Minimum four years of work experience required in relevant learning and design fields.
  • Proficient in design software such as Adobe CS6 / CC : Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, and Acrobat. PC Literate. Experience with Microsoft applications is beneficial.
  • Understanding how to design specifically with the learner in mind.
  • Motion Graphics experience (advantageous).
  • Experience in HTML and CSS (advantageous).
  • Job Aids and interactive PDFs (advantageous).
  • UX Experience (advantageous)
  • Meticulous
  • A team player
  • Independent worker
  • Assertive and proactive
  • Adaptable
  • Ability to share their knowledge
  • Who you are?

  • While industry experience is beneficial, a strong design / motion portfolio and clear understanding of design and motion principles is more important.
  • 1 year diploma or more in an interactive design discipline
  • Matric and relevant tertiary qualification in design or similar
  • A comprehensive digital portfolio or reel of motion design work
  • Why is this an amazing opportunity for you?

  • We have an entrepreneurial culture where daily you have the opportunity to shape and influence in every role
  • We are a global company and offer travel opportunities
  • We work with the best from around the world we have over 25 nationalities in our team
  • We offer flexible hours from different locations
  • We have an aggressive growth strategy which offers constant opportunities for growth
  • We have a coffee culture Bottomless coffee 24 / 7
  • We make a difference by enabling potential in over 1 000 000 and counting users
  • To be an A player at Lobster Ink you need to embody the following attributes :

  • Brave : At Lobster being brave means that you have the internal drive to progress the boundaries of your own capability, the courage to explore uncharted territory, and by expanding your perspective and stretching your capacity.
  • Caring : To care means to listen, communicate, understand, dovetail, call out accountability and act in respect.
  • Tenacious : At Lobster, we are relentless in the pursuit of our goals. We learn from setbacks, remain focused and never resign to mediocrity.
  • Inventive : At Lobster, we believe that inventive willpower is a renewable resource that breeds when it's shared. Our solutions push past complexity and strive for simplicity.
  • Purposeful : At Lobster, we act with intent. We are goal-oriented and experiment in a measured way to learn through experience.
  • We are committed to continuous, iterative improvement for our customers and ourselves.

    Together we remain humble but never the same. Distinctly Lobster.

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