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SENIOR DIGITAL DESIGNER

Full time, flextime 

We’re looking for an epic Senior Digital Designer to join the Wrestler whanau and blow our socks off! The position is a part-time/flexitime role with a 20 hours a week minimum.  

We need a tech savvy, creative problem-solver who is comfortable taking the reins of a project when needed and leads the creative with enthusiasm and clarity. 

You’ll need to have a profound understanding of the interactive processes and how to connect with an audience through your accessible, intuitive and world class design chops. Working with our development team, you will have an understanding of the development process, emerging technologies and a willingness to learn.

You will conceptualise and implement the design, layout and navigation of our digital experiences, as well as format graphic elements and typography associated with our video output. As the Senior Digital Designer you will also be the gatekeeper for Wrestler’s visual brand, evolving the look and feel to always be future forward. This will include developing design resources such as working templates, along with client facing presentations and pitch decks. 

We need someone who has:

  • 5+ years experience designing interactive and traditional media projects
  • User experience design skills
  • Experience leading a team
  • Typography and layout skills for miles
  • Rock solid time management
  • A critical eye for design detail


You’ll do well in this role if: 

  • You won’t complain when you have to put your beautiful InDesign files into Google Slides
  • You love making awesome creative work
  • You have a positive attitude and thrive in a dynamic and occasionally ambiguous working environment
  • You’re curious about future ways of creating content
  • Your values align with Wrestler’s mission to create meaningful content that pushes the collective consciousness forward
  • You are flexible and able manage multiple projects at once. 


Does this sound like you? Please send your website and CV to claire@wrestler.nz 

STRATEGIST

Full time, flextime possible

We’re looking for an experienced strategist who puts storytelling and creativity at the core of their problem solving approach. 

The ideal candidate will be able to merge creative and design thinking, to unearth human-centric insights and devise strategies that help impact and steer the creative output across Wrestler’s diverse range of projects and clients.

In this role you’ll: 

  • Develop clear reverse client briefs and concept, explore and push the creation of good work
  • Lead the strategic vision and represent the consumer or audience across a diverse selection of clients and projects from brief to execution
  • Create distribution strategies for various forms of content across multiple platforms
  • Monitor and interpret cultural and social trends relevant to client business, as well as keep abreast of industry, customer and competitor information and integrate insights into strategic recommendations 
  • Conduct qualitative and quantitative research when necessary
  • Build honest, direct relationships with clients and colleagues
  • Debate constructively and ask the challenging questions
  • Directly liaise with clients and lead strategic meetings, and participate in pitches


We’re looking for someone with:

  • 4+ years strategy experience within a creative company or advertising agency 
  • Exceptional critical-thinking skills, with design thinking and human-centred insights at the heart of your creative problem solving approach
  • Great understanding of all social media platforms and distribution channels including a hunger to explore non-traditional outputs such as VR and AR
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid initiative, attention to detail and follow-through skills
  • Values that align with Wrestler’s mission to create meaningful content that pushes the collective consciousness forward


You’ll do well in this role if…

  • You love making awesome creative work
  • You’re passionate about UX and human-centred design
  • Technology, trends and culture light your fire 
  • You have a positive attitude and thrive in a dynamic and occasionally ambiguous working environment
  • You love doing things differently and aren’t tied to traditional ways of working
  • You’re curious about future ways of creating content
  • You are flexible and able manage multiple projects at once. 


Does this sound like you? Please send your CV to claire@wrestler.nz

JUNIOR DEVELOPER

Fixed-term six month contract

We’re looking for a junior Unreal Engine generalist to join us as a Junior Developer, for a full-time six month contract. You’ll support and report into our senior developer, working across a range of projects. You’ll be a creative thinker who enjoys being part of a team, but who also thrives working autonomously. 

In this role you’ll: 

  • Prototype and test player interactions in games, including virtual reality, augmented reality, mobile, or PC
  • Implement assets within Unreal Engine, including 3D, audio, materials and animation
  • Create game logic and develop blueprint code
  • Undertake software testing and QA
  • Fix bugs where appropriate


We’re looking for someone who has:

  • Developed an experience with Unreal Engine, preferably on a professional or bigger personal/university project
  • Knowledge of blueprint development
  • Knowledge of 3D asset creation pipeline (experience in Maya or Blender is ideal)
  • Experience with Unreal Engine's audio engine and sequencer
  • A creative thinker who can also adapt to existing naming and organisational structures 
  • Good communication skills


Not essential, but other nice to haves:

  • Experience creating shaders in Unreal Engine
  • Material look-dev experience
  • Developed experiences for deployment on mobile, either natively or in-engine
  • Asset optimisation for different game platforms (VR, Mobile, PC, etc)
  • Software development experience in code-based languages, e.g. Java, C# or C++
  • Familiarity with the Unity Engine and it's asset implementation pipelines
  • VR experience (as a developer and/or player)


You’ll do great in this role if you: 

  • Enjoy being part of a team, but also thrive working autonomously
  • Like learning new things
  • Have a positive attitude and thrive in a dynamic and occasionally ambiguous working environment
  • Are curious and a problem solver
  • Take pride in your work and being organised.  


Does this sound like you? Send your CV and an example of a project built in Engine to: claire@wrestler.nz


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