Digital Designer Mid-weight - betting/online gaming industry

Recruiter
Betting Appointments
Location
London
Salary
30000.0000
Posted
09 May 2017
Closes
08 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Digital Designer (Mid-weight) - betting/online gaming industry

Location: London

Salary: £30k

About The Role

The Digital Designer (Mid-weight) is responsible for the creation of strong marketing design work for all online marketing channels for our brands. The Digital Designer (Mid-weight) will be part of a team of specialist highly skilled Digital Designers who are tasked with producing engaging & effective on brand visual communications for customers both internal and external.

The Mid-Weight role requirements and responsibilities involve collaborating with the more senior members of the team on tasks to learn, develop and deliver the optimum end results, assisting junior team members in their day to day development and form good working relationships with colleagues and clients to contribute to a positive and creative working environment.

The Digital Designer (Mid-Weight) works in the Creative Studio Team and reports to the Studio Design Manager.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the production of high quality design work for all of our online and offline marketing activities to ensure the delivery of world class visual communications within the gaming sector.
  • Responsible for the creation and delivery of strong and dynamic content from conception through to final production. This will involve researching, brainstorming and creating concepts in collaboration with the design, editorial and web content teams and relevant clients/ stakeholders, working from an initial brief to final sign off.
  • Ability to be communicative and collaborative in face to face meetings and throughout ideation processes to ensure the brief is met.
  • Work closely with Brand, Gaming, Marketing, Product, VIP, and other internal teams and various third parties to develop concepts and ideas that deliver the high quality customer experiences on brand product websites and in marketing communications.
  • Create and maintain effective content for the brand web page CMS (content management system) according to the relevant requirements brief.
  • Contribute to department and work related meetings as required to best perform the role and to achieve open channels of constructive communication in areas of ideation and strategy.
  • Quality check and proof all personal design and production output to ensure completed work is error-free, meets the brief, and achieves the desired design standards and brand guidelines. Assist with proofing the design production of the junior members of the team.
  • Ensure work produced is consistent with the creative direction and brand guidelines defined by the Director of Creative.
  • Ensuring the effective maintenance of creative content on client websites ensuring all design work is optimized for best practice
  • Support the more junior members of the design team by sharing advice, assistance and encouragement.
  • Maintain strong working relationships with team members, creative studio teams in other locations, stakeholders and establish good, effective communication levels required to provide effective design advice and guidance to clients.
  • Review and proof (Inc. sign off) all digital design deliverables to ensure all content is complying with Brand guidelines and regulatory frameworks including CAP
  • Proactively provide support to the Creative Studio Manager on a daily basis, be a team player and actively seek out opportunities to assist the team.
  • Providing feedback and recommendations to assist the Creative Studio Manager to obtain sign off from/for business
  • Following and delivering best practice Design methodology and process throughout the team to ensure the delivery of design consistency and customer centricity
  • Responsible for the upkeep of the visual elements of all brand communications.
  • Proactively research industries, market trends and competitor reports to have a full understanding of competitors and other markets to be able to make suggestions for new ideas, technology and thought methods

Specialist Skills and Experience Required

  • Experience working in a design studio or creative agency at Mid-Weight level (or Junior Level for at least 2 years).
  • University-level education in web design, graphic design or equivalent work experience.
  • Previous experience in the creation of digital products, platforms, Web & Mobile experiences, Mobile applications.
  • Excellent Adobe Photoshop & illustrator skills, able to produce production-ready assets for developers.
  • Understanding of Flash animation, video editing, motion graphics knowledge (after effects) preferable.
  • Good understanding of User Experience, User Centered Design and Responsive Web Design on mobile platforms such as iOS and Android.
  • Ability to create simple, effective, engaging web graphics.
  • Knowledge of printing processes, preparing artwork for printing is beneficial.
  • Skilled in 3D design tools such as 3DS Max, 4D Cinema is advantageous.
  • Good understanding of Brand guidelines & design principles for offline and online media

For more information please email

We regret that due to current volumes, we are unable to acknowledge every application. All successful candidates will be contacted as soon as possible. If you are contacted, please note that, as part of the registration process, you will be required to provide us with proof of identity and proof of eligibility to work in the UK.

Betting Appointments, part of the St George's Recruitment Group, is acting as an employment agency in regard to this vacancy. We specialise in finding great jobs for great people; our consultants handle a wide range of roles within the betting and gaming industry. If you're looking for a fresh approach to betting and gaming recruitment, please contact us now