Animations Designer

Category:
Marketing
Job Type:
Location:
Leeds, United Kingdom

The role: Animations Designer

We are looking for an Animations Designer to join our team based in our Leeds service office.

Why we need you:-

To produce creative digital animated design across varying digital formats. You’ll need strong skills in After Effects, Cinema 4D and other 3D animation applications including Adobe Animate for this role. You will be producing digital advertising graphics and banners in varying formats (HTML, GIF, JPG) for social media graphics, videos and facebook canvasses. You’ll help analyse briefs, input creatively on large projects from initial brief through to completion and work with the other design disciplines.

As part of this role, you will work closely with the Digital Animation Design Manager and Senior Motion Graphics Designer and maintain and grow Design Studio working relationships across the business. This is the ideal next step for an expert Animations Designer to join our new Creative Studio team in Leeds and help encourage and assist the members within the Digital Animations team.

Who are we looking for:-

We are looking for a creative thinker, who can think outside of the box for effective and creative solutions. You’ll have a degree and/or diploma in design or equivalent combination of education/experience. Advanced knowledge of Adobe CC in particular; Adobe After Effects and Photoshop, Animate and Cinema 4D along with other 3D applications, as well as strong typography skills.

We are a small internal design team that work with various internal stakeholders to create graphics and promotions for the business. Our promotions are often event specific, so jobs can be very time sensitive and requires strong organisational and time management skills. We are always seeking to improve and push the quality of our graphics across our Sportsbook, Casino and Poker verticals.

(Please include a portfolio of your work as part of your application, which demonstrates your understanding and experience in digital animation design.)

As the ideal candidate, you will have:-

Knowledge or interest of gaming and the online Poker industry.

What’s in it for you?

The salary for this job is based on experience, so whilst we are not able to go into detail at this stage, we can say that we offer great salary packages and a discretionary annual performance bonus. We can also provide advice and dedicated assistance to those moving to Leeds.

We offer health and dental insurance for you, your partner and your children (if you all live at the same address). You can make the most of our personal interest allowance in order to learn something new or pursue a hobby. If you have a baby whilst you work for us, we will give you 1000 GBP as congratulations.

In addition to that, we provide the opportunity for a discounted gym membership.

Our in-house training and development team deliver fantastic support in terms of developing your skills and helping you progress your career
What happens next?

We will seek to get back to you as soon as possible. If you meet the criteria, then we’ll invite you to a phone interview and if that goes well we’ll meet you for a face-to-face interview

The Group

The Stars Group is the ultimate owner of industry leading gaming brands such as PokerStars, PokerStars Casino, BetStars, Full Tilt, and the PokerStars Live brands, and through its ownership of Sky Betting & Gaming, a mobile-led leading online gaming operator, licenses the Sky Bet, Sky Vegas, Sky Casino, Sky Bingo and Sky Poker online gaming brands. Collectively, these and other brands of The Stars Group have millions of registered customers globally, forming one of the world’s largest publicly listed online gaming companies. This role is in the Group’s Leeds service office in the Group Marketing Services department.