Digital Animation Designer

Job Type:
Leeds, United Kingdom

The role: Digital Animation Designer

We are looking for a Digital Animation Designer to join our expanding Creative Studio, based in our Leeds service office.

Are you our next super star?

We are building a new Marketing Centre of Excellence in Leeds and we’re looking for individuals with big ideas and the ability to think creatively and outside of the box. You will become part of a company that gives you everything you need to create winning moments to push your own boundaries and build the best experience for our millions of players around the world.

So, who are we? We’re home to some of the biggest, most exciting brands in the online gaming industry, with offices, events and players all over the world. We’re the ultimate owner of such brands as PokerStars, PokerStars Casino, BetStars, Full Tilt, Sky Bet, Sky Vegas, Sky Casino, Sky Bingo, Sky Poker and BetEasy, as well as live poker tour and event brands.

Why we need you: -

We need you to be responsible for creative digital animated design across varying digital formats.  You will provide high level creative design ideas and lead the work of project teams, as directed.

As part of this role, you will take responsibility for analysing briefs, helping to input creatively on large projects from initial brief through to completion and will also involve working with the other design disciplines.  Working closely with our Digital Animation Design Manager to maintain and grow the design studio working relationships across the business.

You will create motion graphics to assist the business across all areas, including HTML5/Flash/Gif animated banners and creation of social media concepts/graphics, including facebook canvas and homepage takeovers.

(Please include an online portfolio as part of your application for this role, which shows your understanding and experience in digital animation design.)

Who are we looking for: -

We are looking for an experienced digital aminations designer with strong typographic skills. You should have a relevant degree/diploma in design or equivalent combination of education/experience.

You’ll need to have advanced knowledge of Adobe CC in particular; Animate, After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator and Cinema 4D, along with other 3D applications and be used to working in a fast-paced environment within established processes to follow strong brand guidelines.

As the ideal candidate, you will have: -

Knowledge or interest of Poker and 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 aim 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.