Print Designer

Job Type:
Leeds, United Kingdom

The role: Print Designer

We are looking for a Print Designer to join our fast-growing Creative Studio, based in our Leeds 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: -

You will become an integral part of our Creative Studio team and will be responsible for creating print graphics such as event logos, trophies, branded merchandise, flyers, brochures, large format display pieces, signage and stationery as requested by Events Marketing within the Stars Group. You’ll also need the ability to visualise 3d event spaces and plan event spaces.

Reporting to and working with our Live Events Design Manager, you will support the team by designing all the pieces required for a successful poker tournament. You will review print samples and suggest improvements for production, as well as proofreading and preparing artwork files.  Your role will be to deliver creative execution that is on brief, on time and on brand.  You will strive to produce high standards of work and maintain brand consistency across all design touchpoints.  

Our studio is a fast-paced environment, so you’ll need to keep a cool head under pressure and be a strong communicator with great interpersonal skills. Equipped with excellent typography, layout and photographic retouching skills, you’ll need to take a design from concept to print.

Who are we looking for: -

We are looking for an experienced print designer with a strong portfolio in graphic design and an excellent knowledge of applications for print production, including all stages of the production cycles – 4 color, spot colors, PDF and printer ready files.  

You will need to be able to visualise and design materials to be printed, such as event logos, trophies, branded merchandise, flyers, brochures, large format display pieces, signage and stationery and carry out photo research and image retouching.   You will need the ability to think outside of the box to come up with creative ideas along with excellent attention to detail skills to ensure all artwork is accurate and delivered on brief and within agreed timescales.

(Please include an online portfolio of your work as part of your application).

As the ideal candidate, you will have: -

Excellent design ability using Adobe Illustrator , Adobe Photoshop and Adobe InDesign is required.  Knowledge of, or experience in the Poker industry would be a bonus. Any experience in other creative disciplines (Illustration, Animation, 3D) – we have teams that specialize in these areas but the ability to consult with them or work with them on projects.

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.

N.B This role is internally known as Live Event Designer