Senior Designer

Job Type:
Leeds, United Kingdom

The role: Senior Designers – Casino, Poker & Sports

We are looking for several Senior Designers to join our Creative Studio team based in our Leeds service office.

Why we need you:

As we continue to expand our Marketing Centre of Excellence we require confident Senior Designers who are able to combine Marketing acumen, creativity and branding design expertise to deliver engaging campaigns and promotions.

As a Senior Designer, you’ll play a key role in delivering exciting, high-profile projects for our brands. Working closely with the Design Manager & Creatives, you’ll be responsible for concepts across multiple projects and all mediums as requested by internal stakeholders. You will also be responsible for ensuring that all work is on brief, maintains the brand image and is executed within the timelines. As a Senior Designer you must have strong proven design skills (awards are good) a keen eye for detail, great typographical knowledge and the ability to deliver award winning design solutions alongside a talented team of like-minded designers.

Working with our global brands, the role will offer the chance to be part of the ever-evolving landscape they dominate in a fast-paced entertainment world.

You will be creating concepts and visual identities for campaigns and promotions across websites, social media and product as requested by internal stakeholders.  You’ll assist the Design Manager in building and maintaining high level working relationships and services and when requested, in refining robust procedures. Sourcing, downloading and retouching editorial or stock images for use in promotional graphics and social media will be a part of your role and also liaising with Sports News and Social Media teams. As part of this role you will also liaise with other branches of Design Studio and Stakeholders as needed on a day-to-day basis, to deliver requested assets.

Please include examples of your online portfolio as part of your application, showing a deep understanding and your experience in online digital graphics design.

Who are we looking for:

We are looking for self-motivated and experienced Senior Designers who take a collaborative approach to design and ensure all work is on brief, on brand and within timelines to champion the brand.

You should have a relevant degree / diploma in design or equivalent combination of education /experience and advanced knowledge of Adobe CS5 software on Mac platform, particularly Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign.  You will need excellent typographic and photo retouching skills and be used to working in a fast-paced environment within established processes and strong brand guidelines.

You should have a strong portfolio showing a thorough understanding and experience in online digital graphics design. You’ll need strong interpersonal and organizational skills with an adaptable and positive attitude as well as good problem-solving skills.

As the ideal candidate, you will have:

Knowledge or interest of Poker, Online Poker, Online Casino and Sports-betting industries. Experience in other creative disciplines (Illustration, Animation, 3D) – we have teams that specialise in these areas but the ability to consult with them or work with them on projects would be helpful. Any prior experience supporting junior designers and/or freelancers – assisting in design refinement and reviewing work would be useful.

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). 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

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 Marketing Services department.