Senior Digital Animation Designer

Job Type:
Leeds, United Kingdom

The role: Senior Digital Animation Designer

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

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: -

Working across all our product verticals, we will need you to produce creative digital animated design conception across varying digital formats with strong skills in Flash, After Effects and 3D applications. This includes analysing briefs, helping to manage large projects from initial brief through to completion and also working with the other design disciplines. To work closely with the Digital Animation Design Manager and Traffic Manager to recommend best practice and input into the overall direction of the Digital Animation Team.

You will maintain and grow Design Studio working relationships across the business. Your role will be to help inspire the team members within our Digital Animations team. You will produce high level creative concept design, working in conjunction with our Digital Animation Manger.

You will assist in the management of workloads and scheduling of tasks in the team including helping to support growth and training and to inspire the team creatively. You will manage and lead the work of project teams as directed by our Digital Animation Manger through to completion.

Who are we looking for: -

We are looking for an experienced designer with a strong portfolio showing a thorough understanding and experience in digital animation design. You should be confident analysing briefs and providing feedback. You will need advanced knowledge of Adobe CS in particular Adobe Flash, Adobe After Effects and 3D applications (Cinema 4D preferred).

(Please include examples of your digital animations experience as part of your application).

As the ideal candidate, you will have: -

Knowledge or interest of Casino, Sports Bet 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.