Senior Visual Designer

Job Type:
St Julian's, Malta

The role:

The Poker UX team is looking for a Senior UI/Visual Designer. Your role will be integral to the customer-centric design process the team embraces today, crafting aesthetically pleasing gameplay experiences for players. This is an exciting role where you will become a part of an agile environment innovating new experiences for poker players across the world.

Why we need you:

In this position, you`ll design industry-standard visual solutions for new poker features and products for PokerStars.

You`ll partner with stakeholders, developers, branding & marketing and other departments crafting solutions that meet customer needs and business objectives. You`ll work on a variety of projects across multiple platforms (including native apps, desktop software and responsive sites).

Together with the UX designers, you`ll apply a high level of polish to wireframes and prototypes to deliver compelling player-facing designs and game artwork. Working with the UX team, you`ll ensure customer journeys are consistent with product style-guides and the player journey is seamless and entertaining. You`ll work with wider design and development teams to shape how work is delivered.

You`ll present solutions to executive stakeholders rationalising and clearly communicating your design decisions, process and benefits for the end-user.

You`ll use design to add moments of delight for players through graphics, interactions, transitions, and animations. To achieve all this, you are proficient with Adobe Creative Cloud, Sketch and other common design tools, have a great eye for detail and consistency.

Who are we looking for:

You have a comprehensive understanding of product design and experience being an integral part of a Design team preferably from an in-house environment. You are an effective communicator and a standout colleague.

As the ideal candidate, you will have:

As a perfect candidate, you have at least 3 years as a UI/Visual Designer, degree in Graphic Design / UI Design / Multimedia or equivalent work experience. Previous experience in the online gaming/poker industry would be considered a benefit.

What`s in it for you?

The salary for this job is based on experience, so whilst we are not able to provide such details at this stage, we can confirm that we do offer an excellent salary and benefits package. Our benefits include a discretionary annual performance bonus, premium health and dental insurance for you, your partner and your children (providing you all live at the same address), and a generous company contribution into a private pension scheme every month.

We have an Employee Assistance Programme where you receive complimentary and confidential support from professionals who offer independent advice 24/7. To support you in developing your skills and career, we will provide ongoing training.

We contribute €5.25 daily towards your breakfast and lunch. In addition, there is free fresh fruit, snacks and drinks. As an advocate of work life balance, we offer PIA; an annual personal interest allowance where we encourage personal learning outside of working hours; e.g. driving lessons, cookery classes and circus training (to name a few that our people have used this towards).

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.

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 Malta office in the Poker department.