Lead Creative Designer

  • Location: London
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job reference: 19005

We are recruiting a Lead Designer for a new cutting edge and innovative online casino brand in Central London.

This is a unique opportunity for a highly talented, self-motivated and multi-disciplined designer, with exceptional UI and marketing design skills, to take ownership of the creative direction and design execution of a new exciting online gambling brand straight from the initial brand creation stages.  

The successful candidate will work directly with the brand manager at the London office, and a team of designers remotely, managing their work and time lines to insure all deadlines are met, whilst taking lead on all UI/UX and mobile focused projects. 

The ideal candidate should have an eye for clean and artful design, possess superior UI skills and be competent in all facets of the design process. A proven track record of website and mobile design is essential, as is project and man management experience.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Champion the creative design development of a new mobile focused online casino brand 
  • Own, manage and execute the design of marketing and advertising assets adhering the brand guidelines 
  • Development and design of web landing pages and promotional material for campaigns including email marketing, creation of adverts, web banners and print material.
  • HTML source code and CSS style sheet building.
  • Using project management software to maintain design schedule and ensure administration of work load is updated. 
  • Collaborate with brand manager, project stakeholders, development team and work collaboratively with fellow designers and the development team to help create exceptional user experiences, site designs and promotions. 
  • Define and implement innovative solutions for the brand’s  visual development and users’ experience.
  • Conceptualize original ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness to complex design roadblocks.
  • Efficient project and time management across multiple projects for the design team.
  • Contribute to idea generation and brainstorming sessions.

Key Skills & Experience:

  • 5+ years of experience ideally within a start-up environment in the online gaming industry.
  • A natural designer, being able to work from concept to final design.
  • Excellent skills in Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, and Dreamweaver, HTML5/CSS3
  • PHP / ASP would be a distinct advantage.
  • Experience is launching new brands with direct involvement from concept stages, creation of interface and design wire frames through to web design development is a preferred skill. 
  • An expert in the User Interface field, having a good knowledge of UX, and capable of creating pixel-perfect buttons, icons, sliders, etc. being able to make the most of a small interface.
  • Fluent in responsive design of high performance web pages, and mobile/tablet UI.
  • Passionate about understanding current and emerging UX/UI and mobile design trends.  
  • Specialising in a digital background with a strong portfolio.
  • Precise layout skills with an exceptional eye for detail.
  • A solid understanding of the technical abilities and limitations of web and mobile technologies.

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