Vacancy Type:
23 (GVC)
About The Role
The Design Team Lead is responsible for the creative output of the design team, maintaining standards and guiding and managing a team of designers.

The Design Team Lead reports to the Head of Design and Content and is required to manage the day-to-day running of the team. They will proactively manage and organise projects within agreed timescales and liaise directly with Stakeholders on a daily basis. 

A key responsibility of the role is providing visual direction on projects and ensuring brand guidelines are adhered to.We are looking for someone hands-on, creative, highly organised, process-driven and energetic, with a super positive work ethic and attitude.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Managing and motivating a dedicated team of designers
  • Overseeing all design tasks while providing feedback and guidance to the team
  • Taking ownership of conceptual projects – working with Stakeholders to deliver creative ideation across new or headline marketing promotions
  • Proven experience in working on and delivering large scale marketing campaigns
  • Supporting Account Managers by improving procedures, resulting in a more efficient service
  • Setting and maintaining the standard and quality of work delivered by the team
  • Ensuring projects are delivered on time and deadlines are achieved so that the marketing teams can publish up-to-the-minute content to customers
  • Liaising with stakeholders, gathering feedback and making sure feedback is implemented correctly by the team
  • Presenting and substantiating work when necessary while communicating key points effectively to Stakeholders
  • Ensuring brand guidelines are met and maintained, presenting a consistent and coherent brand image to customers
  • Communicating effectively with the Head of Design and Content, team members, and Stakeholders to ensure key project information is shared and understood by everyone involved
Participating in the assessment of third party suppliers and collaborate with them on projects when required
  • Strong Experience working with and managing digital designers
  • Proven experience working in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Proven experience in leading and managing a design team
  • Proven track record of building strong and effective working relationships
  • Excellent sense of composition and layout, typography and color
  • Excellent understanding of branding
  • Excellent understanding of creative and visual standards
  • Highly organised and detail-oriented approach to working
  • Strong working knowledge of Mac OSX platform
  • Bachelor degree in graphic, creative or art design (preferable) or a similar related field
  • Digital and motion graphics experience
  • Online portfolio of work
Additional Information
At GVC, the ambition, focus, energy and character of our digital marketing teams makes sure they’re ready for whatever we throw at them. Bring your skills to a business with the drive to match your own. Bring your resilience, and as part of our team you’ll make the world’s most amazing entertainment and gaming even more memorable. All underpinned with our commitment to responsibility and ethics. For the good of entertainment.
About The Company
Our portfolio of sports betting and gaming companies includes some of the most well-known brands in the industry, such as Ladbrokes, bwin, and Coral. We’ve a huge high street presence with an increasing share of online gaming activity. We take our commitment to safeguarding our customers extremely seriously. We make sure they know their limits and we work with them to make sure everyone enjoys our products and services responsibly.
Ready to bring it on? Bring your spark and ambition to GVC and you can be adventurous from the start. For the good of entertainment. Apply now!

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At GVC we're a diverse team, sharing a commitment to quality and success

Whether you're playing a key role in your local community as part of our retail team, or working out the next big gaming trends in our digital team, you'll enjoy a culture and a benefits package that we're extremely proud of.