Location:
Gibraltar
Vacancy Type:
Permanent
About The Role

The Digital Design Manager is an experience and senior individual responsible for managing a large in-house team of expert digital designers in the production of first class marketing materials for the Gala & Foxy Gaming Brands. The Digital Design manager is also responsible for the international distribution and implementation of design guidelines, assets and training to enable all satellite Creative studio teams (Philippines and London) to deliver on brand, high quality, effective asset production. The Digital Design Manager must foster strong working partnerships with Brand stakeholders and agencies in order to drive distinctive, market leading design ideation for the visual aspects of the Gala & Foxy Gaming Brands portfolio.

 

The Digital Design Manager is a crucial part of the Studio team within the Creative department and reports into the Director of Creative. 

  • Responsible for the effective management and delivery of all digital design activity on all online channels for all brands.
  • Provide leadership and direction to the team cultivating a culture where continuous improvement is embraced.
  • Providing key support to the Director of Creative in defining the design values that align to the creative strategy set for each brand.
  • Provide development, coaching, objectives and goal setting, performance management and other people policies as required from time to time; ensure team is motivated, productive and fully compliant with all regulations, legislation.
  • Schedule and delegate all digital design requests to the team ensuring briefing forms are adequately completed as per the agreed criteria, and ensuring high standards of work throughout all the team's deliverables, with all due dates are met and tasks prioritised in line with business requirements.
  • Assume responsibilities for the successful hand over, training and proofing of campaign, brand and other design initiatives through into international studio teams to ensure effective high quality production on brand. (ie: Uk, Manila, Tel Aviv)
  • Maintain strong working relationships with stakeholders and establish good, effective communication levels required to provide effective design advice and guidance to clients.
  • Review and proof (Inc. sign off) all digital design deliverables to ensure all content is complying with Brand guidelines and regulatory frameworks including CAP
  • Drive the process for campaign and brand ideation to cultivate a culture of leadership through design into the design teams.
  • Track all digital design tasks through the workflow management system to ensure the smooth flow of work through design studio and client, ensuring a successful feedback & iteration process through to sign off.
  • Effectively collaborate with the Creative Studio Manager & Production Team to plan and schedule resources based on availability & suitability for optimum production.
  • Consulting and advising on all projects across the business where design input is required, and liaising with third parties when necessary to ensure all materials are executed to high quality and on brand.
  • Work with Brand team to create strong, distinctive Brand design and Brand Guidelines to ensure that all activity delivered is consistent with the Brand positionings.
  • Providing feedback and recommendations to assist the Director of Creative, Head of Studio & Production Manager to obtain sign off from/for business
  • Working with research partners to plan approach, test and validate design solutions with customers to ensure the designs are fit for purpose
  • Implementing best practice Design methodology and process throughout the team to ensure the delivery of design consistency and customer centricity
  • Post-campaign assessments and quality checks of production output to ensure completed work is error-free and can be reused if necessary
  • Responsible for the upkeep and evolution of the visual elements of all brand communications
  • Maintain full awareness and understanding of appropriate legislation for relevant channels and ensure all activity is approved by Compliance and Legal team(s); ensure that all materials are consistent with Licence conditions and code(s) of practice; ensure all staff are trained and familiar with Responsible Gambling requirements and knowledge is consistently and effectively updated
  • Proactively research industries, market trends and competitor reports to have a full understanding of competitors and other markets to be able to make suggestions for new ideas, technology and thought methods
 
Specialist Skills and Experience Required
  • Senior level of experience in managing lead design teams in a highly productionised environment
  • Experience/ understanding of Creative agency approach to design leadership
  • Strong stakeholder management experience
  • Previous experience of strategic planning and budget management
  • University-level education in design, media, art, or similar
  • Strong understanding of Brand guidelines & design principles for offline and online media
  • Ability to create simple, engaging web graphics
  • Strong communications skills (written, verbal and presentational)
  • Strong organizational and project management skills
  • Ability to develop strong working relationships with internal and third party service providers
  • Previous track record of creating innovative digital experiences that yield an impressive ROI
  • Management and mentoring skills

Ready for us to bring it on? Bring your energy and drive and let’s entertain millions. For the good of entertainment. Apply now!

Additional Information

The focused expertise of our talented digital teams creates products that millions enjoy. Working in amazing locations, always restless and working at pace to deliver the next gaming trend, they know how to bring it on. We’re GVC, the world’s largest sports betting and gaming company. Here in the sunshine of Gibraltar we’re ready for your bold ideas and energy. 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.

Our Culture As Real As It gets

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.