Stratford
Vacancy Type:
Permanent
23 May 2024

This role is a pivotal part of our internal creative agencyYou will creatively lead and inspire a team of designers (static and motion) providing design direction across our global brands and marketing campaigns, ensuring they are executed to the highest standards across a variety of mediums and channels.  

 

You will be confident interpreting all manner of multi-discipline briefs, every interaction a customer has with our brands from the ads they see in the world, to the emails they get in their inbox. Your team will create and innovative award winning work that tell stories and drive business performance.

 
Please ensure a link to your portfolio of work is available on your CV upon application.

What you'll do

  • Set and lead the vision for design across our brands, being the go-to brand guardian of all design assets.
  • Acts as the go to Design craft lead and mentor for the team. 
  • Line manage and lead a team of Design Leads
  • Lead a team to generate insightful, strategically grounded design concepts and branding design projects from conception to completion.
  • Lead brand guideline development for design assets across our suite of brands 
  • Explore and shape creative ideas and align them with strategic brand goals.
  • Lead pitches and obtain buy-in from stakeholders.
  • Introduce and deliver brand consistency across all design touch points.
  • Review and approve design concept and work developed by the team, ensuring that deliverables address marketing goals and challenges effectively.
  • Partner with internal stakeholders and external agencies to effectively raise the bar and deliver high quality, creative work.
  • Lead brainstorming sessions with the creative team, maintaining strategic thinking to develop innovative and actionable initiatives in a fiscally responsible manner
  • Analyse brand tracking, market trends, consumer needs, and the competitor landscape
  • Implement best practice, tools and processes to ensure we have optimal workflows in place to deliver at scale 
  • Collaborate with multiple stakeholders to create award winning work
  • Some international travel will be needed as part of this role 

Who you are

  • Proven experience of leading design teams for multiple brands
  • A track record of successful creative work (please include portfolio with your application)
  • Experience of leading teams through change and transformation
  • Experience of leading remote teams
  • Excellent understanding of the design principles, of typography and motion design 
  • Experience of leading a large, multi-location team in a high volume digital business
  • Demonstrable experience in some/all of the following (Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, Cinema 4D)
  • Practical experience across conceptual design, branding, campaign branding, advertising and all integrated channels. 
  • Experience of leading teams through change and transformation
  • Experience of building credible relationships whereby positive tangible business outcomes is achieved
 

What we offer

At Entain, we know that signing top players requires a great starting package, and plenty of support to inspire peak performance. Join us, and a competitive salary is just the beginning. Working for us in the UK, you can expect to receive great benefits like:

  • Life insurance
  • Pension contributions
  • Retail discounts
  • Financial wellbeing support
  • Holiday buy/sell
  • EAP – Employee assistance programme
  • Access to Unmind for personal wellbeing support
  • ShareSave – a chance to share in the company’s success

And outside of this, you’ll have the chance to turn recognition from leaders and colleagues into amazing prizes. Join a winning team of talented people and be a part of an inclusive and supporting community where everyone is celebrated for being themselves. 

 

Should you need any adjustments or accommodations to the recruitment process, at either application or interview, please contact us.

 

Sports betting, gaming and interactive entertainment is changing, and we’re leading that change. By putting people first. By placing exciting, engaging and entertaining experiences at more fingertips than ever before. 

 

We're pulling into pole position by pushing boundaries further. With innovation. With technology. But most importantly, with people like you. Because when you join the Entain family, it’s your game. So let’s win together.

About Entain

We may sit on the FTSE100, but for millions of customers worldwide, we’re the brands they hold in their hands – and heart. As the home of household names like Ladbrokes, Foxy and PartyPoker, to name just a few, we elevate lives with moments of excitement. And right now we’re elevating ourselves above the competition. We’re leading the industry in bold new directions - and it’s our diverse and talented team who are making this possible. Believe us, the best is yet to come. For our customers. For our future. For your career.

DEI and Wellbeing @ Entain

Our vision is to be the world leader in betting, gaming and interactive entertainment, and we know that the most successful businesses are the most sustainable ones. Diversity and inclusion is key to sustainability and success and our goal is to attract, engage and retain the best talent globally, bringing the best thinking to our business from inside and outside of our sector. Our ambition is to make sure everyone at Entain feels valued, respected and included. Inclusion is embedded in everything we do, because we know when we feel respected and heard, we do our best work. Sustainability drives everything we do, and doing what’s right is one of our core values. Diverse teams have more creativity, imagination, innovation and problem solving capabilities. We are committed to tackling inequalities and creating a diverse and inclusive business. Here, we celebrate our individual differences, and make sure everyone feels supported, respected, and empowered to thrive – and that starts from the moment you apply to join us. We want our employees to feel healthy and supported at home and at work. That’s why we have our Well-me programme, which provides information, tools and training to help our people look after their mental and physical wellbeing in ways that matter to them.

Life @ Entain

We’re a team who love to play, and win, together. We love building bonds between our people, and we love to build your career up too. Join us, and we won’t just be your employer, we’ll be your biggest cheerleader. We’ll give you the power to lead the conversation on your learning and career goals from day one, and then get behind you with all the support you need to take your career – and our business – to new heights.