Design Studio Manager
The Design Studio Manager is a newly created position within our client’s marketing department and will be responsible for the smooth running of the company’s brand and design output. Who’s main concern is studying the players, understanding their behaviour, and architecting a user journey that enables the players to achieve their best in the market gambling experience with minimal effort. Hiring a great team, designing optimal work-flows, quality controls, implementing best practices, managing resources…while delivering great work for the business.
The design studio will be an internal business service, including but not limited to:
Own the UI/UX vertical via collaboration with the company’s in-house development teams to oversee the development of the UI/UX through the full development lifecycle. Overall adherence to brand guidelines.
Graphic design output for onsite, offline, bought channels for products and offers.
Social Graphics and videos for engagement.
UX roadmap, testing, evaluation and improvement.
Video animation and asset delivery to TV channels etc.
Later down the line, to produce, edit and traffic proprietary content [e.g. onsite functional SEO, articles, videos, podcasts].
To oversee the delivery of any branded products such as new apps, UI facelifts etc.
Design and implement processes, workflows and quality control.
Oversee and own resource planning and scheduling.
Execute design at all levels, from systems/flow design, to UX design, to visual design.
Build and maintain a preferred supplier database of freelancers.
Ensure the business owners are fully compliant with designed processes to ensure efficient briefing, and that the team is briefed on time.
Final sign off before all graphics leave the studio.
Constantly evaluate technology to support improving productivity and reduce red tape.
Support the marketing team evaluating technologies to improve performance, transparency and ROI.
Being a part of a design team of seven people and having two UI/UX Designers as direct reports.
Demonstrated ability to not only participate in, but own and execute end-to-end design, from concept through prototype to shipped product.
Strong UI/UX design and graphical design background, with a clear sense of art direction, 5+ years of experience.
A clear understanding of visual brand management and processes.
Hands-on, with design contribution.
An experienced practitioner of the Adobe Creative Suite.
Exposure and/or experience of Bannerflow and WordPress.