UI Designer

Business Support Leeds, United Kingdom

Position at The Stars Group

The role: UI Designer

We are looking for a UI Designer join our busy and dynamic Product Management team based in our Leeds office.

Why we need you: -

This role will be working on the most critical, strategic projects at the heart of the world’s largest public online gaming business, with funding and opportunities to match our huge ambition.

It’s your chance to work on greenfield developments where you’ll build and run new products that will ultimately be used by millions around the world, building on your career so far and learning new tech skills to solve problems that only exist at this scale.

We’ll look for you to participate in regular innovation sessions, product reviews, and design sprints. You’ll keep up to date with latest industry trends and share this with internal communities. You’ll contribute to UI, Style and Brand guidelines for both internal & external use and help support your design colleagues in UX and User research.

You can expect to work in a dynamic, collaborative, transparent, non-hierarchal culture, where like-minded people thrive in a fast-paced, results driven type of organisation.

We’ll also ask you to cover our rapidly evolving multi-channel products, and occasionally work on exciting projects outside of the agile workflow.

Who we are looking for: -

We’re looking for a strong communicator to come in and build successful relationships with fellow designers, our research and insights teams, product managers, marketing executives, developers, business analysts and solutions architects. You’ll be an expert in UI design and create visually rich, yet usable and persuasive designs for mobile, tablet and desktop environments, ideally with some experience in native iOS.

You will have a comprehensive understanding of the principals, methodology and practices of visual design with proven ­­hands-on experience in a team working environment. As well as, expertise in contributing to the uptake of UI pattern libraries and a design system.

You’ll have experience in interaction design, the tactile nature of using a product is at the core of your design methodology and the ability to translate your vision using motion tools is second nature. While also having knowledge of the latest visual design stack including Sketch, Zeplin and Adobe Creative suite.

You will have experience using Microsoft office and tools such as Jira and confluence, as well as experience in working with brand teams, translating global brand vision into day to day user friendly solutions.

As the ideal candidate, you will have: -

Experience in online user research tools and facilitating in-house ‘lab’ and guerrilla style user research that help validate concepts and designs, as well as, exposure to persona creation and user journey mapping is desirable.

Experience in Lean UX, the principles of and the application within a design process and A/B and Multivariate Testing using online tools to drive optimisation, e.g. Maxymiser or Optimizely is a plus.

Understanding of Wireframing & prototyping tools, such as Axure RP, Sketch, as well as, experience in web analytics for driving conversion / acquisition / retention. Exposure of HTML/CSS/JavaScript, and experience of working with developers is also beneficial.

What’s in it for you?

The salary for this job is based on experience, so whilst we are not able to go into detail at this stage, we can say that we offer great salary packages and a discretionary annual performance bonus. We can also provide advice and dedicated assistance to those moving to Leeds.

We offer health and dental insurance for you, your partner and your children (if you all live at the same address). You can make the most of our personal interest allowance in order to learn something new or pursue a hobby. If you have a baby whilst you work for us, we will give you 1000 GBP as congratulations.

In addition to that, we provide the opportunity for a discounted gym membership.

Our in-house training and development team deliver fantastic support in terms of developing your skills and helping you progress your career.

What happens next?

We will aim to get back to you as soon as possible. If you meet the criteria, then we’ll invite you to a phone interview and if that goes well we’ll meet you for a face-to-face interview.

The Group

The Stars Group is the ultimate owner of industry leading gaming brands such as PokerStars, PokerStars Casino, BetStars, Full Tilt, and the PokerStars Live brands, and through its ownership of Sky Betting & Gaming, a mobile-led leading online gaming operator, licenses the Sky Bet, Sky Vegas, Sky Casino, Sky Bingo and Sky Poker online gaming brands. Collectively, these and other brands of The Stars Group have millions of registered customers globally, forming one of the world’s largest publicly listed online gaming companies. This role is in the Group’s Leeds service office in the Product Management department.