Graphic Designer at Betfred USA Sports LLCPosted on: 06/16/2022
Tags: indesign illustrator photoshop
**Job Title:** Graphic Designer **Department:** Marketing **Location:** Las Vegas, NV **Reporting To:** Creative Director **Overview** Betfred Sports is the wholly owned US subsidiary of Betfred Group, a Warrington, United Kingdom based bookmaker that owns and operates more than 1,500 betting shops in the UK as well as industry leading online and mobile products in the UK and Spain. Betfred Group, founded by brothers Fred and Peter Done in 1967, created Las Vegas based Betfred Sports in 2019 specifically to enter the robust and ever-expanding US sports betting market. Betfred Sports is a licensed operator in Arizona, Iowa, Pennsylvania, Louisiana, Washington and Colorado. Betfred Sports intends to be open soon in Maryland and Nevada upon obtaining the requisite licensing and regulatory approvals. To support our growth in the US, we are now looking to recruit a hardworking and enthusiastic Graphic Designer focusing on providing excellent cohesive designs for a variety of platforms to Betfred Sports customers. This role is based in Las Vegas, Nevada and will report to the Creative Director. We are looking for someone who has a passion for graphic design and is willing to grow with the company and share in its success. Betfred Sports offers a very competitive benefits package for qualified candidates and is an equal opportunity employer. Come join our growing team! **Responsibilities** · Work directly with and take direction from the Creative Director for execution of brand creative that translates business and marketing objectives into designs that are clear, compelling, visually exciting, and easy to understand. · Conceptualize, design and implement various creative graphics including website, app images, email campaigns and templates, social media banners (rich and static), advertisements (online and print), brochures and any other marketing items needed. · Collaborate with the creative and marketing team on timelines, projects, campaigns and creative direction. · Ensure visual identity is consistent across all visual branding and communications. · Develop graphics and visual or audio images for product illustrations, logos, and websites. · Serve cross-functional and internal teams with creative needs, including partnering in brainstorms, creating assets and designing communications or company materials to achieve business objectives. · Discuss creative direction, brand consistency and top standards for Marketing materials improvement. · Resize and produce art in various formats and file types for multiple use. · Accurately prepare creative files and materials for printing to ensure the highest quality on all collateral pieces. · Carry a design through the entire project process, making revisions or creating new versions as needed in order to fulfill the brief’s deliverables; preparing assets to be handed off. · Review final layouts and suggest improvements if required. · Liaise with external printers on a regular basis to ensure deadlines are met and material is printed to the highest quality. · Present designs to management. · Incorporate changes recommended by the clients into the final design. · Review designs for errors prior to printing or publishing. · Act as a Lead and Mentor to junior designers. · Organize and maintain digital files and other assets that are created and used by the creative team. · Must obtain and maintain a gaming license when required in jurisdictions where Betfred Sports does business. **Experience and Skills** · Must be at least 21 years of age. · Possesses a strong portfolio with engaging designs. · Passionate about design and enthusiastic about being part of a team. · Resourceful in problem solving and when encountering obstacles. · Proactively seeks opportunities to support the team. · Strong technical skills in comping and presentation preparation. · Strong typography, layout, hierarchy, branding understanding and skills. · Proficiency in Mac OSX, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Microsoft Office and Acrobat. · Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand English. · Excellent verbal and written communication skills. · Creative with the ability to multi-task in a dynamic work environment. · Understands how to identify and meet targeted deadlines. · Can design for both print & digital. · Minimum of 2-3 years in a graphic design role or relevant experience, preferably in the sports and gaming industry. · Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a team environment; performs under minimal daily supervision, receiving guidance from Senior Graphic Designer. · Exceptional creativity and innovation. · Excellent time management and organizational skills. · Accuracy and attention to detail. · Understands the latest trends within a commercial environment. · Demonstrated organization skills; able to work in a fast-paced, multi-project, deadline-driven, constantly changing environment. · Professional approach to time, costs, and deadlines. · Extensive experience with Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign, specifically with mockups, web design and multimedia presentation. · Adaptive design eye and skill. · Ability to absorb and apply constructive criticism from peers and clients. · Interest in Sports, Casino and Gaming desirable. This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee in this position. It is not intended to give all details or a step-by-step account of the way each procedure or task is performed. The incumbent is expected to perform other duties necessary for the effective operation of the department.