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Lead Designer

Job Description

Location: Charlotte, NC or Remote (If Remote must be willing to work Eastern Time Zone hours)

Gambling.com Group is looking for talented individuals interested in the fast-paced, fast-growth online sports betting and online gambling industry in America. Gambling.com Group was founded by Americans more than 12 years ago with major business operations in Europe and exceptional growth potential in the U.S. Gambling.com Group operates a variety of websites, such as Gambling.com, Bookies.com, and GreatLakesStakes, which help consumers navigate legal online sports betting and gambling options with reviews, news, tips, odds comparisons and more.

More than two dozen states now offering legal, regulated sports betting and more are poised to do so in 2021 and beyond. This growth represents a tremendous opportunity for Gambling.com Group to educate Americans on legal sports betting. With a $15.5 million equity investment by New Jersey-based Edison Partners, a new and growing U.S. HQ in Charlotte, North Carolina and key leadership hires, Gambling.com Group is poised to lead this effort.

We are seeking an experienced Lead Designer to manage and mentor a team of Designers and to drive them to the next level of user experience.  This role will work with key stakeholders across the business to deliver against our commercial objectives.

As Lead Designer you will:

  • Take ownership of the UX/UI and Graphic Design processes
  • Direct and oversee multiple projects at a time
  • Continually review team’s work and implement necessary changes to design practices
  • Ensure the consistent implementation of design and branding guidelines and standards
  • Work closely with team members and other teams such as SEO, Content and Product to ensure a collaborative approach to design
  • Use data analytics to understand quantitative metrics around user flows and user intention in order to identify areas for future improvements
  • Be an active contributor to creative processes by offering input, providing feedback and sharing ideas
  • Liaise with stakeholders to discuss and understand requirements and help resolve any work-related issues
  • Identify user needs and behaviors through user feedback, usability tests, surveys, interviews, and contextual research
  • Illustrate ideas using storyboards, process flows and sitemaps
  • Able to design an effective lean experiment, analyze results, and help interpret data and make decisions

Requirements

  • 6+ years’ experience and proven track record of user-centered & results-driven UX/UI Design
  • An understanding of iGaming and experience with affiliate, comparison shopping websites
  • Design portfolio including case studies and samples of work
  • Leadership experience leading and developing a team of designers
  • Ability to develop and maintain design systems, components, wireframes, mockups, style guides, and specifications
  • Solid experience in design and processes in a fast-paced environment
  • Proven experience in creating and managing design projects
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and prioritize different tasks
  • Strong knowledge of design applications and Jira
  • Experience using Agile methods to deliver solutions
  • Comfortable owning a project, helping scope it and driving it to shipping stage
  • A degree in design or any relevant field would be considered an asset

Perks & Benefits

  • Comprehensive private Healthcare Insurance
  • Flexible work environment and home office available
  • Home office allowance
  • Gym & Leisure Allowance
  • All the hardware and software you need to be successful
  • Regular company events and social outings, activities, Spot Awards and a Monthly Social Club
  • Access to courses for Personal and Career Development
  • Company Paid Volunteer Day

Gambling.com Group is committed to the principles of equal employment. We are committed to complying with all federal, state, and local laws providing equal employment opportunities, and all other employment laws and regulations. It is our intent to maintain a work environment that is free of harassment, discrimination, or retaliation because of age, sex, marital status, race, national origin, disability, creed, religion, genetic information, HIV status, military or veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local laws. The Company is dedicated to the fulfillment of this policy in regard to all aspects of employment, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, placement, transfer, training, promotion, rates of pay, and other compensation, termination and all other terms conditions and privileges of employment.