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About The Role

Overview: 

As a highly capable and experienced individual, the Motion Graphics Team Leader is responsible for leading an in-house team of Motion Graphics Designers in the production of first class marketing materials for online marketing channels within the Ladbrokes Coral brands. The Motion Graphics Team Leader’s role is an integral part of the Manila Creative Studio team who will build relationships with and work closely with the Motion Graphics team in Gibraltar. The ideal candidate will ensure their team is skilled and resourced accordingly to support the demand and level of quality expected by the business. Predominately managing animation based work, the Motion Graphics Team Leader must possess strong understanding of brand guidelines, knowledge of best practice in regards to motion graphics techniques and excellent communication skills, both locally and internationally.


  • Responsible for the effective management and delivery of animation & motion design activity on online channels for all brands.
  • Provide leadership and direction to the team cultivating a culture where continuous improvement is embraced.
  • Provide development, coaching, objectives and goal setting, performance management and other people policies as required from time to time.
  • Ensure team is motivated, productive and fully compliant with all regulations, legislation.
  • Schedule and delegate all Manila-based Motion Graphics related requests to the team, ensuring briefing forms are adequately completed as per the agreed criteria, and ensuring high standards of work throughout all the team's deliverables, that all due dates are met and tasks prioritised in line with business requirements
  • Maintain strong working relationships with Gibraltar based Motion Graphics team, developing a united team between two locations.
  • Review and proof Motion Graphics design deliverables to ensure all content is complying with brand and compliance guidelines.
  • Track all Motion Graphics design tasks through the workflow management system to ensure the smooth flow of work through design studio and client, ensuring a successful feedback & iteration process through to sign off and delivery.
  • Effectively collaborate with the Gibraltar based Motion Graphics Manager & Production Team to plan and schedule resources based on availability & suitability for optimum production.
  • Implementing best practice Motion Graphics Design methodology and process throughout the team to ensure the delivery of design consistency and customer centricity
  • Responsible for the upkeep and evolution of the visual elements of all brand communications.
  • Maintain full awareness and understanding of appropriate legislation for relevant channels and ensure all activity is approved by Compliance and Legal team(s); ensure that all materials are consistent with Licence conditions and code(s) of practice; ensure all staff are trained and familiar with Responsible Gambling requirements and knowledge is consistently and effectively updated
  • Proactively research industries, market trends and competitor reports to have a full understanding of competitors and other markets to be able to make suggestions for new ideas, technology and thought methods
  • Strong understanding of video, animation and design philosophy and creation.
  • Strong knowledge of Adobe CC package
Qualifications and Educational Requirements
  • A strategic and inspiring leader that provides leadership and direction to the team creating and embedding a culture where continuous improvement is embraced.
  • Encourages communication and collaboration across the business, team and stakeholders in order to build strong relationships and develop cross functional working.
  • A leader that mentors and develops the team by; providing development, coaching, objectives and goal setting, performance management and other people policies as required ensuring the team is motivated, productive and fully compliant with all regulations and legislation.
  • Must possess a High School Diploma, Vocational Diploma / Short Course Certificate, Bachelor’s Degree, any field.
Specialist Skills and Experience Required
 
  • Senior level of experience in managing video or animation teams in a highly productionised environment
  • Expert level of knowledge of animation, video, motion graphic production & editing techniques including post production, sound, lighting, rigging and rendering.
  • Strong international stakeholder management experience.
  • University-level education in design, media, art, or similar
  • Strong understanding of Brand guidelines & design principles for offline and online media
  • Ability to create simple, engaging web graphics
  • Strong communications skills (written, verbal and presentational)
  • Strong organizational and project management skills
  • Ability to develop strong working relationships with international team members
  • Previous track record of creating innovative digital experiences that yield an impressive ROI
  • Management and mentoring skills
  • Previous track record of creating innovative video experiences.