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Mid-Weight Designer

Arena Racing Company

Arena Racing Company is Britain's largest racecourse group, operating sixteen racecourses and four greyhound stadia.

19 Jan 2023
Full Time
Closing date
28 Feb 2023

About the role

We’re a creative in-house design team spread across two main offices Doncaster and Lingfield. We create graphic and motion designs for the hospitality, horse racing, greyhound racing, and the entertainment industry for all our 16 Racecourses and 5 Greyhound Tracks that make ARC Arena Racing Company.

We produce eye-popping creatives, print and digital content for brands and campaigns from concept to activation, and we manage them seamlessly, smashing deadlines and expectations.

Our sponsor clients include; Sky Bet, Cazoo, Virgin Bet, Betway, Coral, and MansionBet.

In 2021 & 2022 our music industry clients include; Olly Murs, Paloma Faith, Madness, McFly, The Human League, Shed Seven, and many more.

We’re recruiting for a Motion/graphic designer to join our creative team preferably at our Doncaster HQ. Reporting to the Head of Design and working with other designers to provide design support across the full ARC group. If this all sounds good to you, you'll be required to design amazing creatives to work across a range of assets from traditional print and brochures, digital advertising, social media, animation, and video. An amazing opportunity that allows you to bring your creatives to life from concept to completion.

Key responsibilities for the role will include

  • Generating designs for race days, music acts, and events to drive sales
  • Creating 2D animations using After Effects
  • Print and design experience from outdoor banners to brochure design
  • Managing workflow by using Trello and clockify, from brief through to project completion, to ensure deadlines are met
  • Ensuring brand guidelines and artwork templates are adhered to
  • Ensuring key objectives/requirements of briefs are met, from analysis of the brief, examining proposition and either working on or supervising the production of, compelling creativity to satisfy the brief and in turn drive commercial performance
  • Ensure a program of continuous development and improvement by keeping up-to-date with best practices/latest thinking in design

Essential Skills & Experience:

  • 2+ years experience as a graphics/motion designer in a similar role (agency/production environment)
  • Solid experience with the Adobe Creative software suite packages (e.g. Indesign, After Effects, Illustrator, Premiere Pro, and Photoshop) and MS Office
  • Educated to at least A-level or equivalent, design specific qualification preferred
  • Proven track record in originating effective design concepts and visuals to a brief which create positive commercial opportunity
  • The ability to challenge proposition and help create compelling creative briefs.
  • Studio workflow experience, timekeeping
  • Experience in shooting video [desirable]

We believe that a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace makes us a more relevant, more competitive, and more resilient company. We welcome people from all backgrounds, ethnicities, cultures, and experiences. We are an equal opportunities employer and do not discriminate on the grounds of gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability, or age. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

If you have a disability that requires reasonable adjustments, please let us know; we will ensure that individuals with additional needs are provided reasonable adjustments to participate in the job application or interview process and to perform essential job functions.

We understand the value that diversity brings to our business and we are striving to create a working environment that is inclusive, psychologically and physically safe, and ensures everyone can be heard and valued for their contributions. We are committed to making a consistent, top-down effort to be role models on what diversity, inclusion, and belonging mean in society.

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Additional Information

Full Time
Job Type
Media & Digital
Salary information
£25,000 - 27,000

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