Game Design and Illustration Manager

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Type: permanent (Full-time)

Location: Sunderland

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Game Design and Illustration Manager

Join the Exciting Journey at tombola! 🚀

Are you ready to be a part of something extraordinary? As tombola continues its remarkable growth, we're on the hunt for a Game Design and Illustration Manager.

The aim of this role is to provide structure and direction to tombola’s creative art style and development processes across our arcade and bingo games and our B2B offering. We have a team of talented illustrators and ambitions to be the world’s biggest bingo brand and we need a senior team member who can own tombola’s look and feel in games for all of our audiences.

Find your bounce at tombola! 🎱

At tombola, we're not just another player in the game; we're the creators of the game. Our approach is revolutionary – we craft every element of our software in-house, from concept to execution. We take pride in the ingenuity of our developers and designers, united by their passion for pushing boundaries and shaping the future.

It’s not just our digital bingo balls that have loads of bounce. Our people do, too. Whatever your role, it’s the kind of place that can put a spring in your step.

Whether you're developing game mechanics, keeping our players safe, testing our products or sponsoring one of the UK's biggest TV shows, how high and how far you bounce really is up to you.

What do we offer? 💰

We champion a culture of inclusivity, flexibility, personal development, and mental wellbeing! 

As well as a salary that will be more than agreeable for you, we offer market leading benefits such as quarterly bonus, tombola merch, free breakfast and lunches in the office, private healthcare, hybrid working and much more. 

You can find out more about our benefits and what it's like to work for us here.

Sounds great! What will I be doing? 🔎

Tombola art style management: You’ll lead how our illustration style evolves as a brand across our arcade and bingo games in all markets and managing the direction we set for ourselves and other brands we may work with.

Managing consistency: With a team of illustrators each with unique skill sets we are capable of producing amazing game designs, and your role will be to ensure that all our designs are of a consistently high standard across all elements You will also be responsible for managing the documents and processes that help ensure a consistent quality of production.

Research and insight: We believe that the quality of our game illustrations can be improved with more data and understanding so we’ll look to you to embed this in your team – whether that’s data from within the business, player insight or through experimentation.

Manage a team of illustrators: We have a team of highly skilled illustrators who take pride in their work. With the support of team leads you’ll need to manage their personal and professional development as well as the quality of their output.

Stakeholder management and cross team collaboration: Game illustration is one part of building world class games so it’s vital that you can work with people from across a variety of teams and at all levels to ensure that we are working to the best possible outcome.

What does "good" look like for us? 😇

Experience in managing and developing the art style of a design-based business, including associated documentation and processes. Experience managing consistent design quality across a team of illustrators. Using insight and data to help set creative direction and decision making. Strong communication and interpersonal skills, capable of influencing and building cross-functional collaborative relationships with internal and external stakeholders at all levels, particularly with counterparts across the tech teams.   The ability to manage, grow, and develop a high-performing team and drive continuous improvement  Knowledge of online gambling industry favourable  Highly motivated with the ability to use your own initiative  Good attention to detail and the ability to prioritise effectively  Able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines  Spirit of fun and engagement  The ability to motivate others towards a common goal

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