[Hiring] Marketing Design Lead at Sporty

Job Overview

  • Date Posted
    January 3, 2024
  • Expiration date
  • Experience
    Fresh, 1 Year, 2 Years, 3 Years, 4 Years, 5 Years
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Job Description

Sporty’s sites are some of the most popular on the internet, consistently staying in Alexa’s list of top websites for the countries they operate in.
We are looking for a talented and experienced Marketing Design Lead with a 360 degree approach to join our dynamic team at Sporty Group. As the Marketing Design Lead, you will oversee a team of designers and play a pivotal role in shaping our creative direction.
In this role you will be hands-on in developing design strategies, evaluating design performance, collaboration and managing a growing design team.


  • Lead and manage a team of designers, providing mentorship, guidance, and constructive feedback to help them reach their full potential
  • Develop visually appealing content for diverse marketing channels, including Google ads, social media platforms, display ads, with a focus on achieving both performance and brand marketing goals
  • Collaborate closely with our marketing, performance marketing, and brand marketing teams to understand project requirements and ensure that design solutions align with our business goals
  • Take ownership of the design process from concept to completion, ensuring that projects are delivered on time and meet high-quality standards
  • Foster a creative and collaborative work environment that encourages innovation and the exchange of ideas among team members
  • Stay updated on design trends, industry best practices, and emerging technologies to ensure our design team remains at the forefront of the field
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams, including data and analytics, to leverage insights and data-driven approaches in design decision-making
  • Play a key role in recruitment efforts, helping to identify and hire top design talent to expand our team


  • Degree qualified in Business or a related field
  • Proven experience in a design leadership role, with a strong portfolio showcasing your ability to lead and inspire design teams
  • Proficiency in design tools such as Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere Pro, After Effects, etc.) and other relevant software
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. You’ll be the bridge between our design team and other departments, so effective communication is essential
  • Strong project management skills, including the ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines, and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • A passion for fostering creativity and innovation within your team, combined with a keen eye for design aesthetics
  • The ability to adapt to a fast-paced and dynamic work environment, making strategic decisions that drive our design efforts forward
  • A proactive and self-motivated mindset, always looking for opportunities to improve and enhance the design process


  • Quarterly and flash bonuses
  • Flexible working hours
  • Top-of-the-line equipment
  • Education allowance
  • Referral bonuses
  • 28 days paid annual leave
  • Annual company retreat – we all went to Dubai together in 2022 and have 2 global retreats in planning for 2023!
  • Highly talented, dependable co-workers in a global, multicultural organisation
  • Payment via DEEL, a world class online wallet system
  • Our teams are small enough for you to be impactful
  • Our business is globally established and successful, offering stability and security to our Team Members

Our Mission

Our mission is to be an everyday entertainment platform for everyone

Our Operating Principles

1. Create Value for Users
2. Act in the Long-Term Interests of Sporty
3. Focus on Product Improvements & Innovation
4. Be Responsible
5. Preserve Integrity & Honesty
6. Respect Confidentiality & Privacy
7. Ensure Stability, Security & Scalability
8. Work Hard with Passion & Pride

Working at Sporty

The top-down mentality at Sporty is high performance based, meaning we trust you to do your job with an emphasis on support to help you achieve, grow and de-block any issues when they’re in your way.
Generally employees can choose their own hours, as long as they are collaborating and doing stand-ups etc. The emphasis is really on results.
As we are a highly structured and established company we are able to offer the security and support of a global business with the allure of a startup environment. Sporty is independently managed and financed, meaning we don’t have arbitrary shareholder or VC targets to cater to.
We literally build, spend and make decisions based on the ethos of building THE best platform of its kind. We are truly a tech company to the core and take excellent care of our Team Members.