Creative

New Delhi, Delhi, India | Full-time

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About WinZO Games

WinZO is India’s largest social gaming platform aiming at building an astronomical tech strong gaming ecosystem in India. WinZO in a short span of time has emerged as the leanest Series C funded gaming startup in the Indian startup ecosystem. WinZO has so far raised over $100MM and handles more than 3.5+ Bn micro transactions monthly, a number which is fast growing. WinZO with a data driven DNA is working towards becoming the one-stop-shop for online gaming users spread across every household in Bharat. With a vision of becoming a household name for Bharat, catering to their entertainment needs through interactive engagements, Paavan Nanda (Co-Founder, WinZO, Zostel & ZO Rooms) and Saumya Singh Rathore (Co-Founder, WinZO, Ex-Chief of Staff & Growth- ZO Rooms, Zostel, Ex-Times Group), are aggressively building the platform to not just capture market opportunities but also explore and maximize potential of social interactions as consumption drivers. Both of them are putting together WinZO piece by piece using tech and data to create a transparent and unique gaming experience for its users.

WinZO, which hosts 100+ games in 12+ languages, has 80% users consuming the app in vernacular languages. WinZO has always yearned to mentor, guide and onboard games to be culturally relevant for Bharat. It also provides opportunities for housewives to translate and earn which empowers them economically. A 150+ members strong team with stellar professionals coming from global tech giants and companies such as Google, Amazon, Flipkart, McKinsey etc., WinZO is funded and backed by global gaming and entertainment investment funds such as Griffin Gaming Partners, Maker’s Fund, Courtside Ventures, Pags Group and Kalaari.

WinZO is continually working towards revolutionizing the gaming ecosystem by creating a complete entertainment package through a slew of interactive features. Speaking of the larger picture the platform is driving unique initiatives that are constantly attempting to nurture and groom developers.

WinZO Values:
Integrity, Excellence Perseverance, Data Orientation, Agility

About the Role:

As the Creative Director, you will work with a team of designers to deliver best-in-class creative across all our channels and through different mediums such as Graphics, Motion, ATL etc. You will help build the WinZO brand through creative storytelling whilst adhering to the brand design principles and systems to ensure a consistent, unified experience across all channels. You will proactively collaborate with the design team as well as work hand in hand with our marketing team, product & strategy team, audio/visual producers to ensure the highest quality products that seamlessly integrate with WinZO DNA. You will help bring best-in-class design practices and systems to playbooks and templates for real time applications. We are looking for someone with a strong portfolio, great management skills, a collaborative spirit, and a strong, yet diplomatic, creative point-of-view. You will be working in a fast paced environment which will require you to take initiatives with complete ownership, manage multiple projects, and drive execution with stakeholders.

What you will do:

● Work in collaboration with Design, Marketing, Business teams and copywriters to develop design concepts, gather information, discuss alternatives, gain approval and review design specifications. You will be equally responsible for execution and design team management
● Understand and implement strategy to develop creative concepts. This also includes building brand guidelines for implementation across a range of different applications for -
● Newspaper Ads, ATL
● Marketing columns for Facebook and other digital platforms (including both video and stills)

● Performance Ads
● Social media presence
● Merchandising
● Video assets for Superstar, TV and Digital platforms
● Conceptualize and design copy for In-App and other Creative platforms
● Understand and respond to performance data (metric tests, usability studies), and steer the direction of future creative designs
● Create concepts, sketches, graphics, motion assets, and high-fidelity execution in support of onsite, digital, print, TV, radio and out of home campaigns
● Understand usability and design principles that help drive successful branding and marketing campaigns
● Oversee and facilitate the production of TVCs in close collaboration with creative agencies and production houses
● Create new style conventions that unify the brand with a solid creative vision across all mediums and create higher brand resonance

What you should have:

We’re looking for people with a hustler mindset, who are curious, eager to learn new things, with a passion for innovation, and work to be a little better every single day. This is not solely based on whether a candidate has previously done similar work or not. We’re looking for someone dynamic with below qualities in generous quantities to perform well in this role –
● Bachelor's degree in Fine Arts/Visual Design/Visual Communication/Graphic Design related creative studies is preferred
● 5+ years of equivalent and proven work experience in Graphics, Motion and ATL designing
● High proficiency in design principles like typography, composition, scale, color theory and advanced knowledge of how those principles work together
● Proven understanding and skills in creative storytelling, art direction, user experience, motion, and designing marketing campaigns
● An Ambitious Strategist and Analytical Thinker - Deep experience and proven achievement in digital and cross-channel campaign work, conceptualization and implementation of performance ads and collaboration with merchandisers for employer branding
● An Excellent Communicator- A clear, approachable, and friendly communication style, both written & verbal, and ability to negotiate and influence credibly at all levels of the organization
● A Pragmatist - Ability to distinguish between the important and urgent, and know-how to appropriately tackle each challenge
● A Collaborator- Who builds trusted relationships with all stakeholders by providing deep market insights and helping them see around corners. Prior experience in leading teams and getting work done within desirable timelines is preferred
● An Operator- You enjoy breaking big problems into ambitious project plans with clear milestones and success metrics. You can take a great idea, imagine it at scale, and then execute a delightful, repeatable experience. We believe Ideas are 10% but Execution is 90% of the work

Essential Tools & Softwares:
● Adobe Photoshop
● Illustrator
● After effects (Motion)
● Sketch (Good-to-have)

What we offer you:
● A flat and transparent culture with an incredibly high learning curve
● A swanky informal workspace which defines our open and vibrant work culture
● Opportunity to solve new and challenging problems with a high scope of innovation
● Complete ownership of the product and chance to conceptualize and implement your solutions
● Opportunity to work with incredible peers across departments and be a part of the Tech revolution
● Most importantly, a chance to be associated with big impact early in your career

At our core, we’re a creative company. Ideas are where we live, and we love building magical products. It’s not just about features, it’s also about how they make people feel. So, we build at the intersection of the technical and the romantic. And it all starts with people, the right team that cares deeply about our mission, values, and our users. We value diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer: we do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, ethnicity, or disability status.

Download our app for a better understanding - https://www.winzogames.com/