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Sportpesa is seeking to recruit a talented designer with experience across multiple digital interfaces including Mobile, Online and TV 

The role requires the holder to work across business areas, including the Marketing and R&D teams and will have responsibility & accountability for: 

  • Produce digital assets, such as banners and icon
  • Site design of new products, campaigns and services across all devices, including prototype development
  • Translating existing services from online to other digital media 
  • Ensuring sites are W3C compliant
  • Ensuring a consistent, quality and on-brand experience is delivered across all product and services across multiple digital interfaces
  • Updating and maintaining Design Guidelines 
  • Researching and sharing best practice or just new ways of doing things better
  • Liaising with the experience teams carry out user testing and analysis

Qualifications

  • Should have an excellent eye for design. You should know great web/ mobile web UI when you see it, and be able to explain why it's great (even if you didn't create it).
  • Should be a Photoshop ninja and fluent in Illustrator, or whatever you use to create wireframes. (Experience in non-mouse driven navigation is a must)
  • You should have at least a working knowledge of XHTML/CSS. 
  • We're looking for self-starters - candidates who can jump in quickly without a lot of direction, and learn by asking the right questions.
  • Should have a solid portfolio of web design. We want to see projects that have broken new ground and evidence that you can apply your design to more than one 

Sportpesa is seeking to recruit a Java Developer who will provide full software lifecycle expertise to the software development team

The role will have complete responsibility for the quality, accuracy and sustainability of the assigned software development. In addition, it is responsibility of this role to ensure that all assigned work is performed within the agreed constraints, specifically the time and budget.

Minimum Qualifications


  • University degree in Software Engineering or Computer Science
  • Strong experience with multithreaded & multi-process real-time applications
  • Extensive experience in architecting, designing and developing highly scalable N tier software with C++ and Java
  • Strong Component & N-tier Architecture, excellent Object Oriented design and programming skills (SOA, Web Services, XML)
  • Experience with fine tuning real-time server systems for performance, reliability and scalability
  • Minimum 2 years of Cross-platform mobile development experience
  • Minimum 2 years in development of web services, database (SQL- flavour, Oracle and MYSqL SQL) and GUI development
  • Experience with source control, code coverage tools and automation tool
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with team members and managers 

Additional Qualifications / Certifications


  • Good command of  Python, C++ and JAVA technologies
  • Experience with WEB, Mobile and XML tools
  • Knowledge of Database connectivity tools (Oracle, MySQL)
  • Experience in a web hosting environment or supporting a development environment
  • Exposure to managing, securing, and performance tuning Web / Java application servers

Sportpesa is seeking to recruit Assistant Graphic Designerwho will be responsible for designing the graphics, ensuring that they are exciting, innovative and appropriate for the target market culture.

Duties and Responsibilities


  • Campaign creation for digital and print work, above and below the line
  • Print ad design for magazines‚ national newspapers‚ digital media ‚ POS and sponsorship
  • Act as a front line brand guardian to help ensure the integrity of our brand.
  • Develop a visual identity for each media, keeping all elements consistent in style for both the base game and all subsequent bonus games. 
  • Designs innovative and exciting graphics for new games.  
  • Creates innovative themes and story board graphics.  
  • Executes an initial idea visually from the conceptual stage, through to production and conceptualizes the artistic look and style of a product. 
  • Works with Software Developers to ensure appropriate platform development. 
  • Conducts research and development activities on maximizing the use of existing technology, creates design efficiencies and evaluates design packages and tools. 
  • Provides recommendations based on expertise.

Skills and experience required


  • Superior skills in the Adobe product set including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and ideally After Effects and flash
  • High degree of creativity and innovation
  • Good typography, layout and art working skills
  • Working knowledge of other web design/development tools such as HTML, CSS and Wordpress
  • A relevant degree
  • Passionate, friendly and expert in all that you do


All interested candidates who qualify for this position should send their CV to hr@sportpesa.com

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