Creative Designer

Posted on: 19th January 2023

About the Studio

Join a studio with a fantastic mission: to bring you the evolution of fitness directly to your doorstep. Fight, run, leap, and dodge your path to better health while exploring a unique fantasy world. Thanks to a groundbreaking, wearable console that lets you interact with it through powerful haptics, motion tracking, and endurance simulation — without needing a VR set-up!

Their pre-launch marketing had tremendous results: $1.5M just in pre-order revenue. They have also secured over $5M in funding from top-tier VCs, and their investors include — but are not limited to — Khosla Ventures, the founders of Twitch, Y-Combinator, and more!

Responsibilities and Requirements

As a Creative Designer, you will own and supervise the implementation of our studio’s creative strategy across social channels and other viable opportunities. You will report directly to the VP of Marketing. 

  • Develop and devise concepts for our social media platforms and other marketing channels as needed
  • Lead our design development for all relevant platforms throughout your experience and research on the subject matter
  • Produce artwork for marketing materials, fulfilling the VP of Marketing’s requirements
  • Contribute to branding and design meetings through brainstorming and development of new ideas and concepts, and provide the content needed for presentations
  • Make use of illustration skills and rough sketches to orient in-house teams in a more satisfactory manner
  • Ensure all marketing materials and campaigns are delivered on time and quality while pushing the creative boundaries of our studio
  • Act as a brand guardian, ensuring all content follows our brand guidelines and gets delivered with the appropriate tone and message
  • Participate in training sessions and product demonstrations to gain comprehensive knowledge of our products and tech range
  • Guarantee that all of our marketing and branding materials are industry-compliant and communicate our brand standards across all created materials

About You

You’re all about groundbreaking tech and the means to market and sell it globally across most audiences. You’re fascinated with how social media, the Internet, and tech devices interact and bring great content at lightspeed. Even better: you’re thrilled about bridging the gap between people and the gadgets that will change their world. 

  • 2+ years of experience in a Creative or Design role
  • Degree in Graphic Design or equivalent training
  • Strong creative skills and understanding of brand guidelines
  • Mastery over design fundamentals, such as layouts, colour, artwork, print, production, brochure design, website design, and other digital media
  • Exhaustive familiarity with the Adobe Creative Suite
  • Outstanding written and verbal English communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines while adhering to budget
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Attention to detail and proof-reading skills
  • Self-driven and fully-owned work ethic

Desirable talents include:

  • Previous experience in video editing, e.g. After Effects
  • Prior experience in developing style/brand guidelines and templates
  • Have a keen interest in social media and design trends

Benefits and Perks

All of our employees receive these benefits:

  • Options - we want everyone at Quell to take ownership of building our business together so we are pleased to offer all employees a stake in the business to share in our future success.
  • Flexibility - Hybrid employees have the flexibility to work from home on
  • Free Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays - we all get together in the office on Mondays and Fridays to plan, collaborate and socialise together.
  • Work from Anywhere - the opportunity to work for up to 10 days per year outside of your country of employment.
  • Egalitarian parental leave -  enhanced parental leave of 6 weeks full pay for all new parents, plus further maternity, adoption and shared parental leave in line with statutory requirements.
  • Pension scheme - Our studio will contribute 3% alongside an employee contribution of 5% of your qualifying earnings.
  • Holiday allowance - currently 5.6 weeks of holiday per annum, inclusive of UK bank holidays. From 1st January 2023, we will offer 25 days of annual leave + bank holidays. Beginning in 2022, we will also give all employees the days off between Christmas and New Year (an extra three days of holiday!)
  • £300 per year Wellbeing Budget to spend via our well-being platform, Heka.
  • £300 per year Personal Learning and Development Budget to spend on the resources that work for you, in consultation with your Line Manager.
  • Access for you and your dependants to our Employee Assistance
  • Programme and Private Telemedicine service 365 days a year, providing you with support for your mental and physical health as well as financial and legal matters.
  • Cycle to Work scheme - a tax-efficient way to purchase a new bike, with most people saving at least 33%.
  • PureGym discount - we have a PureGym on-site at our offices in Oval, with a 5-10% discount on membership.
  • Game and book library - we want everyone at Quell to have the resources to learn - whatever book you want to read or game you want to try, let us know.
  • Regular team socials - to bring everyone together (both virtually and in-person) to celebrate our successes.
  • Little extras - we want everyone to be comfortable and at their best at work, so we provide complimentary coffee/tea, fresh fruit and snacks throughout the day.

About Us

At Haptic, we know that people-first recruitment is fundamental to our success. We work closely with talented candidates and innovative studios to offer the best opportunities and build the most promising teams.

Operating on the belief that a studio’s strength comes from the team they build to bring their ideas to life, we are committed to assembling the most talented, diverse game makers.

As part of this pledge, whenever you apply for a job with us, one of our specialist recruiters will support you through each stage. From introductions and interviews to accepting an offer and submitting your resignation, we’re always here to help.

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