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Contractor Senior UX Designer

  • Primary Location:
    Cluj - Napoca
  • Contract Type:
    Fixed Term Contract
  • Employment Basis:
    Full-Time
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Flexible benefits of your choice

Learning and development opportunities

25 days annual leave

Customized wellbeing programs

Extended health and travel insurances

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Who we are:

Betfair Romania Development is the development powerhouse behind the Paddy Power Betfair Group. We are in Cluj-Napoca since 2009, now employing over 900 highly skilled professionals who cover a wide range of tech and non-tech areas such as development, data, information security, infrastructure, product and project management, digital marketing or sports operations.

We work on delivering unrivalled products across the industry, therefore being a Center of Excellence not only amongst PPB's European offices, but also for supporting our colleagues at Sportsbet (AUS) and FanDuel (US) in creating a safe and excitement experience to our customers around the world.

At Betfair Romania Development, we know that an inclusive workplace makes for more engaged employees. As an industry leader, we continuously strive to maintain and grow a diverse and inclusive environment whilst also ensuring that we set the standards in ethical conduct and corporate responsibility.

Why Betfair?

Think Betfair. Experience Different.
It is no question that we, as a business, thrive on leveraging the power of people. We have a passion for innovation and a pace of change that creates a whirlwind of opportunities. At Betfair Romania Development, we believe in experiencing different. If you're tired of business as usual and want to create something new, you'll love it here. Quick-thinking, adaptable and disruptive, we believe the future is what you make it. Welcome to software development with a difference.

This our challenge:

  • Delivering product at scale for over 5 million customers, 99,9% of transactions in less than a second
    • Our systems process more than 7 million transactions every day (more than all the European stock exchanges combined)
    • Deliver high transitional products, serving more than 2.5Bn calls a day
    • Diverse and up to date technical landscape to explore, leverage and innovate
    • The products you'll develop will comply with ambitious uptime targets: less than 50 minutes downtime expected per year
    • Continuous Integration, Deployment and Testing

What you are going to do:

We are looking to fill the role of a Senior UX Designer. Our team is responsible for intelligently designing products used by a huge audience of users every day, so we are looking for informed strategic designers with strong collaborative instincts, who base their decisions on data and the customer's needs. 

Paddy Power Betfair is more than just betting and gambling. Our Product teams keep Responsible Gambling at the heart of everything we do, and we need compassionate creatives to help keep our interactive services a safe and enjoyable place to play. 

As a Senior UX Designer you'll be deeply involved in the digital production process – from brainstorming and validating ideas to working with creative development teams to discover new solutions in an ever-changing digital landscape. 

 

What will it be like? 

The successful candidate will join a team of 50 Product Designers & Researchers spread across four international sites. Being part of such a large design team brings a great variety of creative influences and cultures, which fuel our innovation mindset. 

Our company values of Customer Obsessed, Openly Curious and Outcome Focussed are embedded into the company's culture, as are our commitments to diversity and doing right by our customers. 

Personal development of team members and their quality of life is also key to our working values. You will be supported in your career through training and mentoring and enjoy flexible working for good work/life balance. 

It's also worth mentioning that our Cluj office is a multi-award-winning office, voted best place to work in Romania.  

Relevant during this time is that, as the whole world is trying to battle the Covid-19 pandemic, our entire office has been working remotely since March 2020, with remote working continuing at least until March 2021. While we'd hope to see and work with you in our wonderful office, your own safety, as well as others' is paramount, thus working from home is here to stay for the time being. 

 

Responsibilities 

  • Work with UIDesigners, Developers and stakeholders to translate and visualise design aspirations into interactive products for a wide range of devices and interfaces in alignment with brand and design guidelines.  
  • Work with UIand Research teams to produce interactive prototypes for testing. 
  • Ensure quality and consistency of design output.
  • Uphold business aspirations of ways of working and strategic initiatives.
  • Follow professional and responsible working practices; Documentation and back-up of work,presenting work and taking feedback, etc. 
  • Involvement in the facilitation of requirement gathering and creative workshops.
  • Assist and mentor other design team members. Providefeedback and identify areas for improvement. 

 

Personal Requirements 

  • Fiveor more years of UX design experience, ideally with experience in designing complex solutions for complete digital environments 
  • Strong portfolio proving a good understanding of UX design best practices and of modern, responsive design
  • Strong working knowledge in UXrelated software such as Figma and Axure is a must.  
  • A solid grasp of user-centered design and testing methodologies, subsystems, usability and accessibility concerns
  • Good technical/ digital understanding, able to evaluate the potential development impacts of design decisions. 
  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate design processes, ideas, and solutions to teams and stakeholders.
  • Able to strategically approach large/ multiple tasks, prioritise and manage own  
  • Be willing to help teammates, share knowledge and experience with them, and learn from them.
  • Be collaborative and open to receiving feedback.
  • Be passionate about all things UX and other areas of design and innovation. Research and showcase knowledge in the industry's latest trends and technologies   

Nice to have 

  • Basic HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript skills or other development experience.

 

What you can expect:

  • 25 days of annual leave;
    • Sharesave scheme;
    • „Flexible Benefits” of your choice;
    • Private health insurance (includes dental insurance and health assessments);
    • Free parking;
    • Thousands of courses online through ‘Udemy'
    • Working from home options

 

Ways of working:

  • Flexible working is our way of working! We're a diverse workforce and therefore a 'one size fits all' approach isn't necessarily best. Whatever your personal needs may be, let's have a chat and see how we can accommodate them;
    We thank all applicants for their interest, however only the suitable candidates will be contacted for an interview.
    By submitting your application online, you agree that: your details will be used to progress your application for employment. If your application is successful, your details will be used to administer your personnel record. If your application is unsuccessful, we will retain your details for a period no longer than two years, in order to consider you for prospective Paddy Power Betfair role.

 

 


 
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Cluj - Napoca
Blvd. 21 Decembrie 1989, no. 77, The Office building, Betfair Romania Development, Entrance A, 4th Floor, Cluj, Romania, 400124
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This is who we are

Betfair Romania Development is the development powerhouse behind the FTSE 100 company Flutter Entertainment, located in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, since 2009.

We’re the employer of choice for over 900 highly skilled people in a wide range of Programming Languages, Information Security & Governance, Product & Program Management and Sports Operations.

We support an agile environment where bold ideas meet online innovation as the teams deliver excellence worldwide through 7 main project streams: Gaming, Customer Management, Infrastructure, Security, Data Warehouse, Marketing, and Risk & Trading.

EXPERIENCE DIFFERENT

We’re an international family of the talented and the brave. If you’re tired of business as usual and want to create something new, you’ll love it here. Quick-thinking, adaptable and disruptive, we believe the future is what you make it. Think Betfair. Experience Different.

This is your Challenge

We are part of Flutter Entertainment, a global sports betting, gaming and entertainment provider for over thirteen million customers worldwide.

Established in 2019, Flutter merged with The Stars Group in 2020. As the parent company Flutter Entertainment now has a host of brands that sit under it including Paddy Power and Betfair (PPB), Sky Betting and Gaming, PokerStars, Full Tilt Timeform, oddchecker, Sporting Life, SportsBet, Bet Easy in Australia, FOX Bet, TVG and FanDuel in the US.

Across the globe, Flutter employs over 14,000 people across more than 40 offices and over 600 retail sites. We pride ourselves on being a responsible operator, committed to making a positive contribution to the communities we operate within.