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Art Technical Lead


Belgrade, RS, 11000

Requisition ID:  12591

IGT (NYSE:IGT) is a global leader in gaming. We deliver entertaining and responsible gaming experiences for players across all channels and regulated segments, from Lotteries and Gaming Machines to Sports Betting and Digital. Leveraging a wealth of compelling content, substantial investment in innovation, player insights, operational expertise, and leading-edge technology, our solutions deliver unrivaled gaming experiences that engage players and drive growth. We have a well-established local presence and relationships with governments and regulators in more than 100 countries around the world, and create value by adhering to the highest standards of service, integrity, and responsibility. IGT has approximately 10,500 employees. For more information, please visit


Where to start:

You are passionate in creating attractive, innovative casino games. Within a cross-functional environment you work close together with developers and testers, ensuring to meet the high-quality standards of our games. You actively support the team by solving problems and bringing your creative and innovative ideas to life. Being responsible for the visual presentation and execution you can be proud of seeing your great games in the casino market someday.

Your graphic art as well as technical understanding make you the perfect team member of choice for future responsibilities and development.

Job Overview:


We are looking for an efficient Technical Lead to be a part of our Art Team that can manage up to 7-8 people. As a good tech lead, will be responsible for smooth functioning of all technical day-to-day operations among Art Team members that you are supervising. Besides, you will be identifying the project requirements and developing new tools. You will be responsible for quality control and reviewing timelines and deliverables. The tech lead role also requires you to analyze ongoing projects and write progress reports on the same. Furthermore, you will be responsible for leading the team members and overseeing their performance to set the standard of quality and to present the studio technically.

Your Responsibilities:

•    Quality control of your Art Team members and their deliverables in the following way:

-Technical deep-dive and review of Art deliverables/assets on a daily basis, with implementing a daily control process in your team
-Support environments and tools used by your team by not being afraid to be hands-on if needed
-Verify team tasks, JIRA usage and task overload of your team
-Review work ethics, approach and working standards of your team
-Provide support for business and product knowledge to your team (must be eager to learn the product)
-Review & analyze work of each team member and provide continuous feedback on their work
-Document performance and enhancement opportunities for each team member

•    Continuously initiate and propose -> new skills or new processes or new approaches or new tools or new techniques, to better your team or other teams in the studio (in regards to Art work) 
•    Perform impact and feasibility analysis of the new tools, processes or approaches you have chosen, to allow for easier implementation of the new processes/tools/approaches/skills
•    Dive in technically to resolve the issues if needed with your team members (not afraid to be hands-on)
•    Challenging estimation, processes, tools used and/or approaches selected from other teams or from your team members
•    Challenging technical implementation from other teams or from your team members, providing better technical options and supporting new implementation from beginning to the end
•    As a Tech Lead, responsibilities will include: ability to prototype, selecting new tools/processes/skills, provide research and talk to other studios or knowledge-holders, show In-depth understanding, introduce to the team knowledge learned, document and analyze, and support team members in implementation of that knowledge continuously in the future
•    Preparing and presenting progress reports to supervisors with ability to communicate your technical issues in management language (impact-and-risk)
•    Work closely with other team’s Tech Leads and communicates with peers among the IGT global community to accept, propose or share knowledge, present the studio technically or to set the standard of quality
•    Continuously better the team by assisting in training new or existing employees, by scheduling training sessions for employees within the team or scheduling training sessions with other studios to better your team



•    3+ years of experience working in Unity, as a Tech Lead, Art Team Lead or similar role
•    Strong communication skills with ability to listen well, negotiate and have patience to support personnel with openness to communicate daily
•    Gaming industry experience is highly regarded (Experience in game development is a plus)
•    Proficient knowledge of Unity 3D and Adobe Photoshop
•    Experience creating optimized 2D/3D assets for Unity 
•    Experience in creating assets, scripts, and tools for Unity
•    Experience creating particles or other VFX and shaders for real-time rendering 
•    Knowledge of 3D Animation Tools, Maya/Blender is our software of choice
•    Adobe package (Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects)
•    In-depth knowledge of graphic, 3D modeling, and animation software application
•    Basic principles of game development (e.g., C#) is a plus
•    Knowledge of latest technologies and industry trends
•    Awareness about the best industry practices    
•    Good English language skills
•    Highly motivated and willing to develop new technologies
•    Ability to multitask or not being afraid to multitask

Good leadership skills:


•    Good organizational skills
•    Supervisory skills
•    Proactive approach
•    Problem-solving orientation

About you:


•    You are a self-starter and you like making other people better on a continuous basis
•    You have ability to motivate employees
•    You are comfortable with administrative work - JIRA tracking, Backlog analysis, writing reports to upper management
•    You like finding new ways and using your creativity to resolve technical challenges and limitations
•    You have analytical approach to problems and challenges - problem solving oriented
•    Curious to explore and try out new tools and technologies as well as propose new ways of work
•    Self-organized and self-motivated 
•    There is a possibility that you can have your own hands-on project in addition to leading the team (in that case number of people who you supervise will be smaller- around 3-4; while if you only technically supervise, the team can grow up top 7-8 members)

We offer:


•    Competitive salary 
•    Career development in a stable environment (projects planned for several years in advance)
•    Flexible working hours
•    Private health insurance 
•    Well-connected location with global offices in Austria, UK, Italy, and United States

Our Recruitment Process:

•    Please provide CV and samples of your work (portfolio)
•    Talent Partner interview
•    Face-to-face tech interview 
•    Manager and Leaders interview
•    Successful candidates are eligible to pass to the final round on Studio Director Interview.
•    Usually, the whole process lasts 2-3 weeks – we’ll keep you updated on each stage







IGT is committed to sustaining a workforce that reflects the diversity of the global customers and communities we serve, and to creating a fair and inclusive culture that enables all our employees to feel valued, respected and engaged.  IGT is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, citizenship, covered veteran status, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable local, state, federal laws or other laws. We thank all applicants for applying; however, only those selected to interview will be contacted.

IGT (NYSE: IGT) is the global leader in gaming.  For more information, please visit

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