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Senior 3D/2D Game Artist


Macquarie Park, AU, 2113

Requisition ID:  12308

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


Job Overview

IGT is looking for an exceptional Senior 3D Artist to join our art team in bringing our games to life by creating eye-catching 3D art and animations for slot machines.
The ideal candidate will work closely with the Art Director and Lead Artist to develop compelling characters, symbols, UI elements and animations using traditional 2D, 3D, and motion design techniques for slot machines and related material.

The Ideal candidate will also liaise with software engineers and game designers, provide mentorship and training in new tools and techniques as well as supporting external teams to ensure the artistic integrity and quality of assets.

Responsibilities and Requirements

Technical Skills

  • Create high quality characters, symbols, logos and UI elements in 3D, 2D and/or 2.5D.
  • Competent drawing and painting skills and the ability to visualize and design from abstract ideas to completion (2D or 3D) is a must.
  • Knowledge of rendering techniques for 3D and 2D assets including material workflows (PBR), special effects, lighting rigs, render and camera settings for stylized assets that seamlessly blend together in a mixed media game environment.
  • Experience in Unity game production and asset integration required (or UE4+ /equivalent).
  • Strong artistic theory including 
    • Visual storytelling
    • Colour theory
    • Character design
    • Prop/Hero asset design
    • Perspective
    • Ui design (primarily creating nice logos and buttons)
    • Light composition and theory
    • Composition
    • Human interface principles (basic)
  • High proficiency in Photoshop, After Effects and/or Spine (or Spine equivalent e.g. dragon bones) for 2D, 2.5D animations.
  • 3D, 2.5D Modelling, unwrapping, texturing (hand painted or basic PBR), rigging and animating general knowledge is essential.
  • Version control experience with Perforce or GitHub for file management.
  • General technical art knowledge real time art asset preparation in Unity 
    • POW2s
    • Texture compression
    • Texture atlassing etc
    • Coding for shaders (HLSL) and scripts (C#) etc is a plus but not required.
    • NOTE: High to Low poly game assets pipelines like normal map baking and substance texture creation not needed (we do more traditional hand painted assets and sometimes stylized PBR materials)
  • Ability to create special effects and motion graphics is a plus.
  • Adobe Illustrator experience is a plus.
  • 3D sculpting for Character and Assets is a plus but not essential (blender, zbrush)


Soft Skills

  • Flexibility in creating stylized and semi realistic visuals that harmonise with other game assets of different production methods.
  • Ability to operate in a small team to covering different requirements in a dynamic games development environment.
  • Take initiative in identifying potential and roadblocks and opportunities and share with the team.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Collaborate with producers, designers and software team to design and create overall look and feel for projects.
  • Mentor artists and related studios and throughout Game Development
  • Contribute to process improvements to increase productivity and the visual quality of the games.
  • Support a team of individual contributors, keeping them motivated, informed, and engaged
  • Maintain well-organized working files to facilitate file sharing and collaborative work and archive files for future use using version control software.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple projects simultaneously and be
  • Flexible to the ever-changing environment of a fast-growing company is a must.
  • Contribute to overall Game Development department culture
  • Team player, ability to work independently

Education and Experience


  • 5-8 years of experience as a commercial artist. (games, visualisations or slots)
  • Casino Gaming industry experience is preferred, but not required
  • Extensive training/experience in the use of digital art and animation software, including After Effects, Blender, Spine, or similar.
  • Proficient in Blender or 3DSMax, After Effects, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator
  • Unity Experience or Game engine experience is required



  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience required.

IGT offers in return

  • An opportunity to participate in a creative, fun and exciting industry.
  • A competitive remuneration package.
  • Flexible work arrangements. 
  • An inclusive and informal work environment.
  • Active lifestyle subsidy program.
  • Opportunities for career growth and development in a large global organisation.

Keys to Success

• Building collaborative relationships
• Decision making
• Drive results
• Foster innovation
• Personal energy
• Self-leadership






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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