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Senior Animator/Motion Video Artist

Location: 

Macquarie Park, AU, 2113

Requisition ID:  9377

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 www.igt.com.

 

Introduction

IGT is the world leader in the design, development and manufacture of gaming, lottery products and systems.  IGT Australia is a dominant force in Australia and New Zealand, and we provide a range of gaming and lottery products, systems, and services.

We are searching for a creative Video Artist/Animator to work within our Sydney Game Studio. Within this role, your primary focus will be to create industry leading models and animations for IGT gaming machines.

Responsibilities

  • Animate in game 2d graphics
  • Design, produce and animate VFX
  • Create high-end graphics and transition sequences
  • Animate Characters, Logos and Brand elements
  • Contribute to the studio’s visual identity (products, branding and promotional material)
  • Familiar with AE and Red Giant Trapcode Suite plug-ins
  • Practical knowledge and mastering of Spine, 3Dmax or Blender, Photoshop, and Unity
  • Good control of colour matching and visual tension of special effects production
  • Solid foundation of character animation, i.e., good command of movement rules, strong sense of rhythm, rich expressions of action
  • Understand the game development process and ensure the quality of game development

Experience and Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree or above, major in animation or related
  • 2 years of experience as a graphic or motion designer with a portfolio demonstrating your talent and passion for designing clean, elegant, and beautiful designs and animation or video editing
  • Experience with Unity
  • Knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop, Premiere Pro, After Effects and Spine
  • Experience in slots games or casual games is a plus
  • Illustration and advanced animation skills would be highly advantageous

 

What you will bring:

  • Impeccable attention to detail
  • The ability to work collaboratively in a creative team environment
  • A great attitude to constructive criticism, an eagerness to learn and upskill where necessary and a passion for design
  • Good communication skills and be a participating team member whilst working autonomously
  • Ability to think conceptually and execute those ideas
  • Being able to work from ideation and storyboards to design and animation
  • Diligence to manage your time well, hit deadlines, and offer suggestions to streamline and improve team processes
  • Ability to direct other team members when assistance is required
  • Good drawing skills, excellent colour sense, can create special effects according to different art styles, such as cartoon or realistic

Keys to Success

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

 

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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 www.igt.com.