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Technical Artist

Location: 

Macquarie Park, NSW, AU, 2113

Requisition ID:  6791

IGT is the global leader in gaming. We enable players to experience their favorite games across all channels and regulated segments, from Gaming Machines to Lotteries to Interactive. 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 over 12,000 employees.

 

Introduction

IGT is searching for a Technical Artist who is passionate about developing games to join our collaborative team of game developers, working within our Sydney based team. This team is responsible for the creation of new and exciting game concepts. Within this role you will work closely with software engineers and artists to produce and maintain high quality games.  

A Technical Artist is a Unity expert; the critical link between art and code, able to tackle any number of varied tasks within the engine.

In this role, your responsibilities will include:

  • Collaborate with engineering and creative teams to help build features and solve creative problems.
  • Help build rapid protypes of experimental features using Unity 3D or other game engines.
  • Iterate on Unity 3D scene implementation to finalize product and other creative requirements.
  • Help create performant graphics shaders for awesome visuals. 
  • Actively contribute to creative outcomes within the team.
  • Identify and implement new tools, technologies, and techniques to optimize teams' workflows.
  • Provide technical support to the creative team across all asset types. Fonts, sprites, animations and 3d
  • Help drive digital hygiene standards within the creative team.
  • Develop team’s awareness of hardware capabilities and how to best utilise them.

The ideal candidate will have:

Education

  • Bachelor's degree; an advanced degree is preferred.

 

Experience

  • 5+ years’ experience with:
    • Unity (all parts).
    • SCM systems.
    • Creating real-time visual effects sequences.
    • Working in AGILE teams.
    • Optimizing real-time Unity performance.
    • Game asset creation tools (2d/3d)
  • Bonus points for:
    • Casino gaming experience.
    • Solid artistic skills (drawing or digital painting).
    • Motions graphics skills.
    • Jira / Confluence experience.

 

**Please provide a portfolio (as a link or PDF)**

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.