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Artist (Gaming)

Location: 

Manchester, MAN, GB, m15

Requisition ID:  8953

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.

 

The Role

 

Artist (Studio Manchester) - Permanent
 

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. We create value by adhering to the highest standards of service, integrity and responsibility. IGT has a complete Global footprint and our family is 12,000+ strong.

Role Overview

An exciting opportunity exists to join an award-winning team developing Casino gaming products for the UK and overseas markets.  Based out of Media City, Manchester, you will be playing a key role in developing exciting casino video slot games, contributing to strengthening and expanding our existing gaming portfolio.


You enjoy creating and enhancing existing art to produce player friendly games that look and feel great.  You are a team-oriented person closely working and interacting with a development team producing video casino games and you welcome sharing knowledge.  Working with game designers you will develop an aptitude for creating art for new and existing games to suit market requirements and enhance the player experience.

The Manchester development studio is looking for a motivated Artist to join a collaborative, stimulating, creative, vibrant and friendly working environment.

 

Responsibilities

 

Responsibilities

•    Create exciting, player friendly games which exceed customer expectations
•    Format and optimise assets/content ready for game implementation
•    Design and create new graphical layouts
•    Enhance existing graphics
•    Produce in-game animations
•    Work in partnership with Game Development and PA teams to design, develop, and maintain new and existing products
•    Work with the project manager to assure timely delivery of product
•    Learn & maintain knowledge of the legislative requirements of our products
•    Proactively extend technical knowledge and skills where necessary
•    Ensure all quality control processes and production standards are met

 

Required Qualifications / Experience
 

•    Graphics / Animation BA or equivalent qualifications/ work experience / portfolio
•    A well-presented 2D/3D portfolio demonstrating a range of styles and attention to detail
•    Strong understanding of layout/composition, graphic design and typography
•    Strong technical skills in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and After Effects
•    Organised and able to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
•    A keen eye for detail and the ability to produce high quality work
•    Must be able to work as part of a creative development team and collaborate to problem solve and share solutions
•    Able to actively participate in the development process and offer creative solutions to both art and game design challenges 
•    Good teamwork and communication skills

 

Advantageous Skills

 

•    Experienced in or working knowledge of Unity or similar 3D development tools

 

Expected Role Behaviour
 
•    Drive results to achieve high-quality work results regardless of work complexity
•    Build collaborative relationships
•    Decision making to identify and understand complex issues and implement appropriate solutions
•    Personal energy to proactively address situations and adopt a positive approach; resilience in a challenging and dynamic environment
•    Self-leadership to continuously learn and develop yourself
•    An ability to demonstrate creative flair and foster innovation
•    Strong verbal and written communication
 

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 www.igt.com.