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Game Artist

Location: 

Manchester, MAN, GB, m171hh

Requisition ID:  5280

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.

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 PC based video games to add to our expanding gaming portfolio. The Manchester development studio is looking for a motivated Artist to join a collaborative, stimulating, creative, vibrant and friendly working environment.
 

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
 

Qualifications

•    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

 

Company Benefits

 

•    Challenging projects using cutting-edge technologies
•    Continuous professional growth
•    Flexible Working Schedule
•    Excellent working conditions and Class-A office
•    Budget for learning, sport and other perks
•    Pension 
•    Life insurance x 3 
•    Travel Insurance
•    Private medical 
•    Private dental 
•    Gym membership
•    25 days holiday

 

Life at IGT

 

-    12,000 employees
-    Freedom and autonomy to work how you want to
-    Many employees been here at IGT for 10, 15, 20+ years
-    Market Leader in field
-    US$6B revenue
-    Lots of opportunity for development
-    Very good working conditions 
-    Informal work environment
-    Global Footprint
-    Continuously work with leading-edge Technology
-    We are IGT: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1rclUl_sOS8 

 

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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.