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Artist IV

Location: 

Reno, NV, US, 89521

Requisition ID:  4588

IGT is the global leader in gaming. We enable players to experience their favorite games across all channels and regulated segments, from Gaming Machines and Lotteries to Interactive and Social Gaming. With operations in more than 100 countries and a team of over 12,000 employees, we deliver world-class gaming and lottery technology.

Overview

We are seeking a talented all-around Artist to join our industry leading Studio. In collaboration with a Producer and Creative Lead Artist, brainstorm/create concept art and overall design direction for games assigned. Design, create, execute, and deliver final art assets (game logos and branding, UI and symbol design, graphic animation, VFX, marketing, merchandising and more for original IP and licensed product) for video games, mechanical spinning reel games and more for commercial casino markets. You are an enthusiastic, collaborative, flexible, creative person that will closely work with our passionate art team(2D and 3D) and game design teams that include a Producer, Project Manager, Software Engineers, Mathematicians, Artists (2D and 3D), Technical Artists and Testers to deliver the best games to market, on time. The position will be based out of our Reno, Nevada facility.
 

Responsibilities

* Collaborate with art/game team leadership to develop artistic vision and product goals. 
* Support the artistic and /or technical goals that must be met to drive the product's art vision. 
* Provide regular guidance/feedback to Artists, to ensure peers are producing assets that meet the overall visual style and quality bar. 
* Stay on top of techniques and processes being developed and used internally. Help to push these to their limits and get the best visual and technical results possible. 
* Collaborate with other Artists or between disciplines to find the best solutions to all major technical and/or creative challenges facing the team. 
* Able to motivate team, helping them to understand the context of their contribution to a successful project. 
* Able to present and communicate across disciplines, to small and medium groups. 
* Able to collect, analyze and organize requirements; confident in making informed decisions. 
* Able to demonstrate a high level of initiative, and self-sufficiency. 
* Able to help Levels 1-4 team members with advice in their assigned areas; to troubleshoot issues and find resolutions; as well as to estimate required time/effort for their related work areas. 
* Able to successfully work under pressure in an organized fashion. 
* Able to build effective working relationships and leverage them as appropriate for getting things done. 
* Able to give and receive constructive feedback; willing to take technical direction well. 
* Demonstrate a high level of professionalism, both internally when working with fellow employees, as well as externally. 

Qualifications

* 1-2 Years’ experience in creative/project art design leadership roles with demonstrated success.
* 8+ years of Graphic Design experience, preferably in the Gaming Industry.
* Research competitors’ games online and in the field, recognize trends.
* Demonstrated high level of design skills and artistic skills, proven ability to generate stakeholder approval. Ability to think creatively and design creative solutions.
* Mastered current industry standard art software and hardware: Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects). Any 3D experience/knowledge is preferred (Maya). We are PC based.
* Strong Unity experience preferred.
* Strong Perforce experience preferred.
* Ability to successfully inspire & lead oneself, in addition your art peers.
* Able to think analytically and critically about how art plays a role in the development of games, player experience and product success.
* Passion to thrive in fast-paced development environment.
* Supply a link to your digital portfolio.
* Art challenge/test will be asked for to showcase your design/creative/execution skills.

Keys to Success

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

 

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In addition to a competitive benefits package, we offer generous time-off plans, a 401(k) Savings Plan with Company contributions, tuition reimbursement, on-site fitness center and cafeteria, and free identity theft insurance to name a few.

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.


Nearest Major Market: Reno
Nearest Secondary Market: Tahoe