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Principal Game Artist

Location: 

Sydney, NSW, AU, 2113

Requisition ID:  4951

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

An outstanding opportunity exists to join a global market leader and dominant force in the Australian gaming market.  IGT is the world leader in the design, development and manufacture of gaming products and systems.  IGT Australia provides a range of gaming products, systems and services to the Club, Hotel and Casino industries.

Responsibilities

IGT is searching for an experienced Principal Artist to join our Sydney based team. In this role, the successful candidate will be responsible for creating art assets for our games.

In this role, your responsibilities will include:

  • Create jaw-dropping game assets.  
  • Raise the quality of visual arts within IGT through leadership, mentoring and awesome art!  
  • Help Producers explore visual ideas for games.
  • Brainstorming and conceptualizing ideas (producing concept sketches and quick concept edits).
  • Provide mentorship to other artists and animators in the team.
  • Keeping abreast of new graphic techniques, trends, and styles in the industry.
  • Contributing to process improvements to increase productivity and the visual quality of the games.
  • Collaborating with art team regarding best practices and processes relating to game development.

Qualifications

The following experience and attributes are essential:

  • Passion for what you do.
  • Creative flare.
  • 8+ years of professional experience in a related field.
  • Excellent illustration skills.
  • Ability to work in many art styles.
  • Excellent knowledge of design basics (lighting, composition, perspective, texturing, colors, etc.).
  • Great digital hygiene.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Work to a deadline.
  • Bonus points for After Effects, Unity, Casino Gaming, Jira and Perforce 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.