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Gaming:

Welcome to the world of land-based gaming. Light & Wonder’s gaming team builds cutting-edge technology, products, and content for the most iconic casinos and operators across the globe.

Position Summary

Job Summary: We are looking for a Game Artist to join our team. In this role, you would be responsible for designing and creating various graphical elements/art assets for electronic slot games. You would be required to concept, and then render final polished illustrations, including animals, characters, symbols, logos, fonts, UI elements, primarily using Photoshop.
 

You will work closely with the Creative Director, Game Producer and Art Leads to create or modify art assets that meet the needs of the project. It is a highly collaborative role, and you must be able to communicate effectively with all team members.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design and create illustrations for EGM products, from initial concept through to final polished assets

  • Create visually impactful symbol sets, UI elements and layouts that fit within a given theme

  • Produces digital graphics and/or animations, ensures correct file management.

  • Managing all files and art assets

  • Creating fonts, logos, game layouts and branding

  • Contributes to a range of deliverables within the assigned studio team

  • Creates layouts from existing game designs

  • Participates in team meetings to share relevant information and technology transfer

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Adobe Photoshop experience essential. Previous experience with After Effects animation highly regarded.

  • A critical eye for detail and ability to receive feedback and apply necessary changes.

  • Traditional 2D Illustration skills with a solid understanding of facial anatomy, materials, lighting, values, colour.

  • Ability to follow/maintain stringent guidelines

  • Ability to manage their time and meet deadlines

  • Experience working in a fast paced production environment

  • Requires extensive understanding of all art and files preparation, layout procedures and processes, type design and manipulation

  • Must have multi-tasking experience and abilities

  • Must be able to effectively communicate at both the lowest and highest levels in the organization

  • Must be detail oriented and well organized.

  • Gaming industry/related experience preferred

Highly Desirable skills:

  • Graphic design, typography, branding and layout skills

  • Background in traditional art and drawing

  • Animation, 2D or 3D

Qualifications

Experience, Education and Qualification:

  • 2+ years’ experience in Illustration, design, layout, as well as rendering skills, and animation/motion design

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

Working Conditions:

  • The work conditions are representative and typical of similar jobs in comparable organizations

Workplace Health & Safety:

  • Actively co-operate and comply with the company’s WHS Policy and Program to ensure own health and safety and the health and safety of others in the workplace

  • Ensure compliance with safe work practices

  • Ensure not to put self and others at risk

  • Use and maintain equipment properly and ensure that the work area is free of hazards

  • Report all incidents, injuries and near misses

  • Report any hazard or accident to the supervisor or manager as soon as it becomes apparent

  • Advise your manager if you do not believe you have the skills, training or equipment to safely perform your duties

(Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.  Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.

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