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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

Situated in Manchester, our team comprises over seventy highly skilled development professionals dedicated to crafting and producing game content tailored for both the UK and International markets.

Within a dynamic graphics team, collaborating with graphic artists, software engineers, and game designers, this role focuses on developing video game graphics for the UK and International casino gaming markets. The selected candidate will shoulder the responsibility of guiding games from initial concept to final production, including providing crucial support for marketing initiatives.

In addition to a genuine passion for gaming, prerequisites for this role include a sound knowledge of graphics software, encompassing Adobe Photoshop and Adobe After Effects. Familiarity with 3D digital modeling, animation using Autodesk Maya, and proficiency in tools such as Spine and Unity are highly desirable.

Key Responsibilities

  • Create visually captivating graphics for casino games, aligning with the artistic vision.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop game visuals from concept to final production.
  • Design diverse in-game graphics, including symbols, backgrounds, and visual elements.
  • Produce effective marketing materials to promote and showcase casino games.
  • Integrate cutting-edge graphics seamlessly for an enhanced gaming experience.
  • Maintain high-quality graphic design standards and comply with industry regulations.
  • Adapt to emerging design trends and technologies in the gaming industry.
  • Provide creative input for new game concepts and mechanics during brainstorming sessions.
  • Optimize visual elements for the Unity game engine in collaboration with software engineers.
  • Ensure graphics meet established quality standards and adhere to relevant regulations.
  • Thrive in a fast-paced work environment, delivering on project timelines.



  • Proficient working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Adobe After Effects.
  • Ability to thrive under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Strong communication skills and a collaborative team player.


  • A solid educational background, equivalent to at least a degree in a relevant subject like Graphic Design/Animation.
  • Familiarity with Adobe Illustrator.
  • Competence in 3D modeling (Autodesk Maya).
  • Understanding of Unity and Spine.
  • Animation skills would be advantageous.
  • Knowledge of the Gambling industry is a plus.

What can we offer?

  • Annual performance bonus
  • 25 days' holiday plus bank holidays'
  • Hybrid working
  • 1 day paid leave to work on charitable projects
  • Half Day for Health (encouraging you to take time away for you & your wellbeing)
  • 5% employer pension contributions
  • A reward platform offering a cycle to work scheme and shopping and lifestyle discounts/cashback
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

Light & Wonder are an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage applications from all walks of life regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

If you are invited to an interview, please let us know if there are any reasonable adjustments, we can make to the recruitment process that will enable you to perform to the best of your ability.

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Games Artist
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