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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 Description

An individual contributor that participates in ensuring that art and animation are enhanced by the use of technical processes, systems and software. Ensures that art and animation are not compromised by the limitations of technical processes. Experienced in area of specialization. Works directly with artists and programmers to develop software tools and scripts that enhance the creation of art and animation in software products. Prepares and implements technical aspects of art within the creative and technical specifications of the software product. Writes low level software code and scripts necessary for art implementation. Creates and implements art work on assigned portions of software products, typically in modules requiring technical art features. SCOPE: Implements defined tasks of unit / team / projects. ROLE IN STRATEGY / PLANNING: Supports attainment of some short- and mid-term objectives of assigned unit / team / projects. KNOWLEDGE / PROBLEM SOLVING: Solves semi-complex problems in effective ways. NEGOTIATIONS / INTERACTIONS: Interacts with internal and external peers and/or managers to exchange semi-complex information related to assigned activities. ASSIGNMENT OF WORK: Receives work in the form of short- and mid-term assignments that sometimes require use of independent judgment outside of established procedures. Supports the determination of approaches and the development of new or enhanced technical tools. Mentors less experienced members of the team. OVERSIGHT RECEIVED: Work is subject to regular supervisory review at regular intervals. Operates within the context of generally defined procedures. EXPERIENCE: Typically has 3 to 6 years of progressively complex related experience.


Supervisory Responsibilities

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.


Job Level Description

Works on short-term assignments that often require the application of independent judgment. Fully competent, career-level individual contributor.

Qualifications

Education

Bachelors degree in related field.


Years of Related Experience

Years of experience 5 to 8 years

Responsibilities: 

  • Implement art assets in Unity (Particle effects, Shader effects, Animations)
  • Integrating art into unity and connecting with gameplay code.
  • Identify and solve technical issues related to the art pipeline.
  • Provide artists with technical feedback to ensure the creation of optimized assets.
  • Document and evangelize best practices.
  • Suggest (or create) tools and scripts to optimize Unity workflow.
  • Maintain the game stability by optimizing the memory and performance.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Art, Related Field, or Equivalent Experience.

Required Experience:

  • 3 years game development studio experience.
  • Working knowledge of 2D and 3D graphics (After Effects and 3DsMax, or equivalent).
  • Working knowledge of Unity, Unreal, or equivalent game engine.
  • Familiar with versioning software i.e. Perforce (Preferred), CVS, Alien Brain or similar.
  • Knowledge of creating animations.
  • Familiar with particle systems (Unity or equivalent).
  • Exposure to scripting languages such as C#, JS, MEL, or Python.
  • Exposure to unity shaders and procedural art
  • Performance and memory profiling and optimization skills

Qualifications:

  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience working under tight deadlines.
  • Self-motivated and able to work on multiple projects with minimal direction.
  • Experience playing video games, slot games.

Work Conditions

Light & Wonder, Inc. and its affiliates (collectively, “L&W”) are engaged in the highly regulated gaming business. As a result, L&W employees may, among other things, be required to obtain a gaming or other license(s), undergo background investigations or security checks, and/or meet certain standards dictated by law, regulation or contracts. To ensure L&W complies with its regulatory and contractual commitments, as a condition to hiring and continuing to employ its employees, L&W requires all of its employees to meet those requirements necessary to fulfill their individual roles.  As a prerequisite to employment with L&W (to the extent permitted by law), you shall be asked to consent to L&W conducting due diligence and a background investigation on you.

This job description should not be interpreted as all-inclusive; it is intended to identify major responsibilities and requirements of the job. The employee in this position may be requested to perform other job-related tasks and responsibilities than those stated above. 
 

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Senior Technical Artist
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