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About the job
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.
We are expanding our team and are seeking a passionate, talented and driven animator to join us. In this position you will be responsible the look and feel of symbol, background and FX animations for our next generation of mobile and desktop gaming products. You will be the creator of visual elements, effects and layouts used in electronic games, websites and software products.
We have a fast-paced and collaborative environment where you will work closely with art managers, game designers, producers and programmers in the creation of games for an international audience.
We are particularly keen to hear from animators who have a strong, diverse showreel which demonstrate a variety of visual styles in both 2D and 3D.
Due to our international structure, IGT provides you with a challenging multicultural environment where you can use your initiative and contribute to the realization of the company’s targets. IGT strongly believes in personal development and invests continually in training and coaching.
Ensure timely completion of animation commitments at the desired quality level
Animate any assets, be it characters or objects within games
Liaise with developers and producers on implementing animation within the game platform
Take animation projects from concept to final execution
Help create and maintain animation libraries
Track latest design and animation techniques
Animate innovative desktop and mobile gaming products
Very good knowledge of Esoteric Spine
Proficient in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
3D Max/Maya or equivalent 3D packages.
A thorough understanding of animation pipelines and the processes involved from concept to implementation
Ability to create fluid, smooth, realistic animations with a specific demonstration of animation fundamentals
An understanding of effective asset creation and optimization
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
A passion for digital and all things mobile
Ability to present ideas
Knowledge of the real money gaming industry, slot machines, and other gambling games.
Understanding web browser game development.
Expected Role Behaviour
Drive results to achieve high-quality work results regardless of work complexity
Build collaborative relationships both internally and externally
Decision making to identify and understand situations; identify opportunities to proactively resolve
Personal energy to proactively address situations and adopt a positive approach; resilience in front of change and obstacles
Self-leadership to continuously learn and develop yourself
Challenging projects using cutting-edge technologies
Continuous professional growth
Excellent working conditions and Class-A office
Budget for learning, sport and other perks
Life insurance x 3
25 days holiday
Life at IGT
Freedom and autonomy to work how you want to
Many employees been here at IGT for 10, 15, 20+ years
Market Leader in field
Lots of opportunity for development
Very good working conditions
Informal work environment
Continuously work with leading-edge Technology
IGT’s GameTouch™ 20 Wins Lottery Product of the Year at the International Gaming Awards (2019)
We are IGT: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1rclUl_sOS8
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 .