Artist I in Sydney at Scientific Games

Date Posted: 1/30/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Sydney
  • Job Type:
    Other
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/30/2018
  • Job ID:
    IRC4036

Job Description



Scientific Games is a leading innovator in the regulated gaming and global lottery industries with 8000+ employees worldwide. We specialise in the development, production and distribution of fun and exciting products such as Instant Scratchies, Slot Machines, and Electronic Table Games including Blackjack, Roulette and Baccarat.

Scientific Games has an exciting full time opportunity for an Entry Level Artist/Illustrator, based in our Silverwater Head Office, reporting into our Lead Artist.

Join an awesome team in our brand new premises with facilities such as on-site carpark, games room with console games, ping pong tables, pinball machine and arcade machines.

Overview:

This unique and exciting will see you as an integral part of our Game Development Studio. As an Illustrator/Artist you will be required to work independently to create and document all aspects of a game from reel symbol sets to interface layout to fonts.

Day-day you will be responsible for the following:

Duties:
•Create high-calibre art, maintaining excellent art quality in regard to character design, colour theory, layout, text treatment, and animation ability.
•Continually sharpen artistic abilities through company training, independent learning, and learning from other team members.
•Continually sharpen software expertise through company training, independent learning, and learning from other team members.
•Work closely with Senior Artists and the Lead Artist, producing high-quality art in an iterative process.
•Display a high degree of professionalism at all times, accepting critique from team members.
•Show efficiency in self-managing time with a reasonable degree of accountability and minimal instruction
•Demonstrate excellent file structure and organization
•Create art assets and document all art assets created with minimal mistakes.

Job Requirements



Essential Skills & Experience:

The successful applicant is required to possess the below:

•1 year previous experience as an Associate Artist/Illustrator in a commercial environment
•Formal qualification in Art/Animation would be advantageous, although not essential
•Proficient in Photoshop, After Effects, Illustrator
•Working knowledge of Studio Max or other 3D platform
•Experience using Spine 2D would be highly regarded
•Working knowledge of MS Office
•Excellent drawing and rendering abilities
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills
•Ability to create art and animation for all game aspects (screen layout, symbol sets, etc) with minimal guidance.
•Understand how to design art for various themes and platforms
•Ability to work across multiple time zones and attend meetings as required

Benefits:
•Competitive remuneration package + superannuation.
•New and modern office spaces, games rooms and break out areas.
•On-site parking and cafe.
•Training & Development opportunities
•State of the art equipment

All applicants MUST provide the following in along with their application:

•Updated copy of your resume
•Portfolio (website or blog required for pre-interview)
•Samples of sketch work (sketchbook or loose-leaf)
•Layered working Photoshop, Flash, After Effects, and Studio Max files as appropriate to the position
•Animation samples if animation is core ability (AVI, Quicktime, or website)
•Please provide all links upon application

This is a unique and exciting opportunity for an outstanding Illustrator/Artist to apply and develop their skills and experience in a fantastic and vibrant environment.

Australian residents / citizens only need apply
No Recruitment Agencies Please