Senior Art Designer (Las Vegas, NV)

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We are currently looking for a Senior Art Designer to join our talented team of artists! Come be part of Konami Gaming's Art department and create artwork and animation for slot machines, including game symbols, character animations, layout, graphic interface, instructional screens, and attract sequences.

The Senior Art Designer is responsible for determining style, technique, and medium best suited to produce desired effect while conforming to design requirements.

Candidates will be ask to provide a link to their online portfolio in order to draw the attention to any particular samples that fit the criteria.

Konami's Perks and Benefits!

  • Competitive Wages.
  • Annual discretionary bonus!
  • 401(k) plan with generous company match up to 15% of your salary contributed.
  • Comprehensive employee health and welfare benefits package - Health, Dental, Vision, Voluntary plans, and more!
  • 12 Company paid Holidays and generous Paid Time Off (PTO) with rollover.
  • Tuition reimbursement program.

What will you be doing?

  • Creates and/or enhances drawings, game theme, characters, symbols and effects.
  • Creates computer generated animation of UI, symbols, effects and/or characters.
  • Using strong graphic design skill, provides 2D and 3D user interface screens and information/instruction graphics for incorporation into final games.
  • Collaborates with Game Designer and Manager to finalize artwork for each project. Provides artwork for review at appropriate stages and applies feedback accordingly.
  • Prepares data for in-game implementation, working within production requirements in collaboration with Software team. Modifies frame artwork under tight deadlines. Understands full range of game types, products and platforms.
  • Aligns each game's art creation with the functional spec/graphic proposal, including conceptual art and storyboards. Creates graphics visually reinforcing game rule and game flow. Identifies and executes cost effective, effort maximizing use of tools and techniques.
  • Analyzes Konami and competitor product library and performance in the field from a player's perspective to find industry trends, consider players in art design and discern which art approaches are most effective to appeal to gamblers.

What skills and expertise do you bring to the job?

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Art, Graphic Design, Animation or similar field or equivalent combination of education and experience. Art institution certification or awards desirable.
  • 5+ years of experience and/or training in related work.
  • Photoshop required; Unity. Illustrator, Animate, Maya 3D, After Effects, Z Brush software experience desirable.
  • Knowledge of human anatomy and traditional art skills required.
  • Understanding of interactive game art standards (hierarchy, theme, character design, fonts, layout skills, symbol design and color)
  • Must be eager to learn and able to work with a team.
  • Ability to communicate professionally and efficiently, verbal and written with all levels of the business.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain gaming licensure(s).

About Konami Gaming, Inc.:

For Players. For Operators. For Each Other.

We all create important wins, that become big wins for us as a company. Come join the Konami family and help bring the 'Born from fun' technology and entertainment to people around the world!

Konami Gaming, Inc. entered the US gaming market in the 2000s and we've spent the last two decades moving the industry forward with breakthrough games, head turning cabinets, and a casino management system that brings it all together. Over that time, we've garnered our share of awards and established a corporate culture of success and innovation.

A world leader in systems and game development, Konami can offer you the best of both worlds - stability within a dynamic, creative environment. We are excited to announce that Konami Gaming Inc. is growing and expanding into new product lines, including premium and standard games, and new market segments. As we enter a new growth period for the Company, we are expanding our reach to attract top talent in game studio operations, technology and product development.

Konami Gaming is an Equal Opportunity Employer committedto diversity in the workplace.All qualified employees and applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard torace, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please call 702-616-1400 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.
More Information on Konami Gaming, Inc.
Konami Gaming, Inc. operates in the Gaming industry. The company is located in Las Vegas, NV. Konami Gaming, Inc. was founded in 1997. It has 505 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 19 open jobs at Konami Gaming, Inc., click here.
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