Aristocrat
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Las Vegas, NV
Remote

Technical Artist at Aristocrat

| Las Vegas, NV +3 more | Remote
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Job Posting Title
Technical Artist
Summary• The successful candidate will contribute meaningfully while gaining exposure to all facets of Aristocrat's global business. You will meet great people and build a foundational understanding of the vast, complex, regulated environment in which we thrive.• As a Technical Artist you will be individually contributing for creating Aristocrat games for landbased casinos.• This role requires in depth knowledge of art development technologies and platforms and demands skill in optimization and design efficiency in a multi-platform environment.• This role requires your participation in a work environment that encourages quality output, high productivity and teamwork.• Your management of and contribution to the directives of this role will allow the company to be a high performance environment and deliver a robust and exciting gaming experience to our customers.
What you'll do
  • Participate in the full game art development lifecycle of our products.
  • Create new games as well as modify existing legacy games ensuring the production of quality products to specified standards as defined by the requirement.
  • Produce project and task estimates, schedules and complete projects on time and within budget.
  • Provide assistance to software engineers / testers and support personnel as needed to identify problems with game software.
  • Provide feedback regarding art considerations and usability issues concerning game software specifications and implementation.
  • Conduct Game Analysis including requirements assessment and art reviews.
  • Communicate with Software Engineers, management, team leads, and other technical artists.
  • Perform essential functions of art development by utilizing industry standard tools and equipment.
  • Encourage the artistic development of artists on staff through training and mentorship.
  • Ensuring content is correctly implemented and complies with technical constraints required for optimal in-game performance
  • All other duties as assigned

What we're looking for
  • Must have at least five years professional art development experience.
  • Strong working knowledge of the standard art development tools like Adobe CS Suite - Photoshop, Illustrator & After effects, 3DS Max / VRay, Perforce.
  • Bachelor's / Master's degree in Fine Arts or related field, or equivalent work experience
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, effective inter-personal skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of clients and staff.
  • Strong ability to take visual concepts and produce required art.
  • Broad working knowledge of technical issues in graphics, such as rendering, performance, streaming and memory management
  • Extensive knowledge of platform constraints, understanding of software tools, and graphic production process.
  • Able to give effective critiques and also take feedback & criticism.
  • Ability to multi-task.

Why Aristocrat?
  • World Leader in Gaming Entertainment
  • Robust benefits package
  • Global career opportunities

Our Values
  • All about the Player
  • Talent Unleashed
  • Collective Brilliance
  • Good Business Good Citizen

The US based roles may require registration with the Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB) and/or other gaming jurisdictions in which we operate.
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Austin, TX
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What are Aristocrat Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Game Room
Some Meals Provided
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Customized development tracks

An Insider's view of Aristocrat

What are some social events your company does?

The company has social events for all major holidays such our annual Christmas Party, Mardi gras, and Diwali where we get together as a group.

Chris Tisdale

Associate Architect

What projects are you most excited about?

I’m always most excited about the next one. With each new game we create we look to build upon previous success, implement learnings for new opportunities, and provide the player with a new or unique experience. It’s during this creation phase where we define the foundation of the game - the emotions we want players to feel while playing.

Kim Rogers

Director, Game Design – Studio 54

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I’ve been able to access internal mobility early in my employment, finding a new role that suit my skills and my career goals.

Shannon Leyden

Product Manager

What's something quirky about your company?

If I tell someone I work at Aristocrat, then I get a funny look and a “what’s that?”. If I say I work for the company that makes the Buffalo Game, then instantly everyone knows what I am talking about. I get comments of “Buffaallloo” or “ I love that game.” Or “Oh that’s my favorite”.  

Liz Orola

Quality Assurance Manager

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