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Lead Artist in Atlanta, GA at AGS

Date Posted: 4/12/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Atlanta, GA
  • Job Type:
    Artist
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    4/12/2018

Job Description

AGS, LLC. is a global company focused on creating a diverse mixof entertaining gaming experiences for every kind of player. Our roots arefirmly planted in the Class II Native American gaming market, but ourcustomer-centric culture and remarkable growth have helped us branch out tobecome one of the most all-inclusive commercial gaming suppliers in theworld.  

Description

Powered byhigh-performing Class II and Class III slot products, an expansive tableproducts portfolio, highly-rated social casino solutions for players andoperators, and best-in-class service, we offer an unmatched value propositionfor our casino partners. Learn more about us at www.playags.com.

TheLead Artist will join our team-oriented group of creative in the GameDevelopment Department. The ideal candidate will be required to lead a group ofartists to create the next highly-engaging and innovative slot games from startto finish.

PRIMARYOBJECTIVES

Theduties of this role include but are not limited to the following:

  • Leading the creation of the art assets from game concept through production, testing and handoff.
  • Motivating and training other artists in best practices and processes relating to game development.
  • Contributing to process improvements to increase productivity and the visual quality of the games.

 SKILLS / REQUIREMENTS:

  • Portfolio required.
  • Local applicants encouraged, or willing to relocate on own 
  • Bachelor degree in art/sequential art or equivalent.
  • Brainstorm and conceptualize ideas (produce concept sketches and quick concept edits).
  • Create digital character illustrations/paintings, compositions/layouts, logos, UI elements.
  • Design and create overall look and feel for projects.
  • Experience in making presentations to product owners and clients.
  • Experience leading both internal/outsourced art team.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple projects simultaneously and be flexible to the ever-changing environment of a fast-growing company.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • 2-3 years Leadership Experience within a team/studio.
  • 3-5 years Professional Job Experience.
  • Excellent communication skills and organizational skills.
  • Ability to give constructive feedback.
  • Highly proficient in Photoshop.
  • Basic animation knowledge.
  • After Effects, Maya and Unity skills/knowledge are pluses.
  • Casino Industry experience is a huge plus.   

* Position is locatedin Midtown, Atlanta