United Kingdom
Vacancy Type:
Permanent
Brand:
23 (Entain)
About The Role
Entain is one of the world’s largest sports betting and gaming groups, operating both online and in the retail sector. With offices across five continents and licences in more than 20 countries, we operate some of the most well-known and iconic brands in the industry with more than 250 years of combined history – names such as Ladbrokes, partypoker, bwin and Coral.
 
We're looking for a Head of Graphics to join our Win Studio!

We build over 40 new games a year – The head of graphics will play a key role in shaping and modelling these games to be the best in class. The role will cover both in-house (art created by our graphics team in India) and external studio injecting your own style and feel into the portfolio.

 
What you'll be doing:
  • Responsible for the quality and delivery of all graphical assets, visuals and supporting imagery on all Win products.
  • Implement production value and design standards for all graphical deliveries from the Win games team, driving high quality products and imagery at each stage of development
  • Work with the Head of Win to implement a graphical style for the studio
  • Coach and develop the art team to drive awareness of market standards and graphical developments, new tools and approaches
  • Work with the Head of Win to build art specs and theme boards for all new game designs and concepts, cascading these requirements to the team for delivery and guidance
  • Alongside other stake holders for game products, review game artwork and production at various stages during development to ensure the output meets the concept requirements
  • Oversea the production of marketing assets, Video teasers and marketing packs ensuring they are delivered on time to a high quality.
  • Assist with promotional and launch assets
  • Research and champion new and improved techniques and technologies to optimise graphics and file sizes to reduce resource usage and improve loading speeds
  • Lead graphic concept meetings and design forums.
  • Input into the design process of new games.
  • Support the Concept artist with new ideas and concepts
 
What we need from you: 
  • Must have experience in producing current online gaming products.
  • Knowledge of the structure of both slot and table games
  • Knowledge of creating video games.
  • Experience in computer-generated art, including proficiency in several of the following areas: physically based rendering, lighting, shading, material authoring, environment or character authoring, FX, performance analysis, graphics content optimization.
  • Strong artistic portfolio that demonstrates a keen eye for artistic direction.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Strong personal interest in gaming and knowledge of gaming industry trends and innovations.
  • A knowledge of game compliance is UK US and .DK is an advantage
  • Enthusiasm and initiative.
  • Meeting the required level of the competency framework.
  • Current valid passport and be prepared to travel to meet with other global teams

About Entain

We may sit on the FTSE100, but for millions of customers worldwide, we’re the brands they hold in their hands – and heart. As the home of household names like Ladbrokes, Foxy and PartyPoker, to name just a few, we elevate lives with moments of excitement. And right now we’re elevating ourselves above the competition. We’re leading the industry in bold new directions - and it’s our diverse and talented team who are making this possible. Believe us, the best is yet to come. For our customers. For our future. For your career.

DEI and Wellbeing @ Entain

At Entain we do what’s right. It’s one of our core values. Which is why we’re taking the lead when it comes to creating a diverse, equal and inclusive future - for our people, our industry and our society. We’ve created a culture where everyone can feel psychologically safe, included and heard. Where being accepted for who you are is a given. Here, we celebrate our individual differences, and make sure everyone feels supported, respected, and empowered to thrive – and that starts from the moment you apply to join us.

Life @ Entain

We’re a team who love to play, and win, together. We love building bonds between our people, and we love to build your career up too. Join us, and we won’t just be your employer, we’ll be your biggest cheerleader. We’ll give you the power to lead the conversation on your learning and career goals from day one, and then get behind you with all the support you need to take your career – and our business – to new heights.