Graphic Artist - 12 month FTC

Job Type:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

We are looking for a graphic artist to join our busy and dynamic team based in our Richmond Hill, Toronto service office.

Why we need you:

You will be working on slot games that will be played all over the world! You’ll be creating game content and UI visuals for HTML and Mobile platforms. The role is accountable for all aspects of design, development, and testing of graphics content in conjunction with product management partners.

Who are we looking for:

You’ll be collaborating with design leads, business analysts and product managers to ensure consistent, achievable visual design solutions that are aligned to strategic imperatives. You’ll be graphic designing, developing and testing of HTML 5 graphics, components and features.

You’ll have a Bachelor’s degree or diploma in CG Graphic Design or Web/Media Design or related field along with shown experience in graphic/animation design for software interactive development across multiple platforms; Windows, Mac, iOS, Android. You’ll have the ability to create professional quality artwork in a variety of visual styles including but not limited to: 2D,3D, Illustration skills, character design, animation, backgrounds, interface design.

You’ll be participating in the software development process from concept design to release along with identifying and conceptualising options for potential solutions for technical and business suitability so you’ll need confirmed interactive design and development experience with HTML5/CSS3, Flash, Unity for desktop and mobile applications. Working knowledge of Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, After Effects, Maya or Max, and related graphics software is meaningful, as is deep understanding of the software development life cycle.

As the ideal candidate, you will have:

You’ll be assisting in the creation and analysis of functional requirements and specifications of front-end interactive components and graphics solutions. You’ll also be building and reviewing documentation including concept and proposal presentations so UX/UI design proficiency at integrating with professional applications for the desktop, mobile and tablet formats will be helpful. You’ll need to be passionate about games and well-designed, high quality, versatile graphics and interfaces.

What's in it for you?

The salary for this job is based on experience, so whilst we are not able to go into detail at this stage, we can say that we offer great salary packages and a discretionary annual performance bonus.

We offer health and dental insurance for you, your partner and your children (if you all live at the same address). In addition, you can join our company pension scheme.

Our in-house training and development team deliver fantastic support to develop your skills and support you in progressing your career.

Lunch is on us and there is free fresh fruit, snacks, drinks in the office

What happens next?

We will aim to get back to you as soon as possible. If you meet the criteria, then we’ll invite you to a phone interview and if that goes well we’ll meet you for a face-to-face interview.

The Group

The Stars Group is the ultimate owner of industry leading gaming brands such as PokerStars, PokerStars Casino, BetStars, Full Tilt, and the PokerStars Live brands, and through its ownership of Sky Betting & Gaming, a mobile-led leading online gaming operator, licenses the Sky Bet, Sky Vegas, Sky Casino, Sky Bingo and Sky Poker online gaming brands. Collectively, these and other brands of The Stars Group have millions of registered customers globally, forming one of the world’s largest publicly listed online gaming companies. This role is in the Group’s Richmond Hill, Toronto service office in the Casino  Development department.