2D Animator

  • Full-time

Company Description

If it’s iGaming, we know a thing or two. Light & Wonder’s digital team leads the global gaming market, providing jaw-dropping content and innovative software that powers the world's most successful online gaming providers.

Light & Wonder is the global leader in cross-platform games and entertainment. The company brings together 5,000 employees from six continents to connect content between land-based and digital channels with unmatched technology and distribution. Guided by a culture that values daring teamwork and creativity, Light & Wonder builds new worlds of play, developing game experiences loved by players around the globe. The company’s OpenGaming(tm) platform powers the largest digital-gaming network in the industry. Light & Wonder is committed to the highest standards of integrity, from promoting player responsibility to implementing sustainable practices. To learn more, visit lnw.com. 

Job Description

Working closely and collaboratively with artists, animators, developers, and product owners, the Associate 2D Animator is responsible for creating animations and developing of high-quality motion graphics, animated content and game imagery based on specific game mechanics/story boards and briefs. Their work is directly linked to the signature look of our creations which guarantees their success. Our animators play a key role as the bridge between the Creative Team and the Development Engineers. The Associate 2D Animator will play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth flow of assets between teams on their projects.

Applying their expertise, the Associate 2D Animator contributes to all animated aspects of projects and games, such as the following: 

•    Mock Ups, animatics, and test renders
•    Characters and objects
•    Environments
•    Symbols and logos
•    Promotional videos

The Associate 2D Animator must be versatile to create visual concepts in a range of styles. Their Artistic sensibilities and understanding of the target market will be leveraged constantly to quickly fine tune work for the project at hand.

The Associate 2D Animator will ensure intellectual property and copyright guidelines are followed and production deadlines are met. They must possess a good knowledge of casino gaming overall, casino game art and game play.

The Associate 2D Animator must have the creative skills to produce animatics, user flows and motion graphics, they will produce work quickly and efficiently and be fully conversant with the current tools of the trade. The successful candidate will be able to design rich and spectacular motion graphics and animations as well as have an in-depth knowledge of rigging, particle effects and other key aspects of animation. A drive to grow and learn, curiosity, passion for the trade and the desire to meet challenges.


  • 1-2 years of hands-on experience in game animation development and production with a portfolio to support this.

  • Thorough knowledge of animation principles.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of animation tools: Adobe After Effects, Spine, etc. and Adobe Photoshop 

  • Ability to visually express concepts and ideas through animatics, drawings and sketches.

  • Hands on knowledge of the technology used in games and multimedia.

  • Ability to optimize assets using current technology for online delivery

  • Skilled at bringing characters to life.

  • Technical aptitude and rigor

  • Capable of quickly learning how to use new software and of maintaining current knowledge.

  • Knowledge of production steps and understanding of creative processes.

  • Use of common communication tools, MS Office, Slack, and Teams.

  • Knowledge of JIRA and agile methodology.

  • A university (bachelor’s) degree in a related field.

  • Bilingual - Must be comfortable in a French environment. 


  • Comfortable with 3D tools

  • Experience with Game Engines such as Unity or Unreal

  • Professional experience in the Casino Gaming industry

  • Adobe Illustrator proficiency would be an advantage

We have adopted a hybrid approach to workplace location. Weekly attendance at the studio is expected to facilitate the collaboration and cultural goals of the studio.

Additional Information

Why would you enjoy working with us at Light & Wonder?

  • Competitive benefits, an open and supportive environment as well as a modern and exciting workplace.

  • The opportunity to interact with global teams on a regular basis and the possibility to switch teams and projects as you and our business continues to develop and grow.

  • Tangible and genuine development - at Light & Wonder, you can take your career where you want it to go!

  • Exposure to real work, business-critical projects and the chance to develop some of the world’s leading casino games enjoyed around the world.

  • Nicest teammates ever. This isn't an exaggeration.

And if that’s not enough; you will get to enjoy a stunning work location and flexible working practices whilst we provide you with the guidance and development skills you need to progress quickly and enhance your career.


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