Art Outsource Manager

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4 days ago

Our client is looking for an experienced Art Outsourcing Manager to be responsible for overseeing the work of external vendors and contractors for our upcoming titles. This full-time remote role comes with a salary of up to $140,000 and excellent benefits. 

As an Art Outsourcing Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing the work of external vendors and contractors for our upcoming titles. This includes managing the workflow and deadlines, ensuring that art quality meets or exceeds studio standards, and communicating with internal and external development teams to ensure that these assets are implemented in game. 

As an Art Outsource Manager, you will be expected to: 

  • Work with the Art Leads to establish the art delivery bar for the project, then direct internal artists and external partners in order to deliver that quality by using industry-standard tools (such as Unreal Engine, Maya, etc) 
  • Set up workflows and submission processes with vendors, providing training and constructive feedback to ensure assets are consistently delivered on time and at a high quality 
  • Develop detailed documentation, references, and examples to facilitate the creation of quality assets throughout a full production cycle 

To be considered for this role, you will need to have previous professional experience as an Art Outsource Manager directing high-quality art for a major production. You will also require the following: 

  • Working knowledge of the art production pipeline for games, including an understanding of different types of art assets, for all stages of the production cycle production pipeline 
  • Demonstrable experience providing feedback on art being created in a variety of tools such as Maya, Zbrush, Blender, Photoshop, Substance, and Unreal Engine 
  • Understanding of how to use Project Management Tools/Software, such as Shotgrid, Jira, and Confluence 
  • A firm understanding of contract negotiations, budgeting and asset management 

In return for your passion, collaborative approach and commitment, you will receive a generous salary and benefits package and join a friendly and inclusive culture. 

Please get in touch with Dan from the Skillsearch team today at to apply and register your interest for this remote full-time Art Outsource Manager position. They'd be thrilled to hear from you. We'd love to help you get your next role and enable you to fulfil your professional ambitions. 

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Years of experience and salary levels are shown purely as a guide. We will only consider applications from candidates that can demonstrate the skills or experience required for the role.

Please be aware that while we would love to respond to every application we receive, due to high numbers we cannot guarantee this. We do however appreciate any time you invest into the application and will make sure to get in touch should anything in future more closely fit your skillset.

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Daniel Everett

Game Art Consultant - North America

Dan works with Joe and his team working to find the best Game Artists in North America the job they’ve been waiting for! He’s a big gamer himself, so you can be sure you’re in good hands if Dan’s looking after you, just don’t bring up Deathtrap Dungeon as playing that game on PS1 many years ago has left him scarred for life! Get in touch with Dan for Art opportunities in North America.

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