External Art Manager

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Do you have project or team management experience for art teams within game development, and are you seeking a new remote role in Canada? Skillsearch is helping a creative and inclusive game studio find an External Art Manager for their team, and the role comes with industry-leading compensation and benefits. 

The video game studio you will be working for was founded on the axiom that creative freedom and independence lead to better, more innovative games. As the studio’s External Art Manager, you will be the bridge between the studio game team and the external art teams. 

During your first few weeks in this External Art Manager role, you can expect to: 

  • Schedule art content in collaboration with internal art management and production 
  • Build and maintain a cohesive understanding of our art direction and asset pipelines to effectively and confidently review assets, solve and anticipate problems, and communicate feedback 
  • Implement assets in engine to review technical requirements and artistic quality 
  • Provide clear and concise technical and artistic feedback to external artists 

The ideal External Art Manager candidate will have 5+ years of project or team management related to art teams within game development. Experience working as a game artist, Environment or Generalist artist would be advantageous. Some additional requirements include: 

  • Proven ability to mitigate risk with scope and timelines 
  • Expert in JIRA and Excel 
  • Experience with Unreal Editor and experience with other creative production management software such as ShotGrid would be a plus 
  • Full professional proficiency in English is required, working proficiency in other languages could be a plus 

As a vital member of the studio, and in return for your expertise, inclusive approach and commitment, we will provide a favourable salary and the chance to join a passionate and creative team. 

To learn more or to apply for this remote External Art Manager job, with a flexible work environment combining from-home, in-office, and remote work please get in touch with Daniel from Skillsearch today at de@skillsearch.com 


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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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Game Art Consultant - North America Daniel Everett

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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