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We are looking for an experienced Art Outsource Manager to join us in creating high profile original titles for both the VR and AAA console spaces.  In this role you will act as the link between the Ready At Dawn Art Team and its external partners, and help guide the creation of industry leading video game artwork through the entirety of the lifecycle; from involvement during initial concept and prototyping, through production and final integration into our proprietary game engine.

An ideal candidate has both strong production skills and hands-on experience with creating game art, and is excited to play a key role in expanding our outsource efficiency and capabilities over time.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with the art leads and production team to create asset lists, schedules and resource plans for outsource content
  • Effectively communicate the visual goals of the project to external contractors / art houses
  • Assure both aesthetic and technical quality of outsource content with direct reviews and feedback
  • Maintain effective communication and dependency visibility with internal art teams on the status of outsource assets
  • Research and evaluate potential new outsource resources (both individual contractors as well as larger vendors)
  • Collaborate with internal art teams on developing new art production standards and technique documentation
  • Work with tools teams to continually improve upon our custom technology for streamlining and automating outsource processes and asset integration

Requirements:

  • Three + years’ experience as an Art Outsource Manager or Lead Artist in the video game industry
  • Strong communicator, both written and verbal
  • Strong eye for visual and technical craftsmanship
  • General 3D modeling and texturing experience and familiarity with implementation in a game engine
  • Working knowledge of Maya, Photoshop and other industry standard software used to create art assets

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