Art Outsource Manager – Leamington Spa, UK

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Art Outsource Manager

Playground Games – Leamington Spa, UK

This is your chance to work for a studio who’ve created a number of critically-acclaimed and award winning racing games. Established in 2010, our client have brought together some of the most experienced and talented developers with a vision to create genre-defining titles for a global audience.

Due to continued success, Playground Games are now looking for a skilled and experienced Outsource Manager. You will need to possess the ability to develop and maintain long-term positive relationships with both internal and external artists, ensuring everyone is striving for the same goal.

Your technical and practical abilities will be well developed, and you’ll be able to grasp new concepts and programs quickly. You'll also get to participate in R&D of new techniques which are set to be implemented into the production pipeline.

As an Outsource Manager, you will be instrumental in guiding art vision within the team. You will also champion the look and design of the artwork, keyframes, props, and set concepts.

You will work in conjunction with the team to push the concept team to new limits, helping to transform ideas into inspiring concepts and production imagery. You will have a superior grasp for visual design and excellent foundation skills. You must be flexible, highly motivated, and detail conscious.

Industry knowledge, coupled with experience leading a team on published console titles, is required.

The skills and XP you'll need to succeed include:

  • Experience of managing outsourcing in the games industry
  • At least one shipped full game under your belt
  • Game development tools knowledge and work experience (i.e. Confluence and/or Shotgun)
  • Knowledge of game development methodologies
  • Strong communication skills

If you'd like more information about this excellent role, or the studio in question, get in touch with us!

Call +44 (0)1709 834777 or email jasmin@aswift.com

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