Outsource Art Manager/Artist

  • Category
    Information Technology - Graphics / Multimedia
  • Job type
  • Location
    Vancouver, British Columbia

Adecco is currently recruiting for a Outsource Art Manager for an 18-Month contract with Client in Vancouver, BC. This Monday to Friday, daytime, must be flexible for an occasional meeting.
The Outsource Art Manager will have the following responsibilities:
-    In this position, you will be expected to partner with the Lead(s) to help re-enforce the quality bar for the project and lead talented external teams of Artists to bring the lead’s vision to reality.  We are looking for an individual that has demonstrated content creation skills in one or more disciplines. You may also be called upon to contribute to technical best practices for the development of our tools, pipelines and systems;
-    Design, Develop and unit test technical solutions for moderate to complex work objects assigned;
-    Contribute to the consistent development of best practices such as CI/CD and Agile;
-    Serve as a source of escalation for your lead on external development, working with the Outsource Producer to help remove roadblocks and allowing work to be completed as efficiently as possible;
-    Coordinate with the Outsource Producer to facilitate ramp-up and training of external team members by organizing materials, documentation and possibly visiting external teams onsite for training sessions;
-    Update project management software/tools with entering tasks, tracking overages, extension requests, and art direction changes;
-    Guide external teams on the best approach for building content and resolving potential blocker issues;
-    Conduct reviews and provide feedback on external submissions in line with the vision of the lead and art director, maintaining quality and consistency;
-    Ensure alignment with the Lead, set up kickoff meetings prior to beginning a new milestone and reviews at pre-determined intervals;
-    Domestic or international travel 3-4 times per year typically for 1 week durations per trip.  
The Outsource Art Manager must meet the following mandatory requirements:
-    Art-related degree and/or comparable professional experience;
-    Have an art portfolio ready to submit to the client;
-    5+ years of experience in video games, film/television or equivalent;
-    3-5 years of experience of management space, must have art background;
-    1-3+ years’ experience in a leadership capacity or managing external teams;
-    Experience with AAA game, Outsource Management experience, art experience with weapons and/or vehicles – Best fit;
-    Visual and technical understanding in traditional and digital sculpting, 3D modeling & texturing (both high- & low-resolution);
-    Proficient in Maya (preferred), 3D Max or XSI;
-    Mudbox or Zbrush proficiency;
-    Familiarity project management tools (I.e. Jira, Confluence, Excel, etc.).
Nice to have:
-    Creation may be required depending on your available capacity;
-    Unreal Engine and Substance Painter experience.
If you are interested in applying to our Outsource Art Manager, please submit your resume as soon as possible by clicking on the 'Apply with Adecco' button.

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