Double Loop Games is looking for an experienced Art Outsourcing Manager to help drive the art for a new, original mobile game.
WHO WE ARE
We are a well-funded mobile game start-up focused on making delightful, relaxing experiences for the biggest audience in games: people who don’t think of themselves as gamers.
We're building an environment that's transparent, respectful, and family-friendly. Our current team is in California and Oregon, but we're happy to work with people remotely anywhere in the Americas. Diverse candidates encouraged. Kindness expected.
WHO DO WE WANT
Double Loop Games is looking for an experienced mobile games Art Outsourcing Manager to help us organize and run a growing pipeline of art for our new, original game. The ideal candidate has a wealth of experience working with teams of all sizes, both internal and external. They should showcase a track record of high quality work, excellent attention to detail, and enthusiasm for their craft.
Oversee outsourced art creation and management
Hold external artists to a high standard of quality and ensure art consistently meets the game’s artistic guidelines
Plan assets, cost tasks, and coordinate schedule & needs effectively both internally and externally
Give constructive feedback and direct external artists to final quality results
Develop art specs, materials, documentation and templates for external art teams
Work with the Art Director to set expectations for external work
Manage communication between internal and external artists
Integrate incoming art into the game engine
3+ years industry experience working with external artists or companies
Portfolio showcasing a high bar of quality for concept or 2D art
Understanding of nature, anatomy, and architecture
Strong understanding of Photoshop, Unity
Strong ability to communicate in English, both verbally and written
Conscientious and self-motivated
Strong understanding of common animation tools
Knowledge of 3D modeling tools and processes
Knowledge of 3D or 2D animation tools and processes
Knowledge of 3D materials and shaders
A love of relaxing, delightful gameplay, and beautiful worlds filled with both outdoor spaces and intimate village life
A strong desire to step outside of your comfort zone and learn new things
WHAT ARE WE OFFERING?
Full-time role with benefits
Interesting, highly original work in a small, supportive and well-funded start-up led by two women who are industry veterans
Flexible working arrangements. Work from home wherever you may be as long as you have a reasonable number of overlapping hours with the pacific time zone (+/- 3 hours for this role) and fast, reliable internet connection
Please send your full resume, references, and anything else you think we should see to email@example.com. Candidates should also be prepared for an art test, if necessary.