Art Outsourcing Manager

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Posted
February 7, 2021
Full Time
Anywhere
Remote

Double Loop Games is looking for an experienced Art Outsourcing Manager to help drive the art for a new, original mobile game.

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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.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • 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

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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

HUGE PLUSSES

  • 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 jobs@doubleloopgames.com. Candidates should also be prepared for an art test, if necessary.

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