Outsource Manager (offline)

The next great challenge is coming:

 

Room 8 Studio is looking for an Art Outsource Manager who is familiar with asset production to work with internal and external resources. Your experience in game development and ability to build and manage relationships with external partners would foster the development of our outsource department.

 

Superpowers you have are:

 

- 2+ years of experience with AAA outsourcing and external content/development management or a similar role within the gaming industry;

- Experience in AAA projects;

- Strong knowledge of asset workflows for various types of game assets, including environment assets, character models, VFX, and concept packages;

- Understanding of content creation software, Unreal, and production software - like Maya, Substance Painter, Perforce, Miro, and Shotgrid;

- In-depth understanding of the game development process and the ability to align art outsourcing activities with internal project milestones and deadlines;

- Ability to work with formulas and reporting, documents (Word, Google Docs), spreadsheets (Excel, Google Sheets);

- Experience with project management tools such as Airtable and JIRA;

- Proven problem-solving skills and the ability to think strategically to address potential challenges;

- Desire to continually optimize the outsourcing process;

- Upper-Intermediate level of English (or higher);

- Technical mindset;

- A passion for playing games;

- Art freelance experience would be a plus.

 

Becoming a part of Room 8 Studio team you will:

 

- Manage the end-to-end art outsourcing process, including sourcing, onboarding, and maintaining communication with external art studios and individual artists;

- Work with department Leads and Producers to identify assets that need to be outsourced;

- Proactively identify potential issues or bottlenecks in the outsourcing process and implement effective solutions to ensure timely delivery and adherence to quality standards;

- Leverage your knowledge of vendor management to identify opportunities to improve processes and workflows with our external and cross-functional partners;

- Prepare complete tasks’ descriptions and specifications for external artists;

- Provide clear, consistent, and thorough management of data;

- Ensure outsourcing milestones are met.

 

Join us, and get even more:

 

- Competitive financial reward (yes, we are fair enough);

- Challenges to raise your XPs score (professional trainings and conferences, internal mentorship, English courses);

- Health insurance, paid vacation, and sick leave;

- Culture of diversity & inclusion to unite the most outstanding talents;

- Community of people who understand your game passion.

 

Together we will bring games to the next level. Exactly with you.