SMITE - Environment Art Outsourcing Manager

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Hi-Rez Studios

Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire an experienced Environment Outsourcing Art Manager to work for our studio on the established game SMITE.

At Hi-Rez, you will have an opportunity to be part of an innovative environment that embraces new and different ideas. We are a passionate and enthusiastic bunch who love video games. We have incredibly talented individuals who are empowered to create and challenged to learn. All of this means more opportunities for you to unleash your creativity and dedication.

Tasks you will be responsible for:

    • As a Outsourcing Art Manager for the SMITE Environment team, you will facilitate clear communication with our Outsource vendors and Environment team lead.  
    • Provide well articulated feedback and approvals for all incoming art assets maintaining and improving the art quality.
    • Gather proper reference and provide detailed paintovers when needed to maintain the art fidelity.
    • Implement assets directly,  assist vendors implement assets into the game engine and also make any needed fixes to assets.
    • Keeping track of all outsource schedules, setting milestones, and adhering to deadlines.

Attributes we are in search of:

    • Exceptional eye for stylized art
    • Advanced knowledge of a modeling package, Unreal engine and additional tools used in the game art creation pipeline.
    • A deep understanding of engine performance constraints and the ability to set correct limitations for all assets.
    • Experience working with and managing teams
    • 5+ years of experience with shipped titles as an environment artist.

Things we like to see:

    • A passion for developing and playing games
    • Knowledge of Jira and Shotgun
    • 3+ years of experience in a manager role
    • Being organized, self driven, can problem solve through hurdles, and a great team player.
Covid 19 Update: We have introduced a policy called Creativity Unchained which gives our employees the option to work remotely from anywhere within the United States or England. You may also choose to relocate to Georgia and work at the Studio. We understand everyone's situation is unique and we will work with you to create your ideal work environment.
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Date posted: 2022-01-20