Production Manager

Poliigon
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Job type: Permanent

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Job Description

Get on the ground floor of a fast growing startup in the archiviz, gaming and vfx space.

Poliigon gives 3D artists a library of realistic materials and 3D models to make better renders, faster. We are looking for a Production Manager to lead the production team and help us scale asset output by 10x.

What sets Poliigon apart

  • We are a young, high-growth organization on track to double in size this year. At just 2 years old, we’ve achieved ARR of $1.8M, while being fully bootstrapped.
  • We’re fully remote, with staff across multiple timezones and countries.
  • We support all major 3d software and rendering formats natively.
  • We believe in life long learning and encourage respectful honesty

This is a full-time permanent position, working remotely from home. 

Perks

  1. No commute - Work from home
  2. $2,000 annual allowance for upgrading your hardware or workspace
  3. 10 days paid holidays per year + any local public holidays + 5 days paid sick leave.
  4. Internal training and guidance to grow in your role

Skills & Requirements

Responsibilities:

  • Define the strategy for delivering assets that meet company objectives
  • Build KPIs that enable data driven decision making
  • Drive the asset roadmap, in charge of delivering assets that artists will use (quality, usability etc.)
  • Lead the team in building processes, documentation and automated tools, with an eye for scale and continuous improvement
  • Manage and lead - ensure your team has the tools, training and mentorship to work effectively
  • Empower - Help artists understand how their work directly contributes to the team and company goals.

Requirements:

  • Managerial Experience - A proven track record leading a team to deliver AAA quality, photoreal assets.
  • Pipeline expertise - Solid understanding of PBR, photoscan and photoreal asset pipelines.
  • Strong communicator - Able to simplify complex ideas into clear instructions.
  • Empathy - Able to mentor individuals on an ongoing basis to help them grow.
  • Artistic eye - Able to give feedback that improves the product.
  • Problem solver - Able to think on your feet and solve problems autonomously.

Optional, but valued highly:

  • Any experience producing assets for existing marketplaces
  • Experience with automated pipelines (eg. Houdini or custom scripting)
  • Knowledge of asset pipelines within large (200+ artist) studios
  • Experience working remotely

Additional Information

  • Working remotely is an option

How to Apply

Send an email to andrew.price@poliigon.com with:

  1. Subject line: Production Manager Application
  2. Body: Two sentences describing your experience and skills, and a link to a portfolio of work you helped create
  3. Attach your CV resume

What you can expect from the application process:

  1. Depending on the volume of applications, you may not receive a reply
  2. If you're shortlisted you will be asked to complete a short test and paid a flat rate of compensation
  3. If you pass, you'll be asked to have a video interview with the CEO and Head of Product.
  4. If you're a good fit, you'll be offered the position.

About the Company

We help artists make better renders, faster.

Created by Youtuber Andrew Price, Poliigon is a fast growing asset library for artists wanting photorealism.

Starting in 2016 as a texture library, it now offers models, brushes and hdrs.

We're fully distributed and employ artists all around the world.