Art Outsourcing Manager - RPG Team

Playground Games
Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
Job type: Permanent

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Job Description

Playground Games is seeking an Art Outsourcing Manager who will be responsible for overseeing the production of art created by external vendors and ensuring that it meets the quality for an entirely new AAA open world action / RPG project.

As an Art Outsourcing Manager, you will possess the ability to develop and maintain long-term positive relationships with both internal and external artists, ensuring everyone is striving for the same goal. With your solid experience in planning, you will create and maintain roadmaps for the completion of art assets, ensuring project dates are upheld.  Coupled with your managerial skills, your knowledge and skillsets in art will allow you to collaborate with our internal and external teams, working with them to implement and improve our processes, methods and tools.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the world’s most exciting games studios, using leading technology to create world class games, within a successful, highly talented and collaborative team.

Skills & Requirements

Skills Summary

  • Experience of managing Outsourcing in the games industry.
  • You’ve got at least one full game (shipped) project under your belt
  • Game development tools knowledge and work experience (i.e. Confluence, Shotgun)
  • Knowledge of game development methodology
  • Strong communication skills

Additional Information

  • Relocation assistance is offered

How to Apply

About the Company

Playground Games is an Xbox Game Studio and one of the highest rated video game developers in the world, with two AAA studios based in Leamington Spa. 

Famed for the critically-acclaimed Forza Horizon franchise, our latest release, Forza Horizon 4, is the highest rated Xbox exclusive this generation with a 92 metacritic. In both 2017 and 2018 the studio has awarded Best Place to Work in the UK games industry by gamesindustry.biz.

Our newly-established second studio is committed to bringing together some of the most experienced and talented developers from around the world to develop an unannounced open-world action RPG.