Outsourcing 3D Art Manager

About the Employer
Company Description

Interested in working for an exciting company that is redefining the way people play video games? Interested in working for a world class company in a fun, and rewarding environment in Barcelona? Then Gameloft is the company for you!

About Gameloft

Leader in the development and publishing of mobile games, Gameloft® has established itself as one of the top innovators in its field since 2000. Gameloft creates games for all digital platforms, two of which are featured in the “Top 10 Games by All-Time Worldwide Downloads” from App Annie. Gameloft operates its own established franchises such as Asphalt®, Order & Chaos, Modern Combat and Dungeon Hunter and also partners with major rights holders including Universal, Illumination Entertainment, Disney®, Marvel®, Hasbro®, Fox Digital Entertainment, Mattel® and Ferrari®. Gameloft distributes its games in over 100 countries and employs 4,600 people worldwide. Every month, 114 million unique users can be reached by advertisers in Gameloft games with Gameloft Advertising Solutions, a leading B2B offering dedicated to brands and agencies. Gameloft is a Vivendi company.

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About Gameloft Advertising Solutions

With a monthly audience of more than 113 million unique players and an inventory of 2.4 billion impressions, Gameloft Advertising Solutions offers advertisers a unique level of visibility and engagement. To date, Gameloft Advertising Solutions has delivered more than 3000 campaigns for prestigious brands such as Air France, Coca-Cola®, Ford, FOX™, Kellogg’s®, McDonalds, ©Netflix, Procter & Gamble, Samsung and Unilever, in over 40 countries around the world (North America, Latin America, Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia, etc.).

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Job Description

Your role as Outsourcing 3D Art Manager is to work closely with 3D Art Leads and production to manage and coordinate externally created art assets. We require a background in 3D art for providing clear concise feedback on assets. You will manage the quality of these assets with assistance and guidance from 3D art leads. Understanding of game engines and 3D modeling and texturing workflows is a must.

You will apply your good communication skills to maintaining a smooth relationship between our studio and external outsourcing partners. Our games are successful and have long lifespans within the mobile marketplace. This necessitates a continual flow of outsourced assets. Your role will be key in maintaining our games into the future.

You will track and document the current status of the assets you are managing and provide visibility on those assets to 3D art leads and producers.

We are open to applications from 3D Artists looking to step up into a more organizational role. Previous experience in outsourcing art management would be a plus though.

Responsibilities

  • Central contact for outsourced assets for our projects, manage the creation of outsourced assets from start to finish
  • Work closely with 3D art leads to understand their workflows and requirements
  • Maintain clear communication between studio and outsourcing partners
  • Apply 3D artistic background to feedback art assets with an eye on quality and consistency under the guidance of internal 3D Art leads
  • Ensure assets meet technical requirements for integration within our game engine
  • Assist in integrating assets into game engine, or ensure a smooth transition between receiving outsourced asset and in-house team that will integrate the asset
  • Communicate with producers or 3D art leads about the needs of the project and maintain a roadmap of required assets to ensure project demands are met
  • Keep track of outsourced assets and their current status
  • Provide visibility on the asset status to studio management and 3D art teams - be available to answer questions on the status and timings of the assets from studio management
  • Assist studio management in sourcing potential new outsourcing vendors
Qualifications

Requirements

  • Previous experience as a 3D art lead or an artist looking to step into a new role that incorporates organizational skills
  • Experience and knowledge of game engines like Unity and Unreal
  • Artistic background with an understanding of game industry 3D art standards as it relates to pipelines and 3D techniques
  • Experience working in 3D Studio Max, experience in other software would be considered a plus
  • Applying your artistic background to feedbacking assets following the guidelines set by 3D Art Leads, both positive and negative feedback as required
  • Experience in tracking assets using spreadsheets or other asset tracking platforms
  • Good organizational skills, ability to communicate with several teams on a daily basis
  • Excellent written and verbal English
  • Under the guidance of 3D Art leads integrate assets into the engine when needed
  • Positive approach to issues, good problem solving skills
  • Good communicator

Assets

  • Previous experience in this role would obviously be a plus
  • Passionate about playing and developing video games
  • A good communicator who aspires to assist colleagues within 3D art department
  • Experience with Substance Designer would be a plus
Additional Information

Why Join the World of Gameloft?

  • Because you want to be part of an exceptional experience within a company that is constantly growing!
  • Because you want to work with talented people who are industry pioneers!
  • Because you want to join a global company and meet great people around the world from all walks of life.
  • Or, just because you’re looking for a great place to work!

Benefits:

  • Permanent contract, full-time job and excellent Social Benefits.
  • The offer includes relocation assistance, a merit based salary progression system and a competitive initial salary package.
  • Career-development opportunities.
  • An exceptional, dynamic, demanding and motivating working environment within a fast growing company.
  • Challenging and rewarding work on the next great frontiers in games.
  • Exceptional library of diverse games with broad distribution.
  • An international environment which offers daily contact with other countries & cultures
  • Excellent local working conditions (quality of offices, geographical location of office in the centre of Barcelona).

We can’t wait to find our next great talent! Join the Game!

Want to know more? Please visit our Website: www.gameloft.com

Please note that only selected candidates will be contacted and your CV will be saved in our files for a period of 6 months.

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