Outsourcing Character Review Artist – Maxis
Location: Redwood City, CA
At Maxis, we thrive on outrageous thinking. It’s the fuel that inspires the best games in the world. We’re creators and great storytellers. Our mission is not just about amazing our peers – it’s about amazing our fans. Taking risks. Working with each other. Daring to dream big. Together, we can improve the way millions play every day.
The Sims 4 has a very unique player base with 60% of our audience being women between the ages of 18-24. We are looking for someone with deep insights on how to create the best experience for our players.
As an Outsourcing Character Review Artist, you will maintain the visual style of any assigned project and coordinate and supervise the efforts of vendors to achieve that look. You will work with the outsourcing lead, Art Director, and other art leads to help guide the outsourced content creation on several characters and clothing assets. You will contribute to the success of our outsourcing efforts, and will need to work in a dynamic environment, while maintaining a productive relationship with external partners to provide high quality art with consistency and efficiency.
You will need to collaborate closely with team leads, production, and other art disciplines to develop workflows and pipelines to get artwork prepared, reviewed, and integrated in game. You should have experience giving feedback and understand that most of their time will be spent working on character art reviews. You will report to the Development Manager for the Outsourcing team.
Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.
At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers.
We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and maternity and paternity leave, plus free video games and so much more!
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