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Senior Art Outsourcing Supervisor- Treyarch

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Activision Santa Monica , CA 90405

Posted 3 months ago

Treyarch is looking for a dynamic Senior Art Outsourcing Supervisor to oversee Environment Art outsourcing initiatives, including managing both an internal team of outsource coordinators as well as external environment partners. Would you excel at sustaining bandwidth for a high volume of assets while maintaining technical and artistic quality? Are you an experienced manager with a background in game art development for console? Do you thrive on managing project outsourcing needs, ensuring excellent quality control, reviewing work and providing feedback? This role requires close collaboration with Art Directors, Production and Art Leads. Candidates must have a proven art track record, team management and scheduling experience, understanding of vendor pipelines/processes, asset tracking experience and ability to constructively critique artwork.

This role includes but is not limited to the following responsibilities:

  • Departmental Oversight

  • Communicate status to Environment Lead and Environment Senior Lead

  • Keep all parties informed as to vendor bandwidth, potential roadblocks, and any additional pertinent information

  • Ensure all parties are able to access up-to-date and accurate information in project asset software packages including Shotgun

  • Review and edit documentation of processes for team to follow

  • Bridge best practices of Outsourcing throughout all departments

  • Spearhead new initiatives in Outsourcing

  • Be the onsite Manager for the External Art Coordinator Team employed through a third-party agency

  • Training them on package preparation and asset review

  • Allocating resources against upcoming milestones

  • Managing day-to-day tasks and timecards

  • Planning for the long-term

  • Managing career growth

  • Manage environment external teams

  • Planning to ensure asset requests and external bandwidth are balanced, across all vendors

  • Keeping partners informed as to upcoming milestones and workload shifts

  • Maintaining art asset aesthetic and technical quality through rigorous review and timely feedback

PLAYER PROFILE

  • Expert level knowledge of Shotgun

  • Expert level documentation skills

  • Ability to foster teamwork and collaboration between multiple departments

  • Able to work with multiple personalities and competing agendas while delivering a decision in a professional manner

  • 2 + years of professional experience supervising projects and workflow

  • 2 + years employed in the digital art field

  • 1+ shipped games in a AAA studio

  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Product-Project Management tools

OUR WORLD

Treyarch is an award-winning video game studio, driven by the desire to create epic gameplay experiences that are enjoyed by as many video game fans as possible. It is an approach that has helped make the studio behind the Call of Duty: Black Ops series an industry-leading developer. According to NPD and GFK Chart-Track, Call of Duty: Black Ops set an entertainment launch opening record upon its release in 2010 and continues to be one of the best-selling games of all time. Call of Duty: Black Ops II set world-wide launch day records as well. The studio's most recent game, Call of Duty: Black Ops III, had the biggest entertainment opening weekend of 2015 and was globally the #1 console game for the calendar year. Additionally, Treyarch is the birthplace of Call of Duty's Zombies. Treyarch is wholly owned by Activision Publishing, Inc.


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Senior Art Outsourcing Supervisor- Treyarch

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