Outsource Manager

Job Title: Outsource Manager
Location: Leamington Spa
Pixel Toys

The Role:

Pixel Toys is looking for an experienced and talented Art Producer to work in partnership with the senior leadership team on our next AAA mobile title.

As an Art Producer, you will join an experienced cross-discipline team working on an exciting AAA mobile title, where your project management skills, enthusiasm, and communication skills will help build productive and happy teams. You will collaborate with the project Art Director to improve and maintain our art production internally and build a robust outsourcing pipeline with our external partners. You will own the art schedule for the entire project while championing art quality and efficiency.

Responsibilities:

  • Be the single point of contact for the project’s art schedule
  • Manage internal cross discipline team using Agile methodologies
  • Work with external vendors to deliver high quality art assets, on time and budget
  • Communicate progress towards roadmap goals to project senior management
  • Management internal and external feedback loops
  • Work with licencors and gain asset approval

About You:

  • Experience in both Agile and traditional planning methodologies
  • Experience with outsourcing or distributed teams/development
  • Able to build, track, and maintain complex art schedules
  • Working within a positive, open-feedback team culture
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • A passion for art and games.
  • Experience working in a games-as-a-service environment, being able to balance ongoing content needs with feature development
  • A background in art that helps you appreciate the artistic and technical aspect of art production
  • An understanding of art tools, game engines and pipelines, for example, Photoshop, Maya, Unity et

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary, reviewed annually
  • Staff training and development
  • Quarterly Wellness days (On-site massages, Yoga & nutritionally balanced
    snacks and health foods)
  • Flexi-time working hours
  • 25 days holiday + additional duvet/loyalty holiday days
  • Monthly socials and twice-yearly whole company events
  • Private Medical and Death In Service Insurance
  • Contributory Pension
  • A warm, modern office environment – tea, coffee, fruit and soft drinks all provided
  • Get the weekend started early with beverages and banter every Friday
  • And a chance to shape and grow and benefit from the future of Pixel Toys
Job Category: Art Production
Job Type: Full Time

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