Art Director / Outsourcing-Manager

Our Client is seeking an experienced Art Director/Outsourcing Manager for an unannounced Unreal 4 project.

As our Art Director/Outsourcing Manager (m/f) you will be responsible for the art productions on one of our products. You will work with our external outsourcing partners to ensure the graphics in the product maintain a consistent style and quality. Your role will also involve leading a small in-house art team and give feedback to them on the assets they produce.

Your tasks:
• Coordinating the Art Direction for one of our game products
• Organizing, optimizing and budgeting outsourcing processes
• Briefing and debriefing our outsourcing partners and freelancers
• Defining qualitative and quantitative expectations towards our outsourcing partners in accordance with lead programmers and game designers
• Working out, maintaining and approving timelines and work schedules in cooperation with project management
• Presenting graphics content to the teams, management and external partners
• Identifying the greatest risks in the graphics section

Requirements:
• Several years of experience in game development
• Several released products
• Confidence in planning and elaborating complex, graphics-intense game productions
• Very good knowledge of current graphics software such as Photoshop, 3DSMax/Maya, etc.
• Excellent conceptual skills when it comes to creating scribbles, mood boards and layouts
• Confidence and good presentation skills
• High affinity to games, internet and multimedia
• Fluent in English

What we offer:
• A responsible and challenging position in a dynamic business
• A high degree autonomy in your work
• A professional working atmosphere
• Flat hierarchies make for quick decision-making
• Our team of 50+ employees contributes to an enjoyable and cooperative working atmosphere
• Interesting game projects with many different, diverse and challenging tasks
• Appropriate remuneration