Art Production Manager

Vancouver, BC
Canada

Category
Industry
Gaming
Experience Required
Yes
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time

Job Description

STUDIO

As a AAA Nintendo Developer, Next Level Games is best known for its work on Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon, Punch-Out!!, Super Mario Strikers, Mario Strikers Charged, Metroid Prime: Federation Force and most recently, Luigi’s Mansion 3.  

Since the company’s inception in 2002, Next Level Games has been a leading small employer and pioneer in setting best practices for desirable workplaces in the gaming industry. Our company has been recognized over the years for our studio culture by organizations including BC Business Magazine, WorkLife BC, Canada’s Top 100 Employers, and BC’s Top Employers.

 

We are seeking an Art Production Manager to join our team of passionate and talented game developers. Please submit your cover letter and resume through our online application process.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Working with the Art and/or Animation teams to prioritize and schedule the production of game assets
  • Help to eliminate barriers for the team and ensure timely delivery of assets
  • Work with department leads for continual process improvement
  • Work with our internal team to plan out key milestones and deliverables for potential external partners
  • Work with our external partners to establish communication and feedback workflows
  • Facilitate the preparation of reference materials and technical requirements needed for external partners to complete project needs
  • Drive review processes with internal team members dedicated to outsourcing support
  • Be proactive in recognizing and resolving blockers relating to external partner issues.

 
Job Requirements
QUALIFICATIONS
3+ years of experience as Art Management or similar role in video game industry
Strong understanding of art and animation tools and processes

REQUIRED SKILLS
Exhibits strong leadership skills and ability to effectively manage team tasks and resources
Possesses strong communication skills and can clearly articulate goals, priorities and changes to the team
Can seamlessly move between internal production support and outsourcing support as needed
Manage and track internal/external resource budgets
Detailed oriented and highly organized
Excellent problem solving skills
Ability to perform under pressure and motivate team members to meet deadlines
Good knowledge of video game development models
Proficiency in Jira/Confluence


We wish to thank all applicants in advance; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.