Jackalyptic Games

Jackalyptic Games

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Art Outsource Manager

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The cryptid. A legendary myth that combines two halves into a whole. We as game developers work in harmony to build legendary games that delight with every press of a button to take the world by storm with games of Jackalyptic proportions.We're serious about our craft, but don't take ourselves too seriously. We're that mythical mixture of developers determined to be a passionate yet caring game studio because our people make us who we are.We strive to be a diverse and inclusive team working together to make fun with the press of a button. We’re always looking for talented people so come join us and let’s make something awesome!Position: Art Outsource Manager

Location: Remote Working Arrangement

Jackalyptic Games is seeking a talented and experienced Art Outsource Manager to drive outsource content for our upcoming title. The Art Outsource Manager will be responsible for overseeing the management and coordination of art outsourcing activities, ensuring the timely delivery of high-quality assets that meet our artistic and technical standards. Your exceptional communication skills, deep understanding of asset workflows, and ability to build a cohesive outsource pipeline will be vital to fostering a consistent flow of assets from external partners.Responsibilities

  • Manage the end-to-end art outsourcing process, including sourcing, onboarding, and maintaining communication with external art studios and individual artists
  • Collaborate closely with internal Art Leads and our Art Director to understand project requirements, establish asset specifications, and communicate these effectively to external partners
  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive understanding of a variety of asset workflows (3D models, textures, animations, etc.), and ensure smooth integration of outsourced assets into the project pipeline
  • Create and implement a cohesive outsource pipeline that supports efficient asset delivery, reviews, revisions, and final approvals
  • Proactively identify potential issues or bottlenecks in the outsourcing process and implement effective solutions to ensure timely delivery and adherence to quality standards
  • Develop and maintain end to end documentation for OS partners on art creation for 3D assets, VFX, and animation
  • Foster strong and transparent communication channels with external partners, providing clear feedback, guidance, and support
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, such as Art Directors, Producers, and Project Managers, to align project goals, schedules, and expectations
  • Conduct regular performance evaluations of external partners to assess their capabilities, quality, and adherence to project requirements


  • Previous experience as an Art Outsource Manager or a similar role within the gaming industry, ideally at least one shipped AAA project
  • Strong knowledge of asset workflows for various types of game assets, including environment assets, character models, VFX, and concept packages
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, can effectively convey artistic vision, feedback, and technical requirements


  • Experience creating AAA assets in a production environment for multiple platforms.
  • An up-to-date knowledge of content workflows for Unreal 5

Jackalyptic Games Inc. is an equal opportunity employer that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other protected status as required as by law.

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