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Outsourcing Character Artist – AAA Games Franchise – Paris, France – Hybrid

OPMs client is a games developer based in Paris and Montreal.?The studio creates AAA video games with unique identities, offering a different narrative viewpoint. They are currently looking for a Lead Outsourcing Character Artist to join their studio working on a globally recognised and exciting IP.

The successful candidate will be a Lead Outsourcing Character Artist whose responsibility will be to maintain the quality and artistic consistency of our game among our outsourcing teams. You will join a dynamic and passionate team, with the opportunity to work on an ambitious and innovative project.

You will Report into the project’s Art Directors and Production Manager Outsourcing, and working closely with the technical, graphics and production teams, you will ensure that the desired artistic vision is properly transcribed.


  • Professional proficiency in English, both spoken and written
  • A proven career with professional experience with at least 1 AAA shipped game or equivalent
  • Managerial and artistic experience
  • Mastery of industry standard tools such as Maya, Zbrush, Substance, Photoshop, Perforce
  • Strong artistic and visual sensibility
  • Experience in creating characters, props, etc. (modelling, texturing and optimization)
  • In-depth knowledge of High/Low poly pipe, as well as PBR material management
  • Solid understanding of the technical constraints of real time (memory, GPU, CPU performance)
  • Ability to improve and evolve the project to meet ever increasing quality demands;
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills to interact and collaborate with our external teams
  • Initiative and ability to make proposals
  • Ability to evaluate and develop our external teams in relation to artistic expectations but also to technical and time budgets
  • Knowledge of Chinese language is a plus


  • Provide feedback and monitoring the delivery of assets to our clients outsourcers
  • You will participate in the organisation and review process of the outsourced assets
  • Ensure artistic consistency between internal and external quality
  • Understand the various constraints of game development, including performance, memory budgets, production schedules and artistic requirements
  • Work with our production team to ensure that assets are delivered on time with the required level of artistic and technical quality;
  • Maintain a good relationship and follow up between the internal and external teams
  • Ensure the briefing and monitoring of outsourced assets
  • Ensure good understanding, both artistic and technical, to our clients external teams
  • Ensure strong communication with our clients external teams regarding our clients expectations of artistic and technical quality.
  • Ensure artistic and technical feedback on assets delivered by our clients external teams
  • Work with our internal documentarist team to ensure that our clients outsourcing packages have the right level of quality/detail for our clients production needs

Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call me directly today on +44 (0) 1206 214413

Outsourcing Character Artist – AAA Games Franchise – Paris, France – Hybrid

Full time

Published on 09/06/2022

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