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Art Outsourcing Supervisor - Animation

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We are Socialpoint, a world-renowned mobile games studio based in sunny Barcelona. Our games are positioned in the top rankings of both iOS and Android, and they are played and loved by millions of fans all over the world. We are proud members of the Take-Two Interactive and Zynga family, and we are on a mission to offer an outstanding gaming experience and bring fun to everyone!

Job Description

As an Art Outsourcing Supervisor for 2D Animation, you will ensure animated deliveries are received with the best quality, on time, and organised in our project management tools, facilitating communication with internal departments and external vendors.

You will show a talent for efficiency, adaptability and emotional intelligence to problem-solving, always implementing good judgement, with clear decision-making and poise in unexpected situations.

Your quest will involve

  • Providing feedback to vendors based on art guidelines, by giving visual and written instructions to ensure clear communication.
  • Ensure and facilitate communication with internal teams and external vendors by maintaining a positive relationship between external and internal art teams.
  • Identifying potential problems in the art pipeline and work with the Leads and teams to prevent them.
  • Generating and providing pertinent documentation to vendors, ensuring compliant documentation, visual reference and examples of art asset production, procedures, and engine requirements to support the external vendors.
  • Report to the Art Outsourcing Manager to align on tasks and priorities, collaborate with Outsourcing Producers and Art Leads to understand and communicate the visual goals of the project externally.
  • Make sure assets are implemented accurately into our internal Asset Manager, along with making any needed fixesto keep assets up-to-standard and game ready.

Your skills build & XP

  • Proficient with Spine with a strong portfolio. 3D animation knowledge is a big plus (Maya, 3d Max)
  • High level of English, both written and spoken (all the feedback to the vendors are communicated in English)
  • A great understanding of 2D art principles such as colour, anatomy and composition and the ability to apply them in the form of paintovers or written feedback.
  • Highly organized, with outstanding attention to detail, process knowledge and ability to multi-task.
  • Several years of experience in the gaming industry or similar. Having already supervised external art vendors is a huge plus.
  • Experienced with Google Docs, Slides and Sheets is a plus.

Socialpointer’s benefits

We have employed a hybrid working from home/office system. So, what does this mean? All we ask is that you live within commuting distance of our office so you are able to come into the office for important meetings/events.

  • Relocation support to help you move to Barcelona (if you’re not already here).
  • An impressive 25 days annual leave, not including public holidays.
  • A very generous ticket-restaurant to restore some life-points.
  • Private medical insurance for you and your family, to keep your health bar full.
  • Choose from the latest IOS or Android device upon joining (phone or tablet).
  • Free language lessons (English & Spanish).
  • Spotify Premium to add that special soundtrack that every adventure deserves.
  • Legendary social events & parties to let off some steam.
  • Players develop…Oops, sorry! People development is key for us: an outstanding budget just for you to spend skilling up your abilities & knowledge to achieve real growth opportunities.

Coming to work in the office? Don’t worry - we have you covered. Check out some of our onsite benefits:

  • State of the art gym facilities to level up your build stats.
  • Book an appointment with our onsite physiotherapist for any aches and pains.
  • A massive gaming room equipped with all consoles and games you could ask for.
  • Drop by our onsite hairdressers for a trim (and forget your wallet; it's a Guild perk).

Intrigued? We’d love to hear from you. Please click “apply” to level up and submit your application in English.

Socialpoint is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. You’re welcome on the team no matter where you’re from, who you like, what you look like, or if you prefer Xbox over Playstation. It’s a trick question – mobile wins every time. We hire based on your qualifications and proven track record to perform job responsibilities. Our games are for everyone, and so is our workplace. Skills and qualifications

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Life at Socialpoint

One thing’s for sure – talent at Socialpoint is everywhere. From the game teams to the corporate and horizontal departments, each and every Socialpointer is undoubtedly a game maker.

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We build unforgettable games that delight millions of fans all around the globe.

And we do so by thoroughly enjoying every day at work. Having fun is the best way we know to create fun.

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a big family

As a startup, Socialpoint has been tight-knit from the very beginning.

Our roots still remain; only now the family has grown! And not just because there are over 330 of us…

In February 2017, we were acquired by Take Two Interactive, one of the top gaming companies in the world. Today, together with Rockstar, 2K and Private Division, we belong to the T2 family too, and we couldn’t be prouder!

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