People Can Fly is one of the leading independent AAA games development studios
with an international team of hundreds of talented individuals working from
offices located in Poland, UK, US, and Canada, and from all over the world
thanks to our remote work programs.
Founded in 2002, we made our mark on the shooter genre with titles such as
Painkiller, Bulletstorm, Gears of War: Judgment, and Outriders. We are one of
the most experienced Unreal Engine studios in the industry and we are
expanding it with in-house solutions called PCF Framework.
Our creative teams are currently working on several exciting titles: Gemini is
our new project being developed with Square Enix; Maverick is a Triple-A game
developed in collaboration with Microsoft Corporation; Bifrost, Victoria and
Dagger are projects we're growing in the self-publishing model. We also have
one project in the concept phase – Red; as well as two projects in VR
technology – Green Hell VR and Bulletstorm VR - an exciting VR version of our
With over 20 years of experience, PCF sets out to explore new horizons. We aim
to combine our expertise with creativity of the best and most forward-thinking
talents in the industry to work together on the new generation of action games
for the global gaming community.
If you decide to accompany us on this journey, you'll have a chance to perfect
your craft and expand your knowledge, working alongside leaders in the
industry on bringing a brand-new unique experience to the players worldwide.
PCF is looking for an Art Outsource Manager to drive outsource content for our
next title. You 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 pipeline will be vital to fostering a consistent
flow of assets from external partners.
As an Art Outsource Manager, you will be expected to:
Manage the end-to-end art outsourcing process, including sourcing,
onboarding, and maintaining communication with external art studios and
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 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.
Foster strong and transparent communication channels with external
partners, providing clear feedback, guidance, and support throughout the
asset creation process.
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.
Negotiate contracts with vendors, establishing costs and deliverables,
requesting approval from legal and finance on during negotiation phase,
then continuing to maintain and monitor the costs/budget after contracts
are in place
Previous experience as an Art Outsource Manager or a similar role within
the gaming industry, ideally at least one shipped triple 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, with the ability
to effectively convey artistic vision, feedback, and technical
Strong organizational and project management abilities, with a track
record of successfully managing multiple outsourcing tasks simultaneously.
In-depth understanding of the game development process and the ability to
align art outsourcing activities with internal project milestones and
Familiarity with industry-standard tools and software used for asset
creation and management.
A creative eye for detail and a deep appreciation for visual aesthetics,
ensuring the delivery of assets that align with our artistic vision.
Proven problem-solving skills and the ability to think strategically to
address potential challenges and optimize the outsourcing process.
Firm Understanding of how to use project management tools such as Jira and
What we offer
A competitive salary and performance-based annual bonuses.
Private medical healthcare (Vitality) and BUPA dental insurance for
PCF's employees and their families.
Access to wellbeing platform - Gympass for employees and family members.
Online Polish, English and French language classes.
Access to the pension scheme.
Flexible working hours.
Free virtual health and mental wellbeing sessions included in the plan for
members and their dependents.
Personal development opportunities and ability to work in a global
Work in a creative team with people full of passion for what they do