Senior Advanced External Art Manager
Bellevue, WA, or US - Remote
About ProbablyMonsters' Battle Barge Team
Our mission is to create boundless adventures that bring people together. We
believe shared experiences build connections and give us a sense of belonging.
By involving players in our development process, we build richer and more
vibrant worlds that become welcoming places for everyone to gather. We are
currently working on an unannounced, original AAA Co-op RPG and warmly welcome
those ready to take on new challenges and grow in a highly collaborative and
supportive team environment.
We are seeking a Senior Advanced External Art Manager who is experienced
in running our Art Team's external production pipeline. You will be
responsible for working across the entire development team to build out
scalable solutions to external art and co-development which extend our
capabilities and raise the bar on how we build games. Working with discipline
experts, you will organize and facilitate external art development throughout
the lifetime of a game project.
WHO YOU ARE:
You are excited to work on a new IP with a team of motivated
You know how to communicate quality expectations, create visual targets,
and collect references to inspire and guide asset creation.
You can provide feedback that is both direct and compassionate.
You care deeply about creating a supportive environment and good working
experience with vendors.
You are excited to help Battle Barge be a studio which vendors and
partners are excited to work with
WHAT YOU WILL DO:
Field and prioritize new asset requests from the development team, in
partnership with production.
Write briefs with clear instructions and supportive reference for new
Curate and develop a library of detailed documentation, references and
examples which ensure the creation
of quality assets throughout the production cycle.
Help a development team understand how they could modify their pipeline to
work more effectively with
external development partners.
Advise with stakeholders on an asset approval chain and pipeline which
will scale with new types of content,
as well as with new vendors being added over time.
Work across the team to develop strategy to grow our external art
capabilities and establish clear roles &
responsibilities across the team that improve quality or velocity of asset
8+ years of game development experience.
Previous professional experience both creating art content and as an
External Art Manager, ensuring high-quality art for larger productions.
Strong working knowledge of the art production pipeline for games,
including understanding of different types of art assets, for all stages
of the production cycle.
Previous experience with UE4 is a plus.
ProbablyMonsters is a AAA independent video game company that aims to change
the way games are made. We unite a diverse roster of development teams in a
healthy, rewarding culture. We believe empowered creators build the most
engaging games and deliver the best player experiences.
ProbablyMonsters is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants
will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression,
national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by
applicable law, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of
We provide a rich benefits package:
Medical Coverage - health, dental, and vision paid at 100% for the
employee and dependents are subsidized by the Company.
Healthcare spending accounts, dependent care spending accounts, life and
AD &D insurance.
401(k) with an annual contribution by the Company.
Paid holidays and vacation, bereavement leaves, and parental leave.
Eligibility to participate in these benefits may vary for part-time and
temporary full-time employees and interns with the Company.
This is a full-time, benefits-eligible, exempt (salaried) position.
The full salary range for this position is $136,900 - $205,300 per year.
The upper third of the salary range is typically reserved for existing
employees who demonstrate strong performance over time. When an offer is
made, many factors are considered, such as your unique experience and
skills, where you live, where the work will be performed, what similar
jobs pay, internal equity, and what you're looking for.
In addition to base pay, employees in this role may be eligible for
additional incentives, such as a sign-on bonus and short- and long-term
incentives. Incentive compensation is not guaranteed.