Full Time Job

Outsource Lead

Epic Games

Cary, NC 06-03-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

What We Do

Push your artistic talent to the limit on a team of world-class environment, character and concept artists who strive to innovate and inspire.

What You'll Do

Epic Games is searching for an experienced Hard Surface (HS) Outsource Lead to support and supervise creative content provided by outsource partners. Working alongside other HS Outsource Leads, and reporting to the HS Cosmetics Lead, the outsource lead will provide front-line creative feedback for work submitted for Epic review.

In this role, you will
• Provide OS partners with clear and accurate briefs for assets and then guide them through the whole process of creating and implementing these
• Clearly communicate modeling and paint feedback to the outsource partner, and ensure those creative notes and goals are met; inform leadership in the event that isn't happening
• Tune assets in-engine to meet all aesthetic and functional requirements
• Collaborate with internal teams to ensure outsourced assets are ingested into the pipeline and engine correctly
• Bug support, triage, and resolution for any art assets that have been created by the outsourcing team

What we're looking for
• Experience in shipping AAA titles across multiple platforms, shipping production assets for these games (preferably environments, props, weapons)
• Highly experienced in game art asset creation in a variety of software packages including; Maya, 3ds Max, Zbrush, Photoshop, Substance, Unreal Engine etc.
• Advanced level 3D modeler and UV mapper
• Must be highly organized, self-driven, customer focused, and a great team player
• Must be a clear and concise communicator, able to deliver complex creative feedback across external vendor locations
• Experience working within a team and a high pressure production environment
• You're user-focused, passionate, solutions-focused, and innovative. You will seek out ways to improve efficiency and contribute to the overall smooth running and success of your team
• A PLUS - Experience working with outsource teams directly, providing creative feedback
• A PLUS - Experience leading an art team - preferable environments or hard surface related
• A PLUS - Fluency in a language other than English, including Chinese, German, Spanish, Italian, or Russian

Note to Recruitment Agencies: Epic does not accept any unsolicited resumes or approaches from any unauthorized third party (including recruitment or placement agencies) (i.e., a third party with whom we do not have a negotiated and validly executed agreement). We will not pay any fees to any unauthorized third party. Further details on these matters can be found here.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gkxe80-3-92-91-54-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Epic Games

Founded in 1991, Epic Games is a leading interactive entertainment company and provider of 3D engine technology. Epic operates Fortnite, one of the world’s largest games with over 350 million accounts and 2.5 billion friend connections. Epic also develops Unreal Engine, which powers the world’s leading games and is also adopted across industries such as film and television, architecture, automotive, manufacturing, and simulation.