At Visual Concepts, we believe great games are made by diverse and empowered teams with a shared passion for play. As one of the world’s top game development studios, we have shipped over 100 multi-sku titles to critical acclaim and commercial success. Our teams are independent and entrepreneurial. Our studios in Agoura Hills, Novato, Orange County, Budapest, Shanghai, and Seoul are committed to artistry and technical innovation, offering top candidates the opportunity to learn and grow with some of the smartest and most creative minds in the industry.
What We Need:
Our Foothill Ranch studio is looking for an experienced Art Producer to contribute to the next iteration of the award-winning NBA 2K franchise. In this role, you will be responsible for organizing, prioritizing, and tracking our environment and character art pipelines and assets.
What You Will Do:
Partner with the production team and the project’s leadership to organize and manage a multidisciplinary game development art team
Create and manage a frictionless art production pipeline that improves predictability and capacity planning while reducing risk and wasted effort
Interface with partner development teams to understand, anticipate, and create high-quality deliverables on time and according to schedule
Maintain healthy relationships with internal teams and external partners, and work with them to implement our high standards
Organize and track the progress of art assets and regularly communicate status to partner teams and management
Who You Are:
5+ years’ experience in the video game industry as a Producer with internal teams
1 or more shipped games with significant scope of ownership
Experience working with a globally distributed workforce, such as collaborating with motion capture studios, sister facilities, 3rd party outsourcers, etc.
Significant experience and working knowledge of art creation pipelines, preferably as an Art Producer, Outsource Coordinator, or Art Manager
Understanding of asset creation techniques and tools (Maya, 3DS Max, Photoshop, Substance Designer/Painter, ZBrush, etc.)
Ability to break down art-related asks into actionable tasks
A power-user of workflows, reports, and templates
Experience with Shotgun, JIRA or other project management software
Ability and willingness to cope with changes to requirements as a project evolves
Excellent communication and organizational skills (timekeeping, scheduling, etc.)
Ability to work well under pressure and with little direction