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TransPerfect

Senior Art Producer

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TransPerfect
πŸ‡§πŸ‡· SΓ£o Paulo, SP

MoGi Group (TransPerfect Gaming Division) is an award-winning multilingual video game services provider specializing in localization, player support, community management, ethical penetration testing, gaming and admin tool development, and much more. We work with a large number of gaming developers and publishers across the globe, helping them to introduce their games to newer markets and wider audiences worldwide.

We are looking for an experienced senior art producer to join our team as we continue to work on the next top grossing blockbuster hits on mobile, PC, console, and VR/AR! We are looking for a candidate with exceptional project management and communication skills, as well as a strong understanding of the art creation process.

The senior art producer will work closely with the Art Director and art team to ensure that the quality and integrity of the art meets or exceeds product and client vision, as well as, stays on schedule and budget. We are looking for a detail oriented individual with a passion for video games who can harness their experience in the industry to lead a talented team of individuals and keep projects running smoothly.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Creating and maintaining schedules for cross discipline art deliverables on multifaceted projects
  • Working in conjunction with the Art Director to establish the vision, charters, sprint and milestone goals. Effectively disseminating this information and communicate it to the development team(s)
  • Collaborating with the Art Director and discipline leads to determine and secure the resources necessary to complete projects
  • Tracking art assets and tasks in appropriate task tracking software for both internal and external team members through the various stages of development to ensure assets are delivered on time and to the highest possible quality
  • Using project management tools, production methodologies, and leadership level dialogue to maintain tight and often changing schedules
  • Ensuring client requirements and information are properly communicated and understood by all team members
  • Managing feedback and approvals on all assets throughout the various stages of production
  • Verifying standards and communicating readiness both internally and with clients
  • Organizing the teams’ work, by establishing a communication plan between client, internal cross functional team and cross studio teams
  • Communicating the status of projects to senior management, as well as any risks and develop mitigation plans to offset risks
  • Organising, running and participating in meetings with team members, as well as current and potential clients
  • Developing and maintaining lasting and positive client relationships
  • Providing key management oversight with external co-dev partners
  • Working closely with studio leaders and art directors to formulate best practices, creating guidelines to help the studio improve work quality
  • Building strong art production tools, pipelines and documentation internally and with clients
  • Helping settle project-related conflicts and disputes, and remaining proactive in problem solving
  • Assisting with recruiting in hiring, as well as managing, training and mentoring new producers as needed
  • Assisting the Art Director and salespeople in securing new project opportunities
  • Identifying and reporting any potential legal issues

YOUR PROFILE

Ideal candidates will have/be:

  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills that help to deliver quality projects within tight deadlines
  • Strong project management fundamentals
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects, switching focus and priorities to respond to business needs as needed
  • Well-honed strategic and tactical planning skill sets
  • A native level of English
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with strong people skills
  • Strong leadership skills, able to drive various functions through the whole development process
  • Creative, pragmatic, and able to find the best solutions to overcome obstacles and ensure project development
  • Analytical thinker that can identify and break down complex problems to communicate them up
  • Strong understanding of video game development from beginning to end, as well as the art-creation process
  • Ability to work effectively with a large amount of ambiguity and adapt easily to change
  • Self-motivated, dedicated, hard-working, with a strong sense of accountability
  • Fast learner, resourceful and computer savvy
  • Familiar with Scrum methodology and related software
  • Experience with the following software: JIRA, MS Office Suite, and Google Suite

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS

  • 10+ years of professional industry experience as a producer, including 2+ years of experience as a senior producer managing large internal teams and art pipelines
  • A demonstrated understanding of various production methodologies is required
  • Proficiency with project management and version control software tools (Jira, Shotgun, Perforce) a must
  • Will have shipped 1 or more PC, console or mobile title as an art producer
  • Understanding of programs such as Photoshop, Spine, Zbrush, Maya, and 3ds Max, as well as engines such as Unity and Unreal a plus
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in game production or equivalent

WE OFFER

  • An opportunity to hone and improve your skills by applying them to a diverse variety of engaging gaming projects
  • Competitive salary
  • Working closely with a team of like-minded people in a fast-paced, multicultural environment
  • Ongoing training and professional self-improvement opportunities