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[Full Time][Remote] Concept Art Outsource Manager with Hero Forge

Job Title: Concept Art Outsource Manager

Reporting To: Art Director/Art Manager

Location: Fully Remote


We’re a small team with big ideas. Sky Castle Studios is a fully remote company, centered in Santa Monica, California. We’re a group of talented artists, developers, character riggers, 3D modelers, in-house customer service agents, and gamers and nerds of all stripes. When we’re not brainstorming and creating new platforms, we’re a bunch of friends who enjoy sharing the latest developments in geek culture, exploring new technologies, and sharing our creative endeavors!

If you’re interested in working with us you should be a self-starter with initiative. We won’t be looking over your shoulder, unless you’re showing us the cool new thing you just designed!

Our bread and butter is heroforge.com but we’re often expanding to other products and websites.

Visit our Career Page for a full list of open positions at Hero Forge®!


Sky Castle Studios offers a comprehensive suite of benefits including:

  • Health insurance, vision, and dental coverage for US employees.
  • 401k with 6% company matching for US employees after 6 months.
  • Membership to One Medical if available in your city.
  • 15 days of paid vacation per year.
  • 80 hours of paid sick time per year.
  • 11 paid company holidays per year, plus a week of paid summer vacation and a week of paid holiday vacation.
  • Parental leave after 1 year of employment, including 8 weeks of paid leave, 8 weeks of unpaid leave, and 8 weeks of flexible scheduling.
  • $4000/year home office reimbursement stipend, which can be used for internet and phone expenses as well as technology, office furniture, and more.
  • Reproductive health travel coverage.
  • Education reimbursement.

Concept Art Outsource Manager Job Description:

Sky Castle Studios is currently seeking a Concept Art Outsource Manager with 4+ years of professional concept art experience, including 1-2 years leadership experience in a production setting. This position is a Mid to Senior-level experience position.  In this role you will:

  • Kick off concept art projects for future content releases, including concepting releases and developing content with vendors.
  • Manage a team of external artists to conceptualize and design new assets for the Hero Forge® character builder.
  • Develop artistic guides to ensure a consistent artistic vision and direct Hero Forge’s® artistic standards and style for the future.

Concept Art Outsource Manager Requirements:

  • 4+ years of experience using Photoshop Software (or equivalent) in a work setting.
  • 4+ years professional experience in concept art with a focus on characters and props.
    • This is not an entry level position.
  • 1-2 years professional experience managing a team in a production setting, such as video game development or comparable experience.
  • The ability to deliver feedback to internal and external team members in a timely and constructive manner, including draw-overs.

Concept Art Outsource Manager Preferred Skills:

  • Ability to manage multiple workflows, and flexible to evolving priorities.
  • Experience creating thematically tight concept art collections.
  • Excellent attention to detail, sense of form, proportion, and composition.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Experience in a remote work setting.

At Sky Castle Studios, diversity is not just a core value, but a foundation of what we do.  We strive to embrace our differences in the workplace, and to promote respectful representation of all people through the content we create.  Diversity brings fresh perspectives that help us to better serve our community.  Wherever you come from, and whatever background you bring, we’re excited to hear from you!  

Sky Castle Studios is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religious creed, observance, or practice, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, military and veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law

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