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Outsource Manager

Founded in 1996, Aspyr Media, Inc. got its start in Austin, TX by bringing the biggest PC gaming franchises such as Call of Duty, Sid Meier’s Civilization and Star Wars to Mac. Today, Aspyr is a video game publishing and development partner focused on maximizing the potential of games. We find the world's best games and connect them to new audiences, on all platforms.

Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Executive Producer,  the Outsource Manager is responsible for driving our global outsourcing efforts by establishing and managing external vendor partnerships supporting the resource needs and capacity planning for a robust portfolio of world-class games. You will have a direct influence on pipelines and the overall outsourcing processes for multiple games.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Implement and maintain workflows for asset delivery and integration, ensuring efficiency and high-quality production of assets developed for Aspyr.

  • Collaborate with leadership, production and discipline leads to develop a strategic outsourcing roadmap and process. 

  • Drive efficiency and ensure schedules, work orders, budgets and milestones are clearly defined, accurate and aligned with all key parties.

  • Stay up to date with all business development and organizational changes that could impact capacity planning and outsourcing needs. 

  • Keep the wheels on the bus (just checking to see if you are actually reading this) 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.

  • 5+ years of video game/entertainment or other relevant production experience.

  • Experience managing robust, high-volume outsource pipelines encompassing a broad set of vendors across several disciplines and international locations. 

  • Ability to interpret creative and technical needs and translate them into thoughtful outsource plans and solution recommendations.

  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills in a high volume environment. 

  • Experience with production and budget tracking software.

  • Proactive problem solver and team contributor with the ability to align the efforts of varying groups to achieve a common goal.

  • Ability to travel as needed to meet with partners and vendors at their locations worldwide.

 

Aspyr is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Aspyr are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Aspyr will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Aspyr encourages applicants of all ages.