Outsourcing Manager


Next Level Games is a wholly owned subsidiary of Nintendo Co., Ltd.

We’ve been passionate about video game development for 20 years now, shipping award-winning games for fans across the world and still going strong. Some of our titles include Super Mario Strikers, Mario Strikers Charged, Punch-Out!!, Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon, Metroid Prime Federation Force, Luigi’s Mansion 3 and most recently Mario Strikers™: Battle League.

At NLG, we believe that a project finds success when we all work together in harmony. Therefore, we place careful consideration to building and nurturing an environment where everyone feels welcome and has fun in the process of achieving our shared goals.



We are looking for an experienced, meticulous and motivated Outsourcing Manager to join our studio. The candidate will be responsible for overseeing the production of assets created by external partners.


  • Work with our internal team to plan out key milestones and deliverables for our external partners
  • Work with our external partners to establish communication and feedback workflows
  • Facilitate the preparation of reference materials and technical requirements needed to complete the project needs
  • Drive review processes with internal team members dedicated to outsourcing support
  • Be proactive in recognizing and resolving blockers relating to external partner issues.
  • Can move to internal production support when outsourcing needs are reduced at given points in the project
  • Manage and track external resource budgets


  • 3+ years of management experience
  • 3+ years of experience in the gaming industry


  • Exhibits strong communication skills and can clearly articulate information to external partners
  • Ability to build and foster relationships with external partners
  • Represents the studio well when liaising with external partners
  • Detailed oriented and highly organized
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Ability to perform under pressure and motivate team members to meet deadlines
  • Good knowledge of video game development models
  • Proficiency in Jira/Confluence


We wish to thank all applicants in advance; however, only those under consideration will be contacted. We are currently only considering applicants residing in Canada and/or those who already have work eligibility.

Job Location: Canada Vancouver

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