Outsource Manager [Black Budget]

Apr 09, 2024
Amsterdam, Netherlands
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work

Amsterdam, The Netherlands


We are KRAFTON – a collective of independent game development studios brought together to create innovative and engaging entertainment experiences for gamers across the world. 

Since the release of our flagship title – PUBG: BATTLEGROUNDS – in 2017, it has become one of the highest-selling video games of all time with over 70 million copies sold. 

We are headquartered in Seoul, South Korea, with regional KRAFTON offices located across the globe.

 Our Amsterdam Office is KRAFTON’s EMEA Headquarters which covers Europe, the Middle East & Africa, and the CIS regions, with teams dedicated to Publishing, Esports, Content, Communications, and General Operations. These teams support all local offices and development studios in our region. 

 Onsite, our Amsterdam Office also houses PUBG Studios which is busy with the development of an exciting new IP, currently known as Project “Black Budget”.


As an Outsource Manager, you will work as part of the production team to manage the external development of our new project across all disciplines. Facilitate new requests from the internal team as well as report the ongoing external development health & status to production and project leadership.


Basic Role and Responsibilities: 

  • Maintain communication with external studios
  • Coordinate with production, department leads, and directors to identify needs for external development
  • Work together with global business development at KRAFTON to establish and maintain relations with external studios
  • Refine pipelines for working with external teams, fitting to the internal team processes
  • Set up the plans, budgets, and agreements for short and long-term outsourced work
  • Track the progress of external work, and communicate any risks with the internal teams

We are ideally looking for: 

  • Several years in a similar position, within a AAA game development Studio
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Basic artistic and technical understanding of game development
  • Experience with the full game development cycle
  • Experience working with Office 365 Jira and Confluence
  • Experience working on shooter games or open-world games is a plus

What we offer:

  • A competitive salary
  • An allowance to cover the Dutch mandatory health insurance
  • 25 paid + 4 extra paid working days off a year
  • Relocation package
  • Pension scheme
  • A commuter allowance
  • Lunch allowance and a range of snacks & drinks
  • Health and Wellness allowance 
  • Full assistance with visas and the 30% ruling applications when the candidate is eligible

 More about our Amsterdam office…

Our office is situated in the Amsterdam Zuid area, a buzzing business hub in the southern part of the city. 

 Close to our office, you can find a broad choice of cuisine – such as the iconic Market 33 Food Hall, offering vibrant social settings. 

 Also, nearby is one of the main public transportation hubs – Amsterdam Zuid train, metro, tram & bus station, bringing the city’s highlights close, be it one of the many museums, canals, parks, or culinary experiences you are interested in.

 Likewise, our Amsterdam team reflects the city’s diverse atmosphere – being mainly expats, we currently represent more than 40 different nationalities, and we are still expanding our team!

We welcome all applications!

We are proud to have such a multicultural environment and we strive to create a safe, inclusive, and harmonious atmosphere for everyone to thrive in. We invite applications from all genders, sexual orientations, races, colors, religions, and ages.

If this sounds like a good fit for your skills and experience, then apply right away!


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