Just a general question here hoping to get some conversation about how people are dealing with remote artists and custom permissions if at all?
My studio is relying on hiring remote teams or individuals to complete work, so they want the ability to use SG where possible to assign work to these artists, give them access to certain items published that are relevant to them and prevent them from seeing anything outside the scope of their work. So think notes, briefing and reference published materials. The studio also wants to do this without handcrafting packages of this data to send to these people.
I’ve considered requesting a more customised permissions group from SG support to assign to these artists but I think other then making these group similar to a Vendor in that they only see materials they themselves create or publish to Tasks they are assigned I haven’t got a good generic solution for briefing and reference material that might not be directly associated with the Task they are assigned.
In general the permissions model in SG is not great, and this has been raised before, so I guess I’m looking forward to when we have more a more granular level of control similar to other permissions systems.
I think I can use a locked down permissions group and then for anything that isn’t handled by the ruleset that needs to be sent offer that a Client Review Playlist is shared with this artists Client Review account that contains this material and enable download of source files so they can receive additional content.
The work required by these artists doesn’t need to make use of any SGTK integrations so on that side of things they can work off pipeline, provided they have access to relevant materials.
For submission of their completed work we have this covered and it’s working well. Currently we are relying on the artists to upload an attachment of their work directly through SG and handle this on our end via shotgunEvents.
Anyone have suggestions or can shed some light on how this is achieved elsewhere?