3D Artist Internship

About the Employer

Team Name:

Unannounced Project

Job Title:

3D Artist Internship

Requisition ID:

R003341

Job Description:

3D Artist Intern – Mobile (Unannounced Project)

Greetings, students! We’re geared up here to offer another round of epic internship experiences in 2021. The internship program offers the opportunity to pause your studies for one summer and work side-by-side with Blizzard Entertainment employees in your area of interest, doing real work that oftentimes ends up in production. As such, we hold you to the same high standards as anybody else in the company.

Just like our gameplay experiences, Blizzard internships are a fully immersive experience. We want interns who are enthusiastic about what they want to do for a living and excited to come in every day to learn and contribute in this hyper-creative atmosphere. Being fully engaged with our team also means communicating effectively and maintaining an open mind - one that is receptive to feedback and able to adapt and grow. Your hobbies and interests can also play in your favor. Passion for technology, gaming, game development, and an in-depth knowledge of Blizzard games, products, and services will always be a plus with us, regardless of the position you’re applying for. Be passionate about who you are, be into our industry, and be willing to go all-in and embrace this opportunity to the fullest!

QUEST OBJECTIVES

  • Our team values creativity, collaboration and a commitment to quality and we are searching for like-minded artists to add to our team of talented game makers and cinematic creators.
  • Together we will learn, grow, and ultimately enjoy success as a team, overcoming new challenges together.
  • If you have a passion for games and/or cinematics and want to participate in the future of Blizzard, we would love to hear from you!

QUEST REQUIREMENTS

  • Currently enrolled in a college or university
  • Returning for at least one more semester or quarter following the Summer 2021 internship
  • Able to work fulltime hours for 11 – 12 weeks at the Blizzard office indicated in this job posting between May 2021 – August 2021 or June 2021 – September 2021 (group dates depend on when you get out of school)
  • Authorized to work in the US

3D Artist Intern – Mobile (Unannounced Project)

We are looking for a 3D Art intern to help create hand painted props and environment art assets for an exciting new mobile title. If you have a passion for game development and want to participate in the future of Blizzard, we would love to hear from you! Our team values creativity, collaboration and a commitment to quality and we are searching for like minded developers to add to our team of talented game makers. Together we will learn, grow, and ultimately enjoy success as a team, overcoming new challenges together.

Our ideal 3D Art Intern has strong skills in authoring hand painted textures and is comfortable making a wide variety of 3D assets.

Responsibilities

  • Author 3D props and environment art pieces
  • Create high quality hand painted textures
  • Learn the technical requirements of the game (poly counts, naming conventions, texture resolution etc) and adhere to the enforced standards
  • Integrate your own work and work received from outsource partners into the engine
  • Champion Blizzard’s core values, especially “Commit to Quality” and “Learn and Grow”

Requirements

  • A portfolio of showing casing strong hand painting skills and low poly modeling
  • Proficiency with Zbrush and Max or Maya
  • The ability to work well within a highly collaborative team of passionate developers
  • Self-motivated, collaborative, excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Positive attitude and an ability to receive and provide objective feedback

Pluses

  • Concept Art and/or Illustration skills
  • Passion for creating epic and awesome environments
  • Basis skills in rigging, animation, lighting or FX
  • Familiarity with Unity

Required Application Materials

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter (recommended)
  • Portfolio demonstrating relevant artistic skills required
  • Only online submissions will be accepted (e.g. website, blog, or online album)
  • Must be willing to complete an art test if required to do so

Blizzard Entertainment is a global company committed to growing our employees along with the business. We offer generous benefits and perks with an eye on providing true work / life balance. We’ve worked hard to foster an intensely collaborative and creative environment, a diverse and inclusive employee culture, and training and opportunity for professional growth. Our people are everything. Our core values are real, and our mission has never changed. We are dedicated to creating the most epic entertainment experiences…ever. Join us!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.