Environment Art Intern

About the Employer

PlayStation isn’t just the Best Place to Play —it’s also the Best Place to Work. We’ve thrilled gamers since 1994, when we launched the original PlayStation. Today, we’re recognized as a global leader in interactive and digital entertainment. The PlayStation brand falls under Sony Interactive Entertainment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation.

Sony Interactive Entertainment is looking for an Environmental Artist Intern to join our established, high performance team in San Diego, CA. Our ideal candidate is hardworking and passionate about this field.

This internship is for Summer 2021.

Environment Art Intern

San Diego, CA


The Environment Art Intern have an opportunity to learn environmental art practices and workflow; to learn how games are built by working closely with our team. Responsibilities include supporting Environment Art Team with requested tasks, learning to use the material scanner to help build libraries, gathering and maintaining reference, learning internal Sony VASG production tools, creating any test environment assets, and get real world experience with AAA PlayStation Game Engines. Interns will be expected to document their experience with weekly internal blog, set learning goals with their supervisor, and have a strong understanding of best game creation practices by the end of their internship. Additionally, the intern will document any artistic discoveries, workflow efficiencies, and insights gleaned during the internship.


  • Must have knowledge of Maya, Zbrush, Photoshop, and Unreal Engine.
  • Must have portfolio samples which demonstrate world building and 3D prop building skills. These include a loadable level in Unreal, video, or screenshots that show off untextured, unlit, and final versions. Ideal samples would also have indoor and outdoor areas, with some environmental storytelling.
  • Samples of various environment pieces such as modular walls, props, and vegetation. These should have wireframes and texture breakdowns as well.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Self-motivated with an ability to take initiative
  • Able and motivated to work with other team members

Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, legally protected physical or mental disability, covered veteran status, status in the U.S. uniformed services, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, genetic information or membership in any other legally protected category.

We strive to create an inclusive environment, empower employees and embrace diversity. We encourage everyone to respond.

We sincerely appreciate the time and effort you spent in contacting us, and we thank you for your interest in PlayStation.