Environment Artist Intern, Story and Franchise Development
Irvine , California
September 30, 2016
Quest Objectives
Blizzard animation is looking for an environment modeling artist intern. Candidates should have some experience working with digital modeling software to achieve stylized to photo-real models. The ideal candidate should be eager, creative and excited to be part of an enthusiastic, hard-working team

  • Focus on modeling and sculpting during asset creation within any of Blizzards IPs that are in production.
  • Work closely with senior artists, and show leads to create digital models.
  • Work closely with modeling, surfacing, and lighting artists to achieve the desired results.

  • Basic understanding of either Maya or 3DsMax
  • Basic understanding of either ZBrush or Mudbox
  • Basic understanding of texture map properties in relation to their shading and lighting qualities
  • Basic understanding and familiarity using rendering software
  • Able to collaborate and bring creativity to the team of modelers and the wider Blizzard Animation team

  • Experience in shading and lighting in RenderMan, V-Ray, Redshift, Mental Ray, Arnold, or a similar high end rendering package
  • Understanding of Blizzard's cinematic visual style

Intern Guild Requirements
  • Currently enrolled in a college or university, or planning to enroll in Fall 2017
  • Returning for at least one more semester or quarter following the Summer 2017 internship
  • Able to work fulltime hours for 11 - 12 weeks at the Blizzard office indicated in this job posting between May 22, 2017 - August 11, 2017 or June 12, 2017 - September 1, 2017 (group dates depend on when you get out of school)
  • Authorized to work in the US

Quest Items
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Art Reel / website

WARNING! Applications that do not include all of the required materials will not be considered. We're serious about this - due to the volume of applications we receive, we only have time to consider complete submittals.

A little about us:
Blizzard Entertainment is a premier developer/publisher of entertainment software, including World of Warcraft, StarCraft, Diablo, and Hearthstone.

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