Environment Artist Intern, Story and Franchise Development
Location:
Posted:
September 30, 2016
Reference:
16000W4
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

 Responsibilities
  • 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.

Requirements
  • 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

Pluses
  • 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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