Category Archives: Location: East Coast

Muse Games Art Internship

Muse Games: Art Internship Posting 2014

WHO IS AND WHY WORK FOR MUSE GAMES?

Muse Games is an independent games studio located in New York City.  We’ve developed many kinds of games on several different platforms, taking people into bioluminescent forests or onboard steampunk airships .  Our biggest game yet is Guns of Icarus Online.  We’re always taking risks, challenging ourselves to innovate, and making the games that we want to make.

We’re gamers at heart and because of that, we create games that we want to play.  Since we play all kinds of games from blockbusters to rare tabletop adventures, we try to bring our experiences and interests together to create something truly unique.

We have fun making our games and enjoy playing them once they’re out the door.  Once they’re out in the wild, though, we pay special attention to our customers and aim to offer them the best support they’ve ever had.

Everything we do at Muse Games is done as a family.  Everything has a personal touch.

WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

Do you appreciate the finer visual details in video games?  Do you enjoy playing competitive games with your friends?  Are you self-motivated and a team-oriented individual?  Do you know how to put your time to good use without constant oversight?

We’re looking for an awesome artist to join us in an internship position.

This is a for credit position.

OUR REQUIREMENTS:

  • A passion for video games
  • Self-motivated, good communication skills, team-oriented individual
  • Minimum 2 years of experience modeling, texturing, or concepting using Maya or Photoshop (or equivalent 3D and 2D programs)
  • Strong understanding of form, shape, structure, and silhouette in regard to modeling
  • A good eye for light, shade, color, and detail in creation of texture maps or concept paintings
  • Willing and able to commute to Lower Manhattan

EXTRAS:

Though not strictly required, candidates with one or more of the following areas of knowledge would be given more consideration:

  • Experience with ZBrush, Mudbox (or similar sculpting programs), retopologizing, and generation of normal maps
  • Strong foundation in traditional arts like figure drawing, environmental, or architectural illustration
  • Experience with Unity3D game engine
  • Martial arts experience (not joking)
  • Airship crew or captaining experience (also not joking, but kind of joking)

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assisting the art team to develop current and ongoing projects
  • Depending on your skillset, you will be responsible for assets that will be 100% used in the game or as a part of our concept portfolio

Still interested?

Send in your portfolio* and resume to jobs@musegames.com

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TENDRIL – Toronto, CA

http://www.tendril.ca/contact.php

Tendril is a studio where directors, designers, and artists from diverse backgrounds create powerful visual storytelling experiences, employing a wide range of styles and techniques. We devour film, art, and design at a frightening rate. We ask questions, listen, sketch, and create. We dare to be naive and see every new client and brief as an opportunity to create our best work. We are full of ideas and untold stories. We are passionate and precise. Our vision is to rediscover the everyday through the filter of our imaginations. To inspire and be inspired.

 

Tendril is always excited to welcome new interns who are keen on learning and putting their skills to use.
All interns have the opportunity to work closely with and shadow our creative team and producers on a regular basis. They learn to work with the information, materials, and programmes that are vital to our animation and design process.
Our ideal candidates have a strong interest in animation/design/art/illustration, a flourishing portfolio, a keen eye for detail and an enthusiasm to learn.
We can work with the schedule of the selected applicant, but ideally you interns are available at least 2 full days a week, for at least 2 months.

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Brand New School (BNS) – Internship in LA and NYC

bns. is the award-winning design and animation division of Brand New School. Our talents span the creative spectrum from design, motion graphics, and visual identity design to CG animation and visual effects.

We believe in the power of design and visual thinking fused with a highly collaborative creative process. Our staff is an ambitious group of creative directors, designers, animators, art directors, and visual effects artists; passionate about creating new visual languages and solving complex problems.

Brand New School is a creative community devoted to creating new forms of visual communication. Our company has produced award-winning commercials, integrated digital campaigns, interactive installations, web and mobile applications, games, art installations, brand identities and print communications.

Brand New School consists of three interconnected divisions; bns.(design & animation), bns.labs (interactive media), and bns.films (film/content production). This multidisciplinary alchemy enables us to create thoughtful solutions for clients across platforms and without boundaries.

Our process prizes collaboration, research, experimentation, failure, discovery, and laughter. We’ve been practicing these principles from our studios in New York and Los Angeles since 2000.

 

 

 

http://brandnewschool.com/About/Admissions

We are always looking for tomorrow’s brightest minds in all shapes, sizes and stages of development. If you think you have something to contribute and aren’t afraid of failure, please email us at info@brandnewschool.com.

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Baltimore National Aquarium – Illustration and Visual Production Interns

Ideal for any Animators who are also illustration concentrators or video concentrators (MARCH 1 DEADLINE) :

http://www.aqua.org/jobs/internships-baltimore/creative-services-illustration

Creative Services – Illustration Internship

Job Description:

The selected Creative Services – Illustration intern(s) assist the Marketing Department with digital and hand-drawn illustrations of aquatic life—animals and environmental—to fulfill the needs of various Aquarium departments.

Essential Functions:

  • Illustrate realistic and stylized images to add to our library
  • Illustrate images for specific project-based fulfillment
  • Respond to client requests in a timely manner
  • Assist with administrative tasks, mailings, etc.
  • Join the Creative Services team for meetings and special events
  • Complete special projects as assigned

Requirements:

  • Must have a diverse portfolio showing realistic and stylized illustrations
  • Ability to illustrate by hand and digitally
  • Must have working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite CS6
  • Must be able to operate within Microsoft Office systems
  • Must be proficient with the Macintosh platform
  • Must be self-motivated and possess sharp attention to detail, the ability to work independently or as part of a team, a flexible and creative personality, and the ability to manage multiple projects
  • Must complete a minimum of 120 hours of work within the selected term
  • Preference is given to juniors and seniors.
  • Open to undergraduate students pursuing a degree in photography, graphic design, illustration or a related field from an accredited college or university

Visual Productions Internship

Visual Productions interns provide assistance to the Aquarium’s Visual Productions staff.

Essential Functions

Visual Productions interns:

  • Assist in maintaining the organization of the National Aquarium’s video library
  • Assist in the transfer of archived videos to DVD
  • Assist with the editing of projects in Final Cut Pro 5 by logging and digitizing footage
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • Must be a college sophomore, junior, or senior pursuing a degree in film, television, or a related field
  • Must have basic knowledge of non-linear editing software
  • Must be able to operate within Microsoft Office systems
  • Must be able to climb stairs and lift up to 50 pounds
  • Must complete a minimum of 120 hours of work within the selected term.
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Toy Design Internship

Toy Design Intern-Summer 2014 Job

Date: Feb 13, 2014

Location: Pawtucket, RI, US

Toy Design Intern-Summer 2014

Location: RI – Pawtucket
Employment Type: Intern
ID: 8568

Description

Toy Design Summer Intern (May – August)

Help Hasbro explore new avenues in toy development. We are looking for team members who are fearless with their ideas and are looking to develop their talents. Candidates will ideate, sketch, draw and build concept models, while working in an innovative and creative environment. We offer an amazing experience to learn from some of the industry’s top designers.

KEY RELATIONSHIPS

Candidate will interact with Design and Development staff, toy and game designers, graphic designers, model makers and other artists.

Other Key Relationships:

Candidate will collaborate with various departments such as Global Marketing, Global Engineering and Packaging. In addition, candidate may be required to produce a concept design project with other interns from various departments.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Create innovative, robust, user-oriented and consumer-centric products

Assist in the overall project and technical design development efforts of multiple assigned brands/product lines.

Contribute in brainstorm sessions and consistently apply on-trend design insight for product development.

Participate in product review meetings and present material to all levels of management.

Utilize internal resources and time management skills to independently manage projects to meet deadlines for self.

Build confidence and knowledge when interacting with internal / external partners and presenting design solutions.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Must be a current undergraduate or graduate student enrolled in a degree program

Desired areas of study include: Industrial Design, Illustration, Graphic Design, Fashion Design, Fine Art

Desired software includes Photoshop, Illustrator, Solid Works, InDesign, Maya, Zbrush

Candidates must submit a link to an online portfolio to be considered for Hasbro’s intern program.

Prior Experience desired:

Illustration, 3D modeling, sketching, rendering, animation, storyboarding, sculpting, along with traditional art skills such as drawing, painting, sculpture. Candidates with an interest in fashion design, color or merging digital and physical experiences are encouraged to apply.

Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) is a branded play company dedicated to fulfilling the fundamental need for play for children and families through creative expression of the Company’s world class brand portfolio, including TRANSFORMERS, MONOPOLY, PLAY-DOH, MY LITTLE PONY, MAGIC: THE GATHERING, NERF, LITTLEST PET SHOP and G.I. JOE. From toys and games, to television programming, motion pictures, digital gaming and a comprehensive licensing program, Hasbro strives to delight its global customers with innovative play and entertainment experiences, in a variety of forms and formats, anytime and anywhere. Through the company’s deep commitment to corporate social responsibility, including philanthropy, Hasbro is helping to build a safe and sustainable world for future generations and to positively impact the lives of millions of children and families every year. It has been recognized for its efforts by being named one of the “World’s Most Ethical Companies” and is ranked as one of Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s “100 Best Corporate Citizens.” Learn more at http://www.hasbro.com.

For more information about careers at Hasbro become a fan on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and join our careers group on LinkedIn.

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BUCK Internship

3D INTERNS (BUCK LA & NY)

 

BUCK is seeking 3D interns. This is an excellent opportunity for 3D students to experience first hand the commercial production process.

Candidates should have experience in the core areas of 3D production including modeling, texturing, lighting/materials, as well as a basic understanding of the compositing process theory.

Qualifications and responsibilities include:

  • Experience and working knowledge of Autodesk Maya.
  • More favorable candidates will have a strength in at least one of the following areas: hard surface/organic modeling, sculpting, Vray, node based compositing, MEL/Python, rigging, pre-vis, or FX. Animation is a plus but not mandatory. We do not have a 3D character animation intern position at this time.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication skills, and good attitude in a collaborative studio.
  • Interns work closely with the CG Supervisor and CG lead to hone their 3D talents in a production environment.

Please send resume, including a list of software you use, and reel link, including breakdown, and/or PDF portfolio attachments to us. Please include “3D Intern” in the subject line of your email. International inquiries are welcome. No phone calls please.

Buck is always seeking talented folks.

http://www.buck.tv/careers/3d-interns/

 

DESIGN/MOGRAPH INTERNS

BUCK is seeking Design/Motion Graphics Interns. This is an excellent opportunity for design/animation students to experience first hand the commercial production process.

Candidates should be very strong designers and illustrators and/or 2D/3D motion graphics animators with a great sense of timing.

 

Qualifications and responsibilities include:

  • Design experience using Photoshop and Illustrator. Skill sets employing additional techniques always welcome.
  • Animation experience using After Effects, Maya, and Cinema 4D. Additional skill sets employing alternate programs always welcome.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication skills, and good attitude in a collaborative studio.
  • Interns work closely with Creative Directors, Associate Creative Directors, and Art Directors to hone their design talents in a production environment.

Please send resume, including a list of software you use, and reel link, including breakdown, and/or PDF portfolio attachments to us. Please include desired position in the subject line of your email. International inquiries are welcome. No phone calls please.

http://www.buck.tv/careers/designmograph-interns/

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TitMouse Internships

http://titmouse.net/contact/

 

Looking for an internship? Please contact intern@titmouse.net

Locations: LA, NYC

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FirstBorn Internships

NOTE: These are 6 months long and paid. Ideal for Seniors who are graduating.

Firstborn is a digital agency headquartered in New York City. We are strategists, designers, producers and technologists who share a passion for creating great ideas and translating them into engaging, intelligent and innovative user experiences.We are a multiplatform agency, creating websites, online ads, viral campaigns, digital applications, 3D models, HD video, interactive installations, content management tools and just about anything else that takes advantage of digital technology.

http://www.firstborn.com/#/contact-us/jobs/51/

http://www.firstborn.com/#/contact-us/jobs/46/

This is firstborn’s studio reel from a year ago:

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Turner 3D Animation Internship

http://www.turner.com/careers/#/careers/job-details/139902BR

Summer 2014 Digital Games Art Intern

Qualifications: Candidates for this internship should have a strong foundation in traditional art, proficiency in character/object modeling and animation in 3DS MAX. Preferrably with a game design/dev orientation.

Duties: Please Note: Students @ Work Internships Program dates are June 2nd – August 8th. Interns are paid at minimum-wage and relocation is not provided. Students must have completed their sophomore year in college prior to the start of the internship. In addition, students may not have graduated college or graduate school prior to the start of the internship (i.e. STUDENTS MUST BE ENROLLED IN SCHOOL DURING THE TIME OF THIS INTERNSHIP). Note to International Students: All international students will be required to provide documentation of proper visa paperwork prior to your arrival if accepted to the program.

Due to the high volume of candidates for Turner’s Internship Program, interested students are encouraged to apply for openings as soon as possible, as these positions will be filled on an ongoing basis. Competitive candidates are typically contacted after internships are no longer posted on the website. Future semester Internship postings will also be available after the prior semester internships are no longer posted on the website.

This position is for a 3d generalist within the CN Digital Games Team. Prospective candidates should have good communication skills and ability to work well within a small interdisciplinary team. Daily responsibiliies may include 3d modeling, animation, concept design, creating texture passes and managing many other ancillary art assets.

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Blue Sky Studios Internships

http://blueskystudios.com/working-here/internship-program/

Our summer internship program is a fun, exciting and educationally-packed 10 weeks.  Each intern is specially selected and placed in a department that best fits their skills and interests.  Throughout the 10 weeks they will be mentored and supervised by a Blue Sky pro in that field.

If you are currently studying computer science, animation or film, then we encourage you to apply and join us this summer for this fantastic experience.

We will be looking for interns for in the following disciplines:

Animation
Visual Development
Story
Editorial
Fur
Materials
Modeling
Lighting
Production Engineering
Research & Development

To apply, you will need 2 letters of recommendation from either professors, or professionals in the business.  For artistic positions, you’ll need to create an on-line portfolio and/or reel.   We recommend that if you are applying to more than one position, you create a separate reel or portfolio for each.

  • Application process is now open.
  • Application process closes on April 11, 2014
  • To apply, please email us your resume, cover letter, 2 letters of recommendation, and if applicable, a link to your reel and/or portfolio.  Email the above mentioned to: intern_resumes@blueskystudios.com
  • Please note in your subject field which department you are applying for.  (EG: Internship – Story)
  • Summer internship starts on June 2, 2014
  • Summer internship ends on August 8, 2014
  • The internship is open to all undergrad and graduate college students whose graduation dates fall within the following time frame: Winter 2013 through Spring 2015.

We look forward to seeing you this summer!

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The Mill Internships

The Mill is a visual effects, animation, and design studio, respected for high-end visual effects, award-winning moving image, design and digital projects for the advertising, games and music industries. The Mill is usually well represented at the numerous Advertising and Visual Effects awards ceremonies world-wide each year.

They are able to offer a select few talented individuals a two-month internship programme to gain invaluable experience working in our world-class digital media and visual effects environment prior to the completion of a degree course. The program is available in London, New York and Los Angeles on presentation of a valid work permit or visa.

For a place in the program you must be entering your final year of study at college or university in one of the following fields:

  • 3D & Animation
  • Compositing, Roto-scoping, Matte Painting, etc.
  • Digital Interactive
  • Design and Illustration
  • Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry

Their internships run throughout the year, and encompass Design, Digital Interactive, Animation, 2D, 3D, Colour Grading and Production. If successful, you will be assigned a mentor who will provide support, guidance and training and you will be given the opportunity to work on fast-paced, creatively challenging projects across all media.

Please apply via email to: internship@themill.com with a CV and covering letter outlining the area in which you are most interested and why you have chosen The Mill. If applicable, include your current show reel and shot breakdown.

Due to the volume of applications the Mill receives, only those shortlisted will be contacted.

http://www.themill.com/careers/working-at-the-mill.aspx

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