Game Art Intern (Summer 2021)

We are seeking a creative and talented student to join our Summer 2021 Internship Program as our Game Art Intern. Our Game Art Intern will be responsible for partnering with our team in developing high-quality artwork and production quality game assets to assist in the production of Disney Emoji Blitz. The ideal student would be familiar with creating artwork in a graphic style using Adobe Illustrator or other vector graphics programs.

To successfully execute the role, this student will help visualize characters, environments, and props that help communicate gameplay and bring our franchises to life. They will support the development team with art asset production as well as provide support materials for marketing.

This intern will be involved in all aspects of internal game development, from brainstorms and pre-production to content releases for live operations. You will partner with the Art Director/Lead to define the most appropriate tools, methods and approaches for each project. This student will also work directly with engineers to ensure artworks are accurately and consistently represented in game. The ideal student is a creative, talented, and motivated individual eager to learn, contribute and grow their skills with an industry art team.

Please include a portfolio / site of your work in order to have your application considered

Internship Program Qualifications:

    • Must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate university program in the U.S (upcoming Juniors or Seniors) and able to intern remotely through late August 2021
    • Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the US during the Summer 2021 session. Visa sponsorship is not available for our internship positions.
    • Be able to work on a part-time basis (up to 30 hours per week)

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

    • Design various characters, environments, and props.
    • Provide concepts and storyboards for in-development game mechanics and features.
    • Build and create game assets up to the standards set by product style guides.
    • Collaborate with other disciplines to ensure consistency of art across multiple devices.
    • Assist production with decks and presentations.
    • Participate in visual critiques and brainstorms.
    • Research industry standards and develop new techniques and workflows.

WHO YOU ARE:

    • Must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate college program in the U.S. (upcoming Juniors or Seniors)
    • Be able to work on a part-time basis (up to 30 hours per week)
    • Currently enrolled student pursuing a degree in Illustration, Animation or Entertainment Arts.
    • Understanding of fundamental visual design principles.
    • Attention to detail, and ability to solve creative problems.
    • Familiarity with mobile gaming, ability to speak confidently about current games on the market.
    • Adobe Illustrator skills required
    • Excellent Adobe Photoshop skills.
    • Portfolio of work required.
    • Team player who understands the value of regular and effective communication. 
    • Passion for video games a must
About Jam City’s Internship Program: 

Jam City’s Summer 2021 Digital Internship Program will take place from June 14th  - August 27, 2021 and will be entirely remote. Students can expect a paid, part-time (25-30 hours per week) internship working alongside Jam City’s business and studio development teams. Within internships, students gain valuable insights into our products, players, and industry. Our program allows students to work on impactful projects, collaborate with industry professionals, and develop problem solving skills through real hands on experiences. We’re looking for students that bring curiosity, creativity, and an interest in mobile games.

OUR COMMITMENT TO EQUITY, DIVERSITY, & INCLUSION

We believe in creating games that unite people across the world and that showcase our commitment to providing an environment that is both inclusive and diverse for our players and employees. We strive to create a workforce that is reflective of our global player community as we know that we are stronger and better when we play together. To help promote an inclusive culture, we celebrate the visible and invisible diversity of our Jam Citizens through initiatives including Employee Resource Groups, cultural events, trainings, speaker series, and more. 

Jam City is an equal opportunity employer. We enthusiastically accept our responsibility to make employment decisions without regard to race, age, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, religion, ethnicity, marital, or domestic partnerships status, disability, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, veteran status, domestic violence victim status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expressions, or any other classification protected by federal, state, and local laws. Our management is committed to following this policy with respect to hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, termination, recruiting, pay, and other forms of compensation, training, and general treatment during employment.

ABOUT JAM CITY

Jam City is an award-winning mobile entertainment studio providing unique and deeply engaging games that appeal to a broad, global audience.

Led by CEO Chris DeWolfe, former MySpace co-founder and CEO, and COO Josh Yguado, former 20th Century Fox executive, Jam City is the creative powerhouse behind some of the highest-grossing and most enduring mobile games. Jam City’s global franchise Cookie Jam has generated more than half a billion dollars, and Panda Pop has more than 120 million downloads to date.

The company also is the go-to studio for Hollywood, having developed immersive, narrative-rich mobile games around iconic entertainment brands. The company’s popular RPG game Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery was the #1 game in more than 40 countries at its launch in April 2018.

Jam City has nine studios located in Los Angeles (HQ), Berlin, Buenos Aires, Bogotá, Burbank, Cedar Falls, San Diego, San Francisco, and Toronto.
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Jam City is looking to hire a Game Art Intern (Summer 2021) at their Burbank, CA, USA location. Job contains the tags Remote, Temp, Photoshop, Unity, Lua and Art.
Job discovered on 5/4/2021