Obsidian: 2D Environment Intern

Location: Irvine, California

 

2D Environment Intern
Written by Administrator   
Wednesday, 29 June 2011 16:13
Obsidian Entertainment is looking for self-motivated artist to draw props and environment concepts for a highly stylized 2D world.This artist will be responsible for working under senior artists to help create aesthetically pleasing environment designs from sketches to final illustration. A good knowledge of Photoshop or Illustrator (graphic design work may be applicable) is a must. This internship focuses on illustration but is a great way to build a solid foundation for a career 3D environment art. An art test will be required of all applicants.Requirements:
•    High proficiency with either Photoshop, Illustrator, Painter or Flash (preferably more than one)
•    Strong knowledge of architecture, perspective and lighting
•    Solid grasp of color theory
•    Ability to rapidly master proprietary tools and development pipelines
•    Ability to be resourceful and come up with creative solutions
•    Receptive to art direction and critiques from project art leads
•    Strong foundation in traditional art
•    Strong organizational and communication skills
•    Passion for gamingPlusses:
•    Worked on website design or mobile games
•    Experience with any 3D programs and environment art
•    Familiarity with After Effects or similar video/compositing software
•    Experience creating textures and UV maps
•    Previous work with animated series or short films
•    An interest in learning 2D animation
•    An interest in video game theory and design
•    Storyboard experience
•    VFX animation experience
•    Background in Architecture, Photography or Cinematography
    
Responsibilities:
•    Create a wide range of  illustrations: props, interiors and exteriors
•    Work closely with Art Director and Level Designers to ensure the visual target is met or exceeded
•    Actively participate in technical and aesthetic problem solving discussions
•    Complete work under reasonable deadlines

Portfolio Requirements:
•    A web portfolio that demonstrates examples of 2D background work

Portfolio Plusses
•    Architectural Rendering Samples
•    Life drawings or Character Concepts
•    Environment Art Concept Samples
•    Examples of simple animation skills, or work used in animation by others

All resumes must be accompanied with website portfolio or samples of work.
Simply apply via e-mail: jobs@obsidian.net
Please put the job you are applying to in the subject line please.
Please no phone calls or drop ins. We only accept emailed applications.

 

Last Updated on Friday, 31 August 2012 16:15

Job post found here: http://www.obsidianent.com/jobs/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=456:jobs-2d-env-illustrator&catid=41:art&Itemid=174

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