2D Artist (intern)
9 days ago
Wargaming Prague believes that educating the next generation of gaming industry professionals is essential to ensure continued success. As such, Wargaming Prague offers a range of opportunities for talented individuals to complete a unique, first-class internship within Wargaming Forge project at a large international game development studio. Learn on the job from top-notch experts while gaining hands-on experience and taking the first step of your game development career.
As a 2D Art Intern, you’ll join the production team that creates 2D content for World of Tanks. Under the supervision of your mentors, you’ll learn all the necessary skills for producing and delivering high-quality, game-ready assets. You’ll have the opportunity to improve your technical and artistic skills while delivering game assets and becoming a part of World of Tanks’ family of artists.
This paid, part-time (20 hrs/wk) internship lasts for up to 6 months from July 18, 2022 to January 18, 2023. Preference will be given to candidates who are eligible to work in the Czech Republic (EU nationals and individuals holding a valid work/study visa).
What will you learn?
- How to be a 2D artist in the gaming industry
- Asset creation pipeline
- Different techniques and approaches
- Creation of in-game assets, landscapes, and promo art
- Complex approaches of art creation from icons to HD map loading screens
- Proper 2D rendering (with 3D tools as base)
- Environment design, matte painting, camouflage/style creation
Who are your mentors?
Victor Staris (Concept artist/illustrator)
In addition to 3 years in the game development industry as a concept artist and illustrator, Victor is an experienced environment artist and speaker who delivers talks at conferences. He even runs his own YouTube channel! Victor can work as a speed painter and produce huge, complex, time-demanding key art.
Andrey Petrukovich (2D Artist/illustrator)
With 8 years of experience in web design and 8 years at Wargaming as a Lead Artist and 2D artist, Andrey has managed several artists, designers, and external partners. He has supervised content production for several projects, and has worked on web pages, in-game content, and training sessions for other artists. He recently joined the Prague team as a generalist. Andrey’s superpowers are game engines and the capability to dive into technical issues.
Vera Rebova (2D Artist)
With 1 year of AAA game artist creation experience and 10 years as a freelancer, Vera is great at communication and is attentive to detail. Not only is she the soul of the team, she has a unique skill set – the ability to work on 2D characters. In World of Tanks, Vera mainly focuses on UI art such as rewards, medals, and portraits.
In addition to these four mentors, you’ll also take part in lectures and discussions with members from other offices, such as art directors and art managers.
What are we looking for?
- Knowledge of fine-art fundamentals
- Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop
- Great imagination
- Skill at matte painting
- Conversational English
What will help you stand out?
- Great hand-drawing skills
- Strong motivation to be an artist
Wargaming is an award-winning online game developer and publisher headquartered in Nicosia, Cyprus. Operating since 1998, Wargaming has grown to become one of the leaders in the gaming industry with 5,500 employees and 18 offices spread worldwide. Over 200 million players enjoy Wargaming's titles across all major gaming platforms. Our flagship products include the free-to-play hits World of Tanks and World of Warships, as well as World of Tanks Blitz — the critically acclaimed mobile tank shooter with cross-platform support.
Wargaming Prague is located in Karlín. With excellent access to cultural events, cool restaurants, sports facilities, and public transport, Karlín is the ideal location for current and future Wargamers. At Wargaming Prague, we do our best to make sure we deliver the best possible games to players while pushing the standard of the video game industry.
A career in our company is always an interesting challenge, as well as the experience that you gain working together with world-class experts.
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