Electronic Arts, Inc Art Internship in Melbourne, Australia

The Studio

Electronic Arts' Firemonkeys Studio in Melbourne, Australia is regarded throughout the industry as a leader in delivering high quality, engaging games on iOS and Android. We release new meaningful updates on a regular basis for our live mobile games, such as Real Racing 3, The Sims FreePlay, Need for Speed: No Limits and more.

The Role

We’re looking for highly passionate Artist Intern to join our experienced team for a 12-month full-time (paid) opportunity. You will experience working in a highly successful game development environment and work with a cross-discipline team to deliver high quality artwork for mobile games. This is a fantastic opportunity to prepare yourself for a career as a professional in the gaming industry and you will gain significant experience and skills from our intensive internship program.

Please note to be eligible for our internship program you must be enrolled in a bachelor degree program or higher during the internship period, or have recently graduated.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Work under direction from other Artists.

  • Create Art on the computer and hand-drawn including: Design and build 3D models, create 2D texture maps, generate texture mapping coordinates, optimise 3D models and 2D textures for game engine efficiency.

  • Working within a small, motivated team and communicating effectively within that team as well as outwardly when required.

  • Report status of deliverables to the project leads.

You will have:

  • Ability to make beautiful and memory efficient textures and effects.

  • A proven background in creating art assets.

  • Ability to conceptualize abstract concepts into impressive on-screen visuals

  • Basic understanding of software development and associated tools and processes.

  • Excellent written, verbal and visual communication.

  • Solid understanding of mobile game development, particularly in the Free to Play market.

Please provide a portfolio including game design documentation and other examples of your design work with your application.

The Perks:

  • Modern studio, located next to Southern Cross Station.

  • Fully stocked kitchen for breakfast, lunch, fresh fruit and hot drinks.

  • Friday night socials and regular team building outings.

  • Games area with the latest titles to play.