School of Art, Media, and Technology

Game artist internship — Paid

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Playmatics, New York
contact: artjobs@playmatics.com

Starts:
November, 2011

About Our Company:
Playmatics is a game design, development and product strategy company with years of experience in video games, social media, the internet, brand-building, social gaming, game design and online marketing. Nick Fortugno: CCO, Margaret Wallace: CEO.

Key Responsibilities:
* Assist Senior Designers and the Art Director to produce and manage assets for multiple disparate games.
* Maintain digital libraries files.
* Project preparation research: competitor games, demographics,
* Q/A assistance.
* Integration and Integration prep.
* Visual design and concepting.
* CS5 or 4 Flash integration and timeline animation experience.

Other Responsibilites:
Develop 2D elements through Photoshop, Illustrator, and Flash, to create:
* ui
* characters
* environments
* menus
* icons

Requirements:
* CS5 or 4 Photoshop expert.
* CS5 or 4 Illustrator intermediate experience.
* CS5 or 4 Flash experience.
* fast, organized, efficient, and quality obsessed.
* takes direction and initiative when necessary.
* Documents art process and tracks tasks throughout game development cycle.
* Bachelors or Masters candidate or recent graduate in related field.
* Be able to conceptualize, present and execute ideas within a tight schedule.
* Understanding of 2D Art production.
• Possess strong interpersonal skills in order to communicate effectively and contribute to team atmosphere.
• Familiarity with new game trends.
• Familiarity with popular game genres on ios, android, facebook and web.
• Task driven, self-motivated, and proactive.
• Works well under deadline pressure.

Bonus Skills:
* flash timeline animation
* ActionScript 3 experience preferred.
* Experience using Scaleform GFx.
* jira

Please send:
* resume
* portfolio
* availability: hours per week and months

contact: artjobs@playmatics.com

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