SMITE - Character Rigging Intern (on-site/hybrid)

Alpharetta, GA /
Titan Forge – Interns /
Hi-Rez Studios is now accepting qualified Character Rigging Intern applicants for our Summer Internship Program at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia on SMITE! This will be a paid, seasonal employee.

Come join the creator of the critically acclaimed SMITE; Paladins; Realm Royale; Tribes: Ascend; and Global Agenda as we embark on exciting new game projects! 

What our Character Rigging Interns do at Hi-Rez Studios:

    •  Work alongside members of Hi-Rez’s Rigging team, while gaining a working knowledge of asset creation and the rigging processes.
    • Shadow and partner with experienced riggers in a collaborative, creative environment.
    • Assist in creating and maintaining character rigs using 3DSMax.
    • Develop scripting tools to benefit various departments of the pipeline.
    • Accept feedback from the Rigging Director and other art resources.
    • Other departmental duties and projects as instructed by management.

What we are looking for:

    • Must be able to travel effectively to and from the studio on a daily basis.
    • Must be currently enrolled in (documented as a "Junior" or higher grade level) - or recently graduated  of - an accredited college, university, or school of art.
    • Currently carrying or graduated with a G.P.A. of 3.5 or higher (and provide documentation).
    • At least one professional Letter of Reference from a manager, supervisor, professor or instructor; outlining how they know you, and why you should be considered for this position.
    • Current resume.
    • Cover letter.
    • Portfolio and/or Website displaying applicable work (rigging, tool development or general 3D art).
    • Authorized to work in the U.S.
    • Good communication skills, and a team player.

Even Better Candidates:

    • Experience or exposure using Maya or 3DSMax.
    • Experience with bipedal, quadruped, or robotic / mechanical characters.
    • Experience within Unreal Engine is a plus.
    • Background or experience in Gaming.