Concept Artist Intern

Job Type:
Intern or Voluntary
Areas of Expertise:
Art and Animation
Obsidian Entertainment
Job Ref:
Concept Artist Intern

Concept Artist Intern

Obsidian Entertainment is looking for a self-motivated Artist Intern to concept props, environments, characters, and other gameplay elements for our award-winning RPGs.


  • Create concepts of environments from designed block-outs
  • Create a wide range of concepts, including props, characters, creatures, and UI elements
  • Work closely with Lead Artist and other team members to ensure the visual target is met or exceeded
  • Actively participate in technical and aesthetic problem-solving discussions
  • Complete work under reasonable deadlines


  • Proficiency with Photoshop CS
  • Knowledge of architecture, perspective, and lighting
  • 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 leadership and team members
  • Strong foundation in traditional art, including composition and color theory
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Passion for gaming


  • Experience with any 3D programs and environment art
  • An interest in video game theory and design
  • Storyboard experience
  • Background in Architecture, Photography, or Cinematography

Portfolio Requirements

  • A web portfolio that demonstrates examples of environment, character, creature, and prop concepts

Portfolio Pluses

  • User Interface concepts
  • Graphic icons
  • Graphic design examples

An art test will be required of all applicants. All resumes must be accompanied by a link to a website portfolio.

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Please, no phone calls or drop-ins. We only accept e-mailed applications.

Contact Details:
Obsidian Entertainment
Tel: 949-379-3300
Contact: Jason Tucker

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