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What does it take to be an Interniac? A true passion for game development, especially for the types of games we build. The passion to thrive in the rapid pace of an exciting studio and the creativity to deliver amazing player experiences.

Insomniac Games has studios in Burbank, CA and in Durham, NC with dedicated developers all over the country. Insomniac embraces a flexible work environment for our internships. Positions that require in-studio only work are in the specific job posting.

Animation Intern

The Insomniac Games Internship program offers a unique opportunity to work alongside our animators who create our award-winning gameplay experiences. We are seeking a motivated intern who is interested in learning from and partnering with our content creators throughout our studio. Interns receive important animation assignments that contribute to their growth and future opportunities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Craft a variety of cinematic animation shots while providing general support to the animation team.

  • Work on in-game characters, props, cinematics, and bug fixing.

  • Learn new techniques and tools that are required to bring our characters to life in our games.

Internship Qualifications:

  • Computer, Traditional, or Experimental Animation (Art, Illustration, or Graphic Design majors with animation experience are also encouraged to apply).

  • Internships are available to students who are US citizens or international students with an F-1 visa.

  • You are upbeat, self-motivated, creative, and responsible, have a passion for video games and animation and be willing to work hard.

  • Introductory 3D animation experience, drawing skills and previous experience with Maya is preferred.

Internship Details:

  • This is a paid, full-time internship: 5 days per week for approximately 40 hours a week.

  • We expect at least an 8-week commitment from our interns.

  • This role is based in Burbank, CA or remote from an approved US state.

Our intern positions offer a fixed hourly pay rate. Please note that the pay rate is exclusive to the internship period and may not reflect what pay may look like following the completion of an internship.

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At SIE, we consider several factors when setting each role’s base pay range, including the competitive benchmarking data for the market and geographic location. Please note that the base pay range may vary in line with our hybrid working policy and individual base pay will be determined based on job-related factors which may include knowledge, skills, experience, and location. In addition, this role is eligible for SIE’s top-tier benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, matching 401(k), paid time off, wellness program and coveted employee discounts for Sony products. This role also may be eligible for a bonus package. Click here to learn more.

This is a flexible role that can be remote, with varying pay ranges based on geographic location. For example, if you are based out of Seattle, the estimated base pay range for this role is listed below.

$33.25—$45.75 USD