Jobs & Internships

We are currently open for internship applications for the first half of 2020. We are offering internships for a 2D Artist, 3D animator and a Game Designer.

Already sent in an application? Please not that due to scheduling we will not be responding or interviewing until January.

Please send any inquiry about jobs or internships to jobs@wispfire.com


2D Art Internship

Are you a 2D artist and are you looking to gain experience working on a 2D game project? Wispfire is looking for a passionate art student to join us Q1 2020.

Wispfire is a small game company specialized in interactive narrative. We create story-driven games with a message, using a vibrant hand-painted art style. For this internship you will be primarily working with Wispfire’s Art Director on a clearly defined feature.

Tasks

  • Thinking of small character scenarios based on existing narrative
  • Drawing expressive character interactions

Requirements

  • Good with line art
  • Good grasp of anatomy and expressions
  • Able to adapt to a pre-existing art style
  • Fast and efficient, keeping the bigger picture in mind
  • Good at communicating your ideas and working in a team

Plusses

  • Experience with implementing graphics into a game engine
  • Experience with drawing comics or animation

To apply, send an e-mail with your motivation, resume and extensive portfolio to jobs@wispfire.com. Feel free to ask us any questions regarding this internship.


3D Character Animation Internship

Are you a 3D Animator and do you want to work on a sweeping story-driven adventure game?  Wispfire is looking for a passionate 3D animation intern to join us in further developing our current project, Herald.

As animation intern you will be mainly responsible for many of the in-game character animations during dialogue and cutscenes. These include but are not limited to: walk cycles, talking variations, idles and action scenes. You wil work alongside our freelance animator.

Requirements

  • Strong knowledge of animation principles
  • A good feeling for motion, acting and performance
  • Focused, motivated and able to use feedback effectively
  • Skilled with 3D animation software
  • Able to create convincing keyframe animations

Plusses

  • Experience with Unity, such as using the Animator, Mecanim and behaviour scripts
  • Experience with the Blender 3D software package
  • Knowledge of 2D animation

To apply, send an e-mail with your motivation, resume and extensive portfolio/showreel to jobs@wispfire.com. Feel free to ask us any questions regarding this internship.


Game Designer Internship

Wispfire is looking for an ambitious all-round game designer to assist in producing new scenes and gameplay for Herald – Book: III & IV. You’ll be working closely with the team to improve the player experience in several ways, including (but not limited to) streamlining gameplay and playtesting for bugs and other errors.

Ideally, you’re also keen to dive into cinematography and level design problems as you will likely encounter them during your internship at Wispfire. When you find a bug you should be able to squash it yourself most of the time as well. 

Requirements

  • Skilled in C# programming language
  • Experience with the Unity game engine
  • You enjoy working closely with other designers and artists

Plusses

  • You enjoy games as a vehicle for telling stories.
  • You can independently identify weaknesses in design, and suggest and implement improvements

To apply, send an e-mail with your motivation, resume and extensive portfolio to jobs@wispfire.com. Feel free to ask us any questions regarding this internship.

V.O.F. Wispfire
Jaarbeursplein 6, Office 5.14, 3521 AL, Utrecht The Netherlands
Chamber of Commerce: 57952388

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