Launching a career in creative media is insanely hard. Most professional artists will tell you all they wanted back in the day was a chance to prove themselves. Well, we have 10 incredible opportunities available right now, so if you want to launch your career in visual effects, concept art, game development, architectural visualisation and AR/VR then make sure to read on.

TL:DR

Enter the Rookie Awards 2020 to have a chance at launching your career with the following companies: Weta Digital, Epic Games, LightField London, Ninja Theory, BVN Real, Outpost VFX, Unbnd, Binyan Studios, Crater Studio.


Weta Digital

Weta Digital

Weta Digital is one of the world’s premier visual effects companies. Led by Senior Visual Effects Supervisor Joe Letteri, Weta Digital is known for its culture of creativity and innovation. From Gollum to Caesar, Middle-earth to Pandora, the studio has created some of the most memorable characters and worlds of the last twenty five years.

This amazing opportunity is open to aspiring artists who want to be a part of Weta’s Concept Art Department. The aim is to help kick start their career, working amongst renowned artists and gaining valuable insight into working life in the VFX industry as a member of a concept art team.

The winner will receive feedback from experienced artists on their work, developing their knowledge of the VFX pipeline and will be evolving their skill set on some of the most exciting film projects in production.

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Epic Games

Epic Games

Epic Games spans across 12 countries with 32 studios and 1,800+ employees globally. For over 25 years, we’ve been making award-winning games and engine technology that empowers others to make visually stunning games and 3D content that bring environments to life like never before. Epic’s award-winning Unreal Engine technology not only provides game developers the ability to build high-fidelity, interactive experiences for PC, console, mobile and VR, it is also a tool being embraced by content creators across a variety of industries such as media and entertainment, automotive and architectural design. As we continue to build our Engine technology and develop remarkable games, we strive to build teams of world-class talent.

10 x Winners of this contest will win a telephone interview with the Epic Games internship team who are looking to fill internship placements Fall 2020. This is an incredible opportunity to launch your career in Game Design & Development. There is no guarantee of an internship or full time employment, however there are placements on offer so anything is possible with the right portfolio and passion.

Interns at Epic are fully embedded with our teams, working on real-world problems and challenging projects in gaming. You will learn alongside our strongest leads and mentors, contributing to actual deliverables in a production environment, with a high expectation to succeed. We offer interns a competitive package that includes pay, relocation assistance and housing benefits. Our studios offer additional perks like catered meals, memorable events, and lots of Epic swag.

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Lightfield

Lightfield

LightField London has spent 20 years producing films, 3D animations, stunning visuals and bespoke music compositions, under world renowned architects Foster + Partners. The qualities that have helped the creation of these pieces are creativity, a highly tuned understanding of the architectural and film pipelines, an ability to work fast under extreme pressure, and keeping to limited budgets despite constantly changing requirements. Now established in Vauxhall, London, in our state-of-the-art offices, we are ready to convert your vision into the perfect communication vehicle. .

This amazing opportunity is open to aspiring visual effects artists. The aim is to help artists kick start their career, working amongst renowned artists and gaining valuable insight into the working life in the Architectural visualisationindustry.

The winner will receive feedback from experienced artists on their work, developing their knowledge of the Arch-viz and will be evolving their skill set on some of the most exciting film projects in production.

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Ninja Theory

Ninja Theory

Ninja Theory was formed in 2004 by four partners, including current Directors Nina Kristensen (Chief Development Director), Tameem Antoniades (Chief Creative Director) and Jez San OBE (Non-Executive Director). The studio pride themselves on striving for the highest production values and continually pushing the boundaries of technology, art and design to create evermore exciting video game experiences.

These 2 x internships are open to aspiring Game Design & Development artists wanting to work on AAA level games. The aim is to help an artist kick start their career, working amongst renowned artists and gaining valuable insight into the working life inside this studio.

Each winner will receive feedback from experienced artists on their work, developing their knowledge of the game development pipeline and will be evolving their skill set on some of the most exciting AAA level games in production.

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BVN REAL

BVN REAL

BVN REAL is a Sydney team of artists, architects, developers and experience designers, who have evolved from the architectural visualisation division at BVN and are utilising our extensive grounding in design representation and communication to redefine how unbuilt space is experienced.

This amazing opportunity is open to aspiring Arch-viz artists wanting to work on major projects. The aim is to help an artist kick start their career, working among renowned artists and gaining valuable insight into the working life inside this studio.

The winner will receive feedback from experienced artists on their work, developing their knowledge of Arch-viz and will be evolving their skill set on some of the most exciting projects in production.

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Outpost VFX (x2)

Outpost VFX (Canada)

Opportunities in Canada + United Kingdom.

Outpost provide services to the film and advertising industry include concept design, VFX supervision, previz and of course 3D and 2D animation and compositing for both animation and visual effects. Their team are dedicated and experienced artists and programmers covering the wide gamut of moving image disciplines. They have gained a reputation for adding enormous creative value to each of the projects they have worked on.

This amazing opportunity is open to aspiring visual effects artists. The aim is to help artists kick start their career, working amongst renowned artists and gaining valuable insight into the working life in the VFX industry.

The winner will receive feedback from experienced artists on their work, developing their knowledge of the VFX pipeline and will be evolving their skill set on some of the most exciting film projects in production.

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Unbnd

Unbnd

Unbnd specialise in AR, WebAR, SocialAR, VR and interactive experiences. We’re an Australian creative technology company built around a team of futurists, artists, nerds and thinkers. We’re obsessed with pushing the creative boundaries of technology, and strive to deliver intuitive and immersive experiences with purpose that entertain, invite participation and drive action.

This amazing opportunity is open to aspiring artists who want to be a part of Unbnd’s dynamic agency environment on projects including AR, WebAR, SparkAR, Lens Studio and VR.

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Binyan Studios

Binyan Studios

BINYAN STUDIOS is a Australia, USA and UK based team of artists, architects, developers and experience designers, who have evolved from the architectural visualisation division at Binyan and are utilising our extensive grounding in design representation and communication to redefine how unbuilt space is experienced.

This amazing opportunity is open to aspiring Arch-viz artists wanting to work on major projects. The aim is to help an artist kick start their career, working among renowned artists and gaining valuable insight into the working life inside this studio.

The winner will receive feedback from experienced artists on their work, developing their knowledge of Arch-viz and will be evolving their skill set on some of the most exciting projects in production.

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Crater Studio

Crater Studio

Crater Studio Crater Studio is a full service studio dedicated to the art of digital visual effects for film and television. Established in 2005, Crater Studio delivers the highest quality production thanks to the team of talented professionals.

This amazing opportunity is open to aspiring visual effects artists. The aim is to help artists kick start their career, working amongst renowned artists and gaining valuable insight into the working life in the VFX industry.

The winner will receive feedback from experienced artists on their work, developing their knowledge of the VFX pipeline and will be evolving their skill set on some of the most exciting film projects in production.

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