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Important note: 

The internship must be a part of your education which needs to be located in Sweden (we work with students and schools who require work placement as part of the degree) or sanctioned by arbetsförmedlingen (we work with the Swedish employment agency as part of their job placement program). Because of legal reasons you need to be at least 18 years old to do an internship. 

Please note we are not able to offer any relocation packages for this position.


Do you love creating art and want that dream career in the games industry? Great! Paradox is always looking for talented up-and-coming art students to mentor and steer in the amazing world of game development!

Paradox Development Studio makes world-leading grand strategy games that our fans spend hundreds of hours in, and our artists make sure we do it in style. We are looking for promising talented 2D, 3D, Animation, VFX, etc. artists to Intern within the art team in Stockholm!

At Paradox you will gain first hand experience in the world of game development and be firmly set on the road to becoming a professional artist. Experience game development first hand, learn from world class artists and gain insight to invaluable industry art development techniques. If that’s not enough, what about the possibility of your artistic creations being published in one of our many exciting titles?


  • Promising portfolio that displays interest and skill in creating game art
  • Passion for Games and Art
  • Comfortable using English in spoken and written form
  • Currently enrolled at an educational program within a relevant field

On a personal level, our ideal candidate is passionate about our games and eager to learn. You are humble and take on small tasks with the same vigor as the you do the big, juicy tasks. Being an artist at Paradox means having diverse and varied tasks.

As part of the recruitment process, you may be asked to perform a test.

This position is an exciting opportunity to develop your personal and artistic skills with the world's leading game developer for Grand Strategy games!

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If you think that this description matches you, we highly encourage you to apply as soon as possible as we will interview candidates continuously. If you don't match all the requirements, please demonstrate how your passion, attitude and interest in Paradox might compensate for this.

At Paradox Interactive we celebrate difference and care deeply about diversity and inclusion. We therefore encourage you, no matter who you are, to apply for this job if you think you’d be  a great addition to our team.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

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Working at Paradox

So what’s in it for you? We keep it simple and have divided this into four areas: work, social, development, and compensation. This is a brief summary of our perks and what it means to work at Paradox. If you want to know more - get in touch!

  • Work

    Small teams and accessible managers means that your contributions are important to us

    You are close to the final product, our community and our fans - we encourage you to interact with our community and players directly through social media, our forum, and via streams

    Work/Life balance is important to us so our plans do not rely on crunch (this does not mean we never work overtime but overtime is relatively uncommon)

  • Social

    Company-wide Social Hour every Friday with snacks & beverages

    Yearly company parties

    Ping-Pong table/Pool Table, Warhammer table, and lots and lots of board games

    Spoiler-free break room environment for at least a week after major movie/show launch

  • Development

    Leadership courses available for all employees

    We continuously send employees to conferences and development opportunities such as GDC and GamesCom

    Lunch n´ Learn sessions held by employees: topics range from everything between “Doing business in China” to “Surviving the zombie apocalypse”

  • Compensation

    Competitive monthly salary and salary revision once per year

    Participation in our company wide profit share program

    5+1 weeks of paid vacation per year

    For international hires, we will provide relocation assistance (Visa application, Initial Home Finding, Settling in Service, and your flight)

Our Culture

In November 2016, we gathered the entire company for a four day conference in Malta. The focus of the conference was to discuss company direction, discuss our internal goals, and also put into words the company culture we are so keen to keep as we continue to grow. Together, we decided that the following cultural pillars are what makes up the foundation of Paradox:






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