If you're struggling to start your cover letter, here are 6 different variations that have worked for others, along with why they worked. Use them as inspiration for your introductory paragraph.
A recent visit to the Game Developers Conference solidified my decision to apply for the 3D Game Artist position at Electronic Arts, since it became even more evident that your company's commitment to authentic storytelling, character development, and immersive gameplay resonates deeply with my own passion for both gaming and 3D artistry.
While exploring the virtual landscapes of Sony Interactive Entertainment's games, I've always been captivated by the seamless blend of stunning visuals and engaging gameplay, making me eager to contribute my skills and expertise as a 3D Game Artist to such an esteemed company.
My most memorable gaming experience happened during the release of Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed, a game whose time-traveling journey sparked my desire to become a 3D Game Artist and recreate similar experiences for others - a goal I hope to achieve by joining the creative team at Ubisoft.
When I read about the environmentally-friendly production practices at Patagonia, I knew this was a company whose values aligned with my own as an environmentally-conscious 3D Game Artist, eager to contribute to the development of games that promote a sustainable future.
As someone who grew up playing Valve's iconic titles like Half-Life and Portal, the opportunity to join a company that has consistently pushed the boundaries of storytelling and gameplay as a 3D Game Artist would be the culmination of a life-long dream.