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37.50 per week
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The Intern Game Designer is the entry-level role within the game design team. It is intended for those with no experience or those on an internship to take their first steps into video games design. Therefore their role will be broad, covering a number of different aspects of games design to support the senior designers in creating compelling, engaging, and fun game experiences for players, while also contributing your own ideas and creativity to the design process.
Develop Systems, Mechanics & Levels
- Your main responsibility is to support the senior designers in the
development and refinement of game systems, mechanics, and levels. This
includes actively participating in brainstorming and design sessions,
providing feedback and suggestions, and contributing to the overall
- You will also be responsible for playtesting and providing feedback
on content in active development. This means that you will need to have a
deep understanding of the game's mechanics, rules, and objectives, and
be able to provide constructive feedback on how they can be improved.
- You will be gathering reference materials and conducting research to
help inform the design process. This includes staying up-to-date with
industry trends and innovations, as well as researching relevant
historical or cultural elements that may be relevant to the game's
setting or narrative.
- You will also be responsible for maintaining and updating design
documentation. This includes creating and managing design documents,
spreadsheets, and other relevant materials that help to communicate the
game's design and mechanics to the development team.
Are you the right person?
internships are designed to be placements for those who are still
studying. This means that they are ideal for those who want to take a
year out in between years at university or those who have just completed
a college course.
we don’t expect you to have any professional experience we are
expecting you to have a portfolio showcasing your games design
creations, these could be from academic work, game jams or just personal
projects. You should have a basic grasp of game engines such as Unity
& Unreal and you should be able to show your understanding of the
game development process. Additionally you should be someone who
demonstrates a passion for video games and game development.
Our Values - Creative / Reliable / Problem Solver / Collaborative / Positive / Authentic
culture values are the DNA of what makes a good XR Games Employee.
Throughout the interview process our team will be seeking evidence of
these values in your personality, behaviour & experiences and will
be taken into account alongside your work experience, skills and
knowledge when it comes to hiring decisions.
is a paid internship lasting 12 months, applications are open now and
will close on December 8th 2023. The successful candidate will need to
be able to work full-time from our studio in Leeds from summer 2024.
December 8th 2023 - Application deadline
January 28th 2024 - Game Design task submission deadline
February 2024 - Interview period
June/July 2024 - Internship commences for 12 months
25 days holiday (plus Bank Holidays)
+1 extra birthday holiday
Flexible start time – work when works best for you!
Access to Currys Tech Scheme
Access to a Private Healthcare plan
of the art office facility – complete with a fully equipped bar, gym,
pool table, multiple games rooms, high spec kitchen areas with breakfast
UK relocation financial assistance
Regular employee socials such as game launch parties, Game Jams and more
Free game codes for our latest titles
Total 8% shared contribution pension
Have you made it this far?
If you’re still reading, we think there’s a strong chance you might be our kind of person.
the thing, though — research suggests that 60% of women and
underrepresented folks might have already talked themselves out of
applying. Even if you don’t check every box above, we want to encourage
you to introduce yourself.
believe a diversity of perspectives and experiences makes a team
stronger — and the stronger our team, the closer we are to developing
the best VR games possible.
For more information about this vacancy please contact Skills City Runway on - (Ref ID: 240052)
Company website : https://www.xrgames.io/