We are seeking a talented and enthusiastic Video Game Designer Intern to join our creative team for a 3-month internship. In this role, you will work closely with other team members to contribute to the concept, design, and development of an Unreal Editor for Fortnite (UEFN) island/map. This internship is an excellent opportunity to gain hands-on experience in the gaming industry and build a strong foundation for a future career as a game designer.
We are not your typical game developer and publisher. We are pioneering a new category in the industry, driven by our passion for creating groundbreaking gameplay experiences and expanding the boundaries of interactive entertainment. Our unique approach revolves around building new gameplay and intellectual property (IP) within Creator marketplaces, with our initial focus being on Unreal Editor for Fortnite (UEFN). Our company is the brainchild of a team of seasoned game developers who bring a wealth of experience and a proven track record of success. We understand success requires humility to build trust by delivering games true to the audience on these platforms, and by listening and engaging directly with the Player base. You will be key in shaping our conversation with our players.
Assist in brainstorming, ideation, and conceptualization of game ideas that align with our target audience and company vision.
Collaborate with the game design team to create detailed design documents, gameplay mechanics, level layouts, and player progression systems.
Participate in playtesting and provide constructive feedback to refine gameplay elements and improve user experience.
Assist in designing and balancing game features to ensure an enjoyable and challenging player experience.
Conduct research on gaming trends, industry best practices, and competitors' products to stay informed about the latest developments.
Work closely with other team members to implement and iterate on game features and mechanics.
Actively participate in team meetings, offering creative input, and being receptive to feedback and suggestions.
Examples of game design in the form of a mod, game jam game, student / indie project, or level/map.
Passion for video games and a strong understanding of various game genres and mechanics.
Solid creativity and the ability to think critically and solve problems within the constraints of game development.
Familiarity with the Unreal Engine, or other game engines is a plus.
Familiarity with a scripting or programming language such as Blueprint/C++ is a plus.
Strong communication and teamwork skills, with the ability to work effectively in a collaborative environment.
Detail-oriented and able to follow directions while also taking initiative when needed.
Application Instructions: To apply, please submit your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org, and examples of your work.