Simteractive are looking for a technical game design intern to join their team and work on Eden Isle: Resort Paradise.
They are looking for someone with an aptitude for spreadsheets, analytics, game balance and game scripting and a strong interest in developing skills in these areas. The successful candidate will work closely with the existing team and will receive hands on training.
This is a great opportunity for an aspiring technical game designer or game analyst to get games industry experience, to advance their skills, to get a credit on a mobile game, and to work alongside an experienced team.
Job Title: Technical Game Design Internship
Job Type: 4-12 month full-time internship
Salary: Expenses paid
****Carry out scripting and config file changes (e.g. change the prerequisites for when a goal triggers).
****Keep a record of changes made in each update of the game (e.g. create a flowchart showing the latest level flow for each update so we can clearly see what happens in each level and when each goal triggers).
****Prepare analytics reports in Excel (e.g. prepare a chart showing the percentage of players who drop off at each level of the game and how it compares to previous versions).
****Analyse data to identify areas that can be improved (e.g. identify any drop-offs that are larger than expected and analyse the percentage of players who completed each goal in that level).
****Propose improvements to the game based on patterns seen in the data (e.g. suggest changing the requirements for completing a goal).
****Review and play-test the game.
****Help with other game development tasks that arise.
****Ideally suited to a graduate or student in game design or related area, such as data analysis, with excellent academic record
****Comfortable with spreadsheets, such as Excel
****Strong analytical and numerical skills and ability to deal with large amounts of numerical data
****Solid understanding of mathematics, statistics and probability
****Excellent attention to detail
****Smart, conscientious individual who is committed and motivated to achieve high standards
****Eager to gain a wide variety of game development experience and open to feedback
****Ability to understand game balance and game systems and the impact changing variables can have on the gameplay experience
****Interest and experience in game development
****Good knowledge of current mobile games market, free-to-play monetisation and social games
****Experience with a range of software tools and ability to learn quickly e.g. Excel, OmniGraffle, Unity
****Outstanding communication skills – written, listening and presentation
****High degree of self-motivation and ability to multi-task, prioritise and manage personal workflow
To apply for the position email firstname.lastname@example.org with a cover letter, CV, details of previous game development experience, when you would be available to start, what your most-used Excel command is and how long you an internship you would be available for.
For more information about the company visit – https://simteractive.com/