Intern - Game Design

Sony Interactive Entertainment

San Diego, CA 10-22-2020
  • Paid
  • Internship
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

This internship is for Summer 2021.

Game Design Intern

San Diego, CA

• You will help design and develop MLB THE SHOW's feature set.
• You will identify what users yearn for, and turn it into truly innovative game features
• You will seek out the best ideas, regardless of where they come from, and make them real
• You will do what needs to be done to get features in the game and up to our standard of quality
• You will assist the entire design team by identifying and crafting techniques, structures and tools used to guide the evolution of game design within the studio

• Existing experience with shipping games (individual, previous internships, class projects where the game shipped or was published are acceptable)
• A clear interest specifically in Games and Game Design (over game art and game coding)
• Design prototyping skills
• Quality written communication skills and the ability to convey abstract concepts
• Logical thinker with strong attention to detail
• Positive attitude and a collaborative spirit
• A good work ethic
• Ability to think outside yourself and into the shoes of your varying demographics
• A deep understanding of competitive products and various gameplay genres, and a personal understanding of video game fun

Desired qualifications:
• Interest in the sport of baseball and a willingness to live and breathe it
• Major related to any of the following: Interactive Media/Video Games, Computer Science, Economics/Finance, Engineering/Math, Sports Management
• Experience in game or software development, especially UI/UX
• Strong math and organizational skills
• A deep understanding of sports management, specifically nuanced management rules
• Basic knowledge of scripting languages and code (eg, XML, C++, Ruby)

Company Profile
Sony Interactive Entertainment

Recognized as a global leader in interactive and digital entertainment, Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) is responsible for the PlayStation® brand and family of products and services.