Game Design Intern (PAID)

Electronic Arts

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Remote

Internship

Nov 21

Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.

Electronic Arts’ Firemonkeys Studio in Melbourne is regarded throughout the industry as a leader in delivering high-quality, engaging games on iOS and Android. We release new meaningful updates on a regular basis for our live mobile games such as Real Racing 3, The Sims FreePlay, Need for Speed, and The Sims Mobile.

We’re looking for highly passionate Game Design Interns to join our experienced team on a 12 month full-time (paid) opportunity. You will experience working in a game development environment and work with a cross-discipline team to provide high-quality designs for mobile games. You will report to the Creative Director. This is a fantastic opportunity to prepare yourself for a career as a professional in the gaming industry and you will gain experience from our intensive internship program.

Responsibilities:

  • Plan, implement and refine content
  • Develop design documentation, and maintain it
  • Bring a fresh perspective to the table: mechanics, story ideas, features
  • Work with other disciplines
  • Remain accountable regarding task progress
  • Provide & receive constructive feedback to other designers about their work and ideas

Qualifications:

  • Experience with MS Office (Excel, Word), and Visio
  • Experience with software development and associated tools
  • Experience in the development of design documentation
  • Broad knowledge of multiple genres and platforms, with an ability to critically analyze them
  • Participation within existing game design and fiction to create new systems, features and content
  • An interest in learning several fields related to game design, staying in tune with the latest trends and products in the gaming marketplace
  • An understanding of basic programming or scripting languages (LUA, Perl, JavaScript) will be highly regarded

About EA

At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers.

We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and new parent leave, plus free video games and so much more!

Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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