Systems Designer Intern

About the Employer

PlayStation isn’t just the Best Place to Play —it’s also the Best Place to Work. We’ve thrilled gamers since 1994, when we launched the original PlayStation. Today, we’re recognized as a global leader in interactive and digital entertainment. The PlayStation brand falls under Sony Interactive Entertainment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation.

Sony Interactive Entertainment is looking for a Systems Designer Intern to join our established, high performance team in Bend, OR. Our ideal candidate is hardworking and passionate about this field.

Our intern will contribute to the design and development of AAA products. Utilizing a combination of creative and technical design skills, they will help architect flexible and robust gameplay systems that allow designers to rapidly iterate and tune AAA open world gameplay.

This is a phenomenal opportunity to make an impact on a small design team for a large-scale open world game from one of the world’s most prominent publishers.

Systems Designer Intern

Bend, OR.


  • Work with the Systems Lead to design and implement innovative game and combat mechanics
  • Improve on existing tools and processes to reduce iteration times for entire design team where possible
  • Generate clear and detailed documentation
  • Work with production department to schedule development and integration of new features or systems

Ideal Requirements

  • Experience and a real passion for open world games
  • Passionate about game development
  • Possess strong C++ programming skills
  • Experience with and a deep understanding of Unreal 4 Blueprints
  • Proven experience of crafting satisfying, impactful shooter experiences
  • Have a critical eye for gameplay quality and fun
  • A good work ethic

Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, legally protected physical or mental disability, covered veteran status, status in the U.S. uniformed services, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, genetic information or membership in any other legally protected category.

We strive to create an inclusive environment, empower employees and embrace diversity. We encourage everyone to respond.

We sincerely appreciate the time and effort you spent in contacting us, and we thank you for your interest in PlayStation.