Quality Assurance Intern (Spring 2021)

About the Employer
Our San Francisco team is searching for an organized and ambitious Quality Assurance (QA) Intern with a strong passion for games and the desire to learn about mobile gaming development to work under the mentorship of experienced QA leadership for our Spring '21 Program. Within this internship you will get the opportunity to work alongside industry veterans in an embedded development team where you will collaborate with Producers, Engineers, Artists, and Designers to test and analyze some of Jam City's most popular titles. Our Spring 2021 internship program will be entirely remote.

Internship Program Qualifications:

  • Must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate university program in the U.S. during the Spring 2021 semester and able to intern remotely through April 2021.
  • Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the US on a part-time basis during the Spring 2021 semester. Visa sponsorship is not available for our internship positions.
  • Be able to work on a part-time basis (up to 20 hours per week)
  • Deadline to apply for our Spring 2021 program is December 1, 2020

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

  • Cultivate a fundamental understanding of the development life cycle processes in order to participate in discussions determining efficiency and efficacy gains.
  • Breakdown feature components outlined in design specifications into a structured test plan with consideration for; functionality, the user experience and metrics.
  • Collaborate with design and engineering to identify areas of concern.
  • Work closely with members of Production and Development to align daily priorities.
  • Attend feature design meetings and create internal documentation.

WHO YOU ARE:

  • Must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate college program in the U.S. during the Spring 2021 semester (February 1 - April 9)
  • Be able to work on a part-time basis (up to 20 hours per week)
  • Familiarity with freemium social games.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Passion for learning new systems and technologies.
  • Ability to identify risks and potential areas of concern with an appropriate sense of urgency.
About Jam City’s Internship Program:

Jam City’s Spring 2021 Digital Internship Program will take place from February 1 - April 9, 2021 and will be entirely remote. Students can expect a paid, part-time (10 - 20 hours per week) internship working alongside Jam City’s business and studio development teams. Within internships, students gain valuable insights into our products, players, and industry. Our program allows students to work on impactful projects, collaborate with industry professionals, and develop problem solving skills through real hands on experiences. We’re looking for students that bring curiosity, creativity, and an interest in mobile games.

OUR COMMITMENT TO EQUITY, DIVERSITY, & INCLUSION

We believe in creating games that unite people across the world and that showcase our commitment to providing an environment that is both inclusive and diverse for our players and employees. We strive to create a workforce that is reflective of our global player community as we know that we are stronger and better when we play together. To help promote an inclusive culture, we celebrate the visible and invisible diversity of our Jam Citizens through initiatives including Employee Resource Groups, cultural events, trainings, speaker series, and more.

Jam City is an equal opportunity employer. We enthusiastically accept our responsibility to make employment decisions without regard to race, age, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, religion, ethnicity, marital, or domestic partnerships status, disability, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, veteran status, domestic violence victim status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expressions, or any other classification protected by federal, state, and local laws. Our management is committed to following this policy with respect to hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, termination, recruiting, pay, and other forms of compensation, training, and general treatment during employment.

ABOUT JAM CITY

Jam City is an award-winning mobile entertainment studio providing unique and deeply engaging games that appeal to a broad, global audience.

Led by CEO Chris DeWolfe, former MySpace co-founder and CEO, and COO Josh Yguado, former 20th Century Fox executive, Jam City is the creative powerhouse behind some of the highest-grossing and most enduring mobile games. Jam City’s global franchise Cookie Jam has generated more than half a billion dollars, and Panda Pop has more than 120 million downloads to date.

The company also is the go-to studio for Hollywood, having developed immersive, narrative-rich mobile games around iconic entertainment brands. The company’s popular RPG game Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery was the #1 game in more than 40 countries at its launch in April 2018.

Jam City has nine studios located in Los Angeles (HQ), Berlin, Buenos Aires, Bogotá, Burbank, Cedar Falls, San Diego, San Francisco, and Toronto.