UI Art Intern (Spring 2021)

About the Employer
Jam City is looking for a talented and creative UI Art intern to partner directly with our San Francisco game development studio for the Spring of 2021. This internship will involve working with game teams to design and deliver beautiful and engaging player experiences for some of our most popular mobile game titles including Harry Potter Hogwarts Mystery, Panda Pop, and Vineyard Valley. Bring your passion for mobile gaming, beautiful UI design, and come be a part of our team. Our Spring 2021 internship program will be entirely remote.

** To be considered, applicants must provide us with either a link to an online portfolio, website, or a pdf showcasing recent artwork upon application. An art test will be required.**

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:

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams including product management, concept art, game design, and engineering.
  • Work with the UI/UX team to define, design, and implement fun and innovative solutions for the product direction, visuals, and experience of one of our most popular titles.
  • Take low fidelity wireframes and convert them into high fidelity mockups.

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)
  • Proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator, and XD.
  • Must demonstrate a strong understanding of advanced graphic design principles while still adhering to the game's overall style guide.
  • Possess good organizational skills and effective time management skills.
  • Must be able to give and receive feedback gracefully.
  • Up-to-date with the latest UI trends, techniques, and technology.

BONUS POINTS IF YOU HAVE:

  • Experience with building UI in the Unity game engine.
  • Knowledge of motion design principles.
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.