Gameplay Programming 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.

This internship is for Summer 2021.

Gameplay Programming Intern

Santa Monica Studio

Into coding? Into math? Love making games from the ground up? Know your way around C++ and whatever hardware you’re used to working on? Then we have an internship for you.

Talent, initiative, collaboration – bring them all. We are a large team that fundamentally works together across all disciplines. Sound interesting? Give us a shout!

Responsibilities

  • Rapidly prototype several gameplay mechanics and systems working closely with designers and animators
  • Focus on improvements to existing tools and workflows for iterating on gameplay
  • Collaborate with customers
  • Write clear, maintainable, portable, and highly functional code
  • Profile and optimize to remove bottlenecks
  • Test and document code produced

Requirements

  • At least two years toward a B.Sc. degree in computer science or related field
  • Expertise in C and C++
  • Proficient in linear algebra
  • Enthusiasm and initiative
  • Excellent spoken and written communication
  • Able and motivated to work with other team members
  • Commitment to code quality, documentation, and sound testing procedures

Desirable Experience

  • At least one complete self-driven, self-created game project (any size, any genre, any platform)

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.

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