Level Design Internship

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Level Design Internship - Treyarch

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Job Description:

Job Title: Level Design Intern

Reporting To: Intern Design Director

Department: Level Design

Location: Santa Monica, CA

Your Mission

As a Level Design Intern at Treyarch, you will be a member of our multiplayer level design team for Call of Duty. Collaborate with the team to design and document multiplayer levels, starting from top-down maps and progressing to in-game, playable content. Work with other designers and artists to make those designs come alive.

Priorities can often change in a fast-paced environment like ours, so this role includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with art and design to develop unique gameplay experiences and environments
  • Design, create, and iterate on multiplayer maps from paper prototype to map completion
  • Work with the MP Lead to identify and resolve gameplay issues
  • Participate in game wide playtests and provide feedback

Player Profile

Minimum Requirements:

  • Experience with video game development in professional, indie, or academic settings
  • Ability to work as part of a team with a strong understanding of the value of collaboration
  • Passion for FPS games
  • Familiarity using any 3D level building tool including Unreal, Radiant, Unity, Max/Maya, etc.
  • Creative problem-solving skills
  • Ability to give and take critical feedback

Extra Points:

  • Experience with the Radiant level editor
  • Photoshop Skills
  • Expertise in architecture
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • MOD community experience

About Treyarch

Founded in 1996, Treyarch is an award-winning videogame studio, driven to create awesome games for the world to enjoy. It is an approach that has helped make the studio behind the Black Ops series an industry-leading developer. Call of Duty®: Black Ops, Call of Duty®: Black Ops II, Call of Duty®: Black Ops III and the studio’s most recent release, Call of Duty®: Black Ops 4, have all gone on to break industry records. Additionally, Treyarch is the birthplace of fan favorite, Call of Duty’s Zombies.

Working at Treyarch means having the opportunity to work on some of the biggest videogames in the industry, all within a culture that values individual talent and the teams that bring games to life. We provide our teams with the cutting-edge development tools needed to make their most ambitious plans a reality, allowing for rapid iteration and the ability to create the kinds of memorable gameplay moments that are ultimately shared by millions of fans around the world. We also embrace challenges, knowing that together, we can overcome anything…and hopefully inspire a few new game developers along the way.

Treyarch is wholly owned by Activision. To learn more about our studio, please visit us at www.treyarch.com, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/treyarch, and @treyarch on Twitter.