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Game Production Intern

Jam City

Mechanical Engineering Internship

As a leading mobile games developer, Jam City is looking to “level up” our talent. We’re on the hunt for innovators who consider themselves dynamic, collaborative and thrive in a fast-paced environment.

PERKS & BENEFITS
Unlimited Vacation, Paid Sick Days & Holidays*
100% Employee Covered Medical, Dental, Vision Plan Base Plan*
Life Insurance, 401k, Flexible Spending Accounts, Commuter Benefits & More*
Catered Lunches & Well-stocked Kitchens
Onsite Gym & Wellness Activities (Yoga & Zumba)*
Happy Hours
Company Events
Dog-Friendly*
  • Only applies to full-time positions.

ABOUT THE ROLE
We are looking for a highly motivated Production Intern who has a passion for mobile gaming & an interest in learning the ins & outs of creating Production Perfection! You will get the opportunity to learn and work with some of our industry's best game designers, developers, and artists. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who thrives in a fast-paced environment, while getting immersed in the production training at a leading mobile gaming company.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work directly with talented designers, engineers, artists and other producers to ensure the smooth development of quality products.
  • Create, triage and track tasks within Jira to ensure a smooth production pipeline each sprint.
  • Participate in the game design process to ensure the development of quality games.
  • Create repeatable processes to improve efficiency and predictability.
  • Utilize strong communication and interpersonal skills to build consensus and communicate decisions to all relevant parties.
  • Manage high volumes of art and sound assets.
  • Recognize and stay current with game market trends, patterns, and customer requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Passion for Games, specifically mobile.
  • Ability to balance project demands with creative essentials. You demand quality, creativity and fun while still managing project resources and timelines.
  • Familiarity w/ production tools: JIRA, Confluence, Google Documents.
  • Project management skills with the ability to juggle multiple responsibilities.
  • Comfortable with independently identifying, assessing and solving problems quickly.
  • Ability to acclimate quickly to a rapidly shifting, fast-paced creative environment.
  • Fundamental understanding of game design principles and terminology common throughout the mobile landscape.
  • Be hands on with the development of the game across all departments from art to QA.

NICE TO HAVE

  • Familiar with platform dev tools: iTunes Connect, Google Play Store, etc.
  • Worked in other roles (artist, designer, engineer) in the game development lifecycle.
  • Social, online and/or iPhone/Android production experience.
  • Knowledge of mobile technology - its boundaries and unique potential as it applies to games.
  • Have good knowledge of games/pop culture and the games industry.
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.