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Design Intern 2019-Treyarch

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We are looking for eager individuals to participate in our 2019 Design Internship Program. During the internship, candidates will work directly with members of our design team gaining real-world experience and contribute directly to Treyarch’s current and future games by creating actual game content and providing solutions to design challenges and problems. We are seeking interns across the following design departments:

LEVEL DESIGN - Build unique and engaging gameplay spaces for multiple game modes.
•Experience with Unreal, Unity or other 3D package required.
•Experience with Radiant a plus.
•Architectural knowledge a plus.

GAME DESIGN - Develop unique gameplay mechanics and experiences for Zombies and Blackout mode using our proprietary scripting language.

•Experience with C, C++, and non-visual scripting languages required.

SYSTEM DESIGN - Create and tune specifications for gameplay content. Work with design stakeholders to refine systems and tune gameplay. Candidates should be skilled at the process of:

•Identifying Problems.
•Identifying use cases.
•Proposing solutions that work within the context of the entire game and its existing systems.

UX / INTERACTION DESIGN - Create step-by-step flows for how players engage with game features using a controller.

•Design game icons to communicate objectives, game states, and mechanics.
•Graphic Design background preferred.


•Experience making games, whether as an active member of the mod community, an independent game dev, or a student perusing a degree in game design.
•Portfolio of Game/System Design, Level Design, or UX content.
•Photoshop/Illustrator Experience.
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
•Be able to give and receive constructive feedback.
•Love of FPS games.
•An understanding of first-person combat and game mechanics.
•Passion for Competitive Multiplayer, Battle Royal games, COD: Zombies Mode, or all of the above!


Treyarch is an award-winning video game studio, driven by the desire to create epic gameplay experiences that are enjoyed by as many video game fans as possible. It is an approach that has helped make the studio behind the Call of Duty: 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. Treyarch is wholly owned by Activision Publishing, Inc.


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