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d3t and Coconut Lizard are at the cutting edge of technology and creativity, delivering co-development video game services to our global triple-A clients. Our successful studios are part of the Keywords Studios Group and we are continuing to grow – working on multiple exciting projects at any one time and offering plenty of variety and involvement for our Programming Interns.

Our studios are based near Daresbury (Cheshire) and Newcastle (Tyne and Wear), you have the choice of which to work at. The studios offer an amazingly professional, fun and supportive working environment. We are incredibly passionate about what we do and pride ourselves on our inclusive culture, anti-crunch mentality, mentoring ethos and have been awarded ‘Best Places to Work’ multiple times by including 2021, 2022 and 2023. In addition, we recently won ‘Best Creative Service Provider‘ at Develop 2022 and were nominated in 2023.

Projects we have worked on include: EA SPORTS FC™ 24, Hogwarts Legacy, LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga, Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodhunt, Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, Alan Wake Remastered, Sea of Thieves, Mafia II: Definitive Edition, Assetto Corsa Competizione, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt and many more.


We are actively looking for Programming Interns to take up the challenge and join our award winning team for 2024/2025.

We are offering the successful candidates the opportunity of a 12-month placement (minimum period) at d3t or Coconut Lizard working on one of our many exciting projects and giving valuable industry experience.

Could this be you?


As a Programming Intern at d3t and Coconut Lizard, you can expect the following:

  • Intro: work on an exciting game from day one.

  • Power Ups: learn from experienced programmers.

  • Teamwork: collaborating, planning, writing, reviewing, and testing code.


  • Languages: C++ preferred

  • Techniques: Object-oriented development

  • Enthusiasm: Will take on any challenge

  • Growth: A desire to learn and improve

  • Teamwork: Enjoy working as part of a team

  • Communication: Excellent


It would be great, but not essential, if you have experience with at least one of the following:

  • Multiple programming languages

  • Commercial game engines


  • Bonuses – get paid for great teamwork!

  • Flexible working hours and 25 days holiday

  • Anti-crunch ethos

  • Social events and fitness classes

  • Industry events and conferences

  • Game Pass Vouchers

  • Great working environment with complimentary drinks and snacks!

  • And much much more… visit here to view all of our team’s benefits 👉

Please note all interviews will be conducted via video call.

This intern programming position will be 100% studio based in either Daresbury, Cheshire or Newcastle, Tyne & Wear.

At d3t we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace and culture.