Why PlayStation?

PlayStation isn’t just the Best Place to Play — it’s also the Best Place to Work. Today, we’re recognized as a global leader in entertainment producing The PlayStation family of products and services including PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, PlayStation®VR, PlayStation®Plus, acclaimed PlayStation software titles from PlayStation Studios, and more.

PlayStation also strives to create an inclusive environment that empowers employees and embraces diversity. We welcome and encourage everyone who has a passion and curiosity for innovation, technology, and play to explore our open positions and join our growing global team.

The PlayStation brand falls under Sony Interactive Entertainment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation.

This internship is for Summer 2023

Game Design Intern

San Diego, CA or Remote

We are a new PlayStation studio based in San Diego, CA. Our team seeks to impact SIE positively by inspiring the thoughts and emotions of players worldwide through an amazing gaming experience. Currently we are co-developing an exciting new project with Naughty Dog in a beloved franchise.


  • Assist with design oriented tasks on an exciting Sony IP-based project

  • Be an advocate for the providing the best possible experience for the player

  • Help manifest a collaborative vision

  • Strive to gain refined design sensibility by participating in feedback-driven iterative loops


  • Rising senior, projected to graduate by Spring 2024

  • Currently enrolled in an accredited university, pursuing a Bachelor’s, Master’s, Ph.D., JD, or MBA degree in Game Design, Multimedia, Entertainment Technology, Computer Science, or other relevant creative / technical field

  • Existing experience working on a collaborative game project (student, independent, etc.)

  • A passion for video game design

  • Design prototyping skills

  • The ability to clearly communicate your ideas both verbally and in written / presented form

  • Demonstrable basic to moderate knowledge of programming / scripting logic

  • Humility and willingness to learn

  • Exemplary work ethic

  • A broad knowledge of video games

Equal Opportunity Statement:

Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender (including gender identity, gender expression and gender reassignment), race (including colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin), religion or belief, marital or civil partnership status, disability, age, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, trade union membership or membership in any other legally protected category.

We strive to create an inclusive environment, empower employees and embrace diversity. We encourage everyone to respond.

PlayStation is a Fair Chance employer and qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records will be considered for employment.