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Mission Design Intern
Founded in 2010 by the original creators of the Call of Duty Franchise, Respawn was created with the philosophy that when talented people have creative freedom, they’ll make extraordinary games that achieve the unexpected. From our roots as an indie studio to joining the expansive roster of studios at Electronic Arts, this remains our guiding principle. We truly love what we do and want to share our passion with players worldwide. Our shipped titles include critically acclaimed multi-platform games Apex Legends, Titanfall, Titanfall 2, Star Wars™ Jedi: Fallen Order and Medal of Honor: Above and Beyond.
We are looking for a Mission Design intern interested in creating fun and exciting level experiences for our in development Star Wars FPS. You will be responsible for developing and polishing a unique Star Wars level, setting up key beats with pacing breaks between intense combat spaces, and crafting memorable exciting moments. You will collaborate directly with a mentor and also with the rest of the Mission Design team in design discussions and feedback sessions. If you’d like to further your Mission Design experience while working on Star Wars with Respawn Entertainment, now’s your chance! We are only considering students who will be enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s program in the summer of 2023 and are slated to graduate in Fall of 2023 or Spring of 2024.
Join us for the opportunity to create groundbreaking games with some of the best developer talent in the industry.
You can learn more about our studio and values at respawn.com/studio.
What you'll do…
Reporting to the Lead Mission Designer, you will work with design leadership, design team, and other departments to create level experiences that epitomize the creative vision of the game.
Develop the gameplay environments that guide and engage the player while crafting a fun experience.
Assimilate and incorporate playtests and feedback to make the most polished and complete FPS experience you can.
Help establish and enforce design best practices, constraints, and metrics throughout projects.
Have fun with a passionate collaborative team creating a new and exciting Star Wars experience!
Currently enrolled in a college, university degree program
Available to work full-time hours for 10-12 weeks remotely
Authorized to work in the U.S.
Experience working with a game engine (Unreal experience strongly preferred).
Enthusiasm for level design process including level flow, engagement, structure, pacing, environmental storytelling, and testing.
Willingness to rapidly prototyping and test feasibility of concepts.
A portfolio with examples of your work, showcasing experience creating gameplay experiences.
Clear and strong communication skills and ability to share your ideas.
A team-oriented approach to your work, understanding the importance of collaboration, and partnering with all departments.
Willingness to master new tools and techniques.
Passion for making and playing games with great player experience.
Passion for Star Wars and FPS games is a plus!
If this opportunity sounds like a great fit for you, please submit your resume and portfolio.
Respawn Internships are paid
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