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Who We Are:

The global esports market generated over $1 billion in annual revenues in 2021, a 50% increase from last year, driven primarily from sponsorships and advertising to an estimated global audience of 600 million fans. Breaking records is part of the game, and we're just getting started! Who's we? Team Liquid (TL) is a world-renowned professional esports organization, with offices in Santa Monica, CA, and the Netherlands, also ranked as one of the top three most valuable esports organizations by Forbes. We're currently competing in over 15 different esports titles. We're well on our way to helping shape the world of esports, all thanks to our incredible fans, athletes, influencers, content creators, Liquid+, and Liquipedia (the world's most extensive esports wiki).

The Opportunity:

As part of Alienware's Good in Gaming Initiative, we are taking on a Website Development Intern. Do you have a background in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics? Would you love to proactively support several teams, multitasking in a fast-paced esports environment? Are you an individual that thrives when working independently or in group settings? If so, you could be the type of candidate that would be perfect for the part-time Website Development Intern role at Team Liquid, a high-growth entrepreneurial organization. The Technology department helps the organization contribute to the development of our Liquid+ website initiative, manage software and data, as well as maximize revenue and drive operational efficiencies. To do this, the Technology team collaborates with different departments to identify and resolve bugs, source meaningful data, set up efficient operational processes, and deploy actionable solutions.

Location: Remote

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Learning how to develop and maintain features for Liquid+, our custom-built fan engagement platform

  • Learning how to collaborate when working closely with our other developers to ensure compatibility and usability of pieces you’re working on

  • Learning how to help optimize features, both in the design phase and upon delivery

  • Learning how to manage and update statuses for tickets you're working on within our team’s project management suite

  • Other projects as assigned

What You'll Need:

  • A background in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics), including programming experience

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Proficient in Google Suites

  • Ability to prepare extensive reports and present findings with clear and concise feedback and recommendations

  • Strong attention to detail and problem-solving skills

  • Fluent in English

You'll Earn Bonus Points If You Have:

  • Experience coding in any JavaScript-based language

  • Experience working with any of; NodeJS, React or React Native

  • Experience working with databases (e.g., MySQL or MongoDB)

  • Experience working with Docker and Microservices

  • Basic knowledge of secure coding practices and web security, including SQL, Code Injection, XSS, CSRF, serialization attacks, and others

Benefits:

  • Work on increasingly rewarding and engaging real-world projects

  • Gain hands-on experience in technology

  • Collaborate with experienced technology professionals

  • Work closely with experienced team members who will coach and mentor you

  • Attend meetings, events, and other networking opportunities

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