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Web Development Intern

13 days ago by Activision

  Santa Monica (California), USA

Level: Entry

Contract: Internship

Sector: Software Engineering

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Job Description:

Your Mission

  • Leverage data, game AIP’s and creative marketing to build an engaging experience for players out of the console or PC
  • Work on challenging projects that utilize your education and critical thinking abilities to have an impact on business initiatives
  • Participate in the design and code review process
  • Partner with other software engineers in a collaborative environment
  • Participate in learning and development tech talks to understand how our employees come together to launch AAA games
  • Get to know your fellow interns at your location through various social events

Player Profile

  • Must be continuing education in Fall of 2020 pursuing a bachelors, masters, or PhD in a computer science related field
  • Available for a 12-week internship starting in late May or late June
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship management skills
  • Ability to adapt in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent analytical, verbal, and written skills
  • Candidates must apply with a resume, cover letter, and a link to their code samples to be considered

Internship Opportunities & Requirements

Central Technology (Sherman Oaks, CA):

Web Development Internship: Support the Central Technology team in creating a centralized prop shop for game development across Activision’s franchises. Someone in this role will own the continuous improvement of the web based platform that will house the 3D art assets.

  • Full-stack web development – Javascript, HTML, CSS, Java, Python
  • Self-starter with creative problem solving skills
  • Experience with web UX/UI is a bonus

Consumer Technology (Santa Monica, CA):

Front-End Development Intern: Be part of the Consumer Technology team focused on Front-end Development to build and maintain a variety of consumer facing websites and mobile properties for our games and franchises. Work on websites that are global and responsive, built within the Activision CMS to support long term maintenance and usability.

  • Deep understanding of front end (CSS, HTML, JavaScript, Etc.) languages
  • Experience with engineering tools and methods (GitHub, unit testing, continuous integration, etc.)

Back-end Development Intern: Be part of the Consumer Technology team focused on Back-end Development to build and maintain a variety of consumer facing websites and mobile properties for our games and franchises. Work on websites that are global and responsive, built within the Activision CMS to support long term maintenance and usability.

  • Deep understanding of back end (Java and Python) languages
  • Experience with engineering tools and methods (GitHub, unit testing, continuous integration, etc.)

Your Platform  

Activision is looking for talented and innovative students to join our team for the 2020 Summer. We thrive on a culture of collaboration, respect, and fun. All Activision interns will receive a meaningful project and an unparalleled experience. We’ll provide the tools and resources you need to learn. The challenging and creative work you do throughout your internship will directly impact the game you are contributing on. Internships will be offered at our development studios across the country as well as Activision's corporate headquarters.       

Our World  

Headquartered in Santa Monica, CA, Activision operates at the intersection of technology, entertainment, esports, and consumer products. Activision is more than just the leading developer and publisher of video games, we are the creators of some of the world’s biggest, most ground-breaking titles in the industry. Our portfolio includes Call of Duty®, Crash Bandicoot™, Spyro®, and Sekiro. More information about Activision and its products and services can be found on the company’s website, www.activision.com

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