Programming Intern (Undergraduate Placement)
United Kingdom - Brighton
May. 04, 2021
Opportunity OverviewThe Job
TT Odyssey in Brighton are on the lookout for a Programming Intern to join their small, talented team. The internship is paid (of course!) and is for 12 months over the academic year 2021-2022.
We are the mobile-focused arm of Traveller’s Tales, the makers of best-selling LEGO titles including “LEGO Star Wars” and “LEGO Marvel Super Heroes”. We make original mobile-first games, and as part of Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment we have access to their incredible roster of Intellectual Properties.
Since the studio was founded in 2017, we have offered a successful internship position each year on our code team. As an intern you will receive work appropriate to your current skill and experience, in addition to mentoring. You will quickly become an integral part of the team, and have the opportunity to grow at your own pace. Previous interns have worked in areas such as: user interface, player progress, AI, character behaviour, gameplay prototyping, cloud server, and network backend. You’re friendly, eager to learn, and will thrive in our informal environment.
We want to hear if you are:
- On a degree course in Computer Science, Maths, a relevant subject or equivalent experience.
- A self-starter able to understand a goal, research and plan the steps to achieve it.
- Willing to pick up new languages and technologies.
- Flexible with new ideas and, most importantly, open to direction and iteration.
- Willing to help others and ask for help where needed.
- Have experience in coding, for example in C# C++, or Java.
- Desire to communicate and work with coders, artists, testers, game and audio designers in a dynamic team environment.
- Love games!
About TT Odyssey
Founded in 2017 by some of the leading talent in the mobile games industry, TT Odyssey is the Brighton based, mobile-focused arm of Traveller’s Tales, part of Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and the makers of best-selling LEGO titles including “LEGO Star Wars” and “LEGO Marvel Super Heroes”.
We develop mobile-first games. Quality and innovation are extremely important to us in this endeavour. We aim to be at the top of the charts and are looking for people to whom that goal is important. We are well funded, independent in spirit, and as part of Warner we have access to their incredible roster of Intellectual Properties.
Our culture and values emphasise open communication, autonomy and empowerment. We encourage people to be the best they can be and give them the tools to achieve their goals. Our team is small, supportive and collaborative. We like everyone to be involved in the design process and value staff who can work independently. Our people are expected to organise their time and workload themselves so we can avoid excessive layers of management. This leads to a flat structure where everyone is respected and listened to.
TT Odyssey offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package. Our work environment is relaxed and friendly, and aims to be as inclusive as possible. One of the best things about working here is our fantastic people! We support a healthy work-life balance, flexitime and other family-friendly benefits: discretionary bonus scheme, company pension scheme, and life assurance. We also offer perks such as regular health and well-being activities, discounts on a wide range of company and partner products, and free online training courses from Udemy, GDC Vault and LinkedIn Learning. When Covid allows a return to the office we have complimentary fruit, a wide selection of drinks, social events, and much more!
We expect high levels of ambition and innovation from our colleagues and an ability to flourish within the dynamic entertainment industry in which the company operates.
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