Internships are a great way to start your game developer career and we love the idea of helping raw talent hone their skills as they grow into full-fledged developers. Taking on interns have been a part of our culture since the start and we put a lot of effort into making sure it becomes a true learning experience. Seniors and Directors act as mentors and work directly with the interns. From day one they get to share in the ownership, provide feedback on design and work on key content and features. We see interns as a crucial component of our crew since they bring a fresh perspective, lots of energy and help us to improve in the process of teaching and mentoring.
To ensure the best possible experience for everyone we employ a thorough screening process. This ensures that interns not only have the proper skills but also have a chance to fit in with the teams they will be assigned to. Last year we had fourteen interns and all got hired - not just based on their stellar performance but also because we try not to take on more interns than we can hire to the studio.
This year, we are planning to take on a number of interns in the fields of:
So if you have an internship coming up please reach out to us and let us know if you are interested!
Our team consists of industry professionals from all over the world, so the office language is English. We maintain a flat organizational structure with most of studio management embedded with production and support groups.
The most important part of Sharkmob are the team members - so we want a healthy and productive atmosphere in the office. To facilitate this we try to keep office politics to a minimum, allow for a good work-life balance, distribute ownership, make time for social events and allow ourselves to have fun!
Working for a Swedish company comes with its own set of perks, by default. In a country that consistently ranks among the best in terms of quality of life and happiness it comes as no surprise that the work-force is quite well taken care of – you are for example entitled to 480 days of parental leave per family, healthcare and schools are covered by your taxes, we fika frequently and the work-life balance favors the employees. We value, and love, all of that!
So bring your creativity, passion and love for games; we will see to it that you are well taken care of!
We work in an industry where the pace can be high and demands taxing. Given this, we want to make sure everyone can get the time off they need to relax, which is why we offer six weeks paid vacation.
According to some employees the biggest benefit is the option to freely develop your own side-projects outside of your work at the studio. In a creative industry, we’d be crazy to limit the teams creativity – so we don’t.
There are of course pension benefits, so you are well taken care of years from now when you look back with fondness on your game development career.
We all have different needs and preferences on how we plan our working day. To facilitate this we have core office hours between 10 and 16, where everybody must be present. It is up to the individual how they distribute the remaining time of their eight hour work day.
The studio often sponsors after-work events, cinema visits and other socials too in order to bring the team closer together.
Tencent is an international tech company whose internet solutions are used by over 1 billion netizens. Tencent has achieved great success with social platforms and digital content, but the company does far more than just that. Most importantly for us; it is the worlds biggest gaming company.
Tencent Games provides a leading global platform for games as well as operating one of the worlds largest online game communities. It is dedicated to offering engaging, high quality and interactive entertainment experiences for all players.
Tencent Games currently offers more than 140 self-developed and licensed games across 200 countries and regions, which provides hundreds of millions of users with cross-platform interactive entertainment experiences. Honour of Kings, PUBG MOBILE and League of Legends are some of the most popular titles around the world. Tencent Games is committed to exploring the full potential of games, leveraging the rich IP resources within Tencent, spanning literature, anime, film, and television, to create high-quality interactive entertainment experience.
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