Intern Game Artist

We’re looking for someone to join our in-house game studio at CoolGames, a fast growing startup, headquartered in the center of Amsterdam. Our studio builds high quality games for CoolGames’ own network and other gaming networks, played by millions of gamers worldwide, from Japan to South Africa.

Who you are…

You are a (game) art student and want to become a professional game artist. You have a good understanding of (game) art and esthetics, you like games and your brain is overflowing with creativity. You are ambitious and eager to learn. You’re precise, sociable you can communicate ideas well and you play well in a team.

Requirements

  • A passion for art
  • Good drawing skills
  • An up to date online portfolio to see your work
  • Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and After Effects skills
  • Good team player
  • Can communicate in English
  • Creativity, lots of it!
  • Nerf dart skills and some humor on the side are a big plus!
  • Must be currently pursing a degree

Benefits

  • Developing new casual games for mobile, desktop and other platforms for a worldwide audience
  • Creative environment where you can learn and grow
  • Working in a talented team to produce high quality games
  • Game nights, Friday drinks and company events
  • Awesome office in the center of Amsterdam
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Intern Content Marketing

CoolGames is growing rapidly! Our game brands entertain millions of players every month! Boys, girls, men, woman, we have games for all audiences. And our games are played all around the world, both on desktop and mobile devices.

For our publishing team we are looking for a Content Marketing Intern. In this role you would support our content manager and portal manager who are in charge of websites such as GirlGames.com, SuperGames.com, CoolGames.com, WordGames.com.

Your main responsibilities include:

  • Finding new games in the global market and promote trending games on our websites for various target audiences
  • Developing concepts, graphics and layouts for a range of digital materials
  • SEO keyword and copywriting for game titles and descriptions
  • Managing a content calendar, and publishing games through our content management systems
  • Support publishing team in creating monthly newsletters
  • Customer support / handling feedback from our website users
  • Think creatively to produce new content marketing ideas!

Requirements

  • You have strong communication and writing skills in English
  • A great feel for content!
  • A gaming, media, or communication related education
  • Hands-on experience with web/mobile gaming is a plus
  • Affinity with our target audiences is a plus
  • An intern who is doing this as a 2nd or 3rd year ‘working’ internship
  • Preferably living in (the vicinity of) Amsterdam
  • You should be enrolled as full-time student for the complete duration of the internship
  • You are legally allowed to perform your internship in the Netherlands (we cannot sponsor your Visa/work permit)

Benefits

  • A creative learning environment in the young and dynamic gaming industry
  • Game nights, Friday drinks and company events
  • Awesome office located in the centre of Amsterdam
  • An open and international company culture
  • An internship allowance
  • An internship for preferably at least 6 months
  • An internship for 40 hours a week, with room for a study assignment
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Intern Finance

We are looking for an enthusiastic intern with a curious mind and likes to dive into new topics. The period of internship is for five up to ten months in our Amsterdam office. During the internship you will be part of the daily operations of the finance team and have time for your own study assignment.

You will be supporting your colleagues with activities and later carrying them out independently. Some of the activities are listed below:

  • Participate in daily operations (ca. 60%) e.g. invoice booking and your own study assignment (ca. 40%)
  • Manage the outstanding open item lists
  • Maintain Balance Sheet items and ensure correct matchings
  • Organize and file recurring expenses reports

Requirements

  • You are in the third or fourth year of your MBO 4 studies in a relevant subject, for example business administration or business economics
  • You are proactive and hands-on with a service-oriented as well as flexible mindset
  • You are communicative and fluent in both Dutch or/ and English (speaking and writing)
  • You are proficient in MS Office Excel and Word
  • Please kindly note that you should be enrolled as a student for the complete duration of the internship.
  • You need to have an EU Working Permit (Orientation Year Visa not included) to proceed for this position.
  • Candidates living in the vicinity of Amsterdam have a preference

Benefits

  • An awesome office location in the heart of Amsterdam
  • An open and international company culture with enthusiastic colleagues
  • A creative learning environment in the young and dynamic gaming industry
  • You will be an active part of CoolGames! Join us for Friday drinks and company events.
  • An internship for 32 or 40 hours per week with room for your study assignment
  • An internship allowance
  • A period for at least five months
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Intern Production

As a production intern, you work together with the producers and the teams working on our awesome HTML5 games. You will be part of multiple teams working on live titles and you will learn from different aspects of game development and publishing. This is a paid internship position. To be eligible you must be enrolled in a college or university with an internship program.

Day to day, your tasks will include:

  • Organizing meetings and meeting notes
  • Documenting decisions made
  • Assisting the producers to drive projects from start to completion
  • Help in prioritizing and decision making for live games

Requirements

  • A candidate who enjoys to organize
  • Good writing skills in English
  • Experience in game development

We prefer:

  • Experience with agile tools like Trello or JIRA
  • Knowledge of agile processes (Scrum and/or Kanban)
  • Hands-on experience in either Quality Assurance, Game Art, Game Design or Game Development

Benefits

  • Internship compensation fee
  • Great office location in the heart of Amsterdam
  • Occasional outings and drinks with the company
  • High-profile IPs to work with
  • An awesome team to work in!
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Intern Game Developer

We’re looking for someone to join our in-house game studio at CoolGames, a fast growing startup, headquartered in the center of Amsterdam. Our studio builds high quality games for CoolGames’ own network and other gaming networks, played by millions of gamers worldwide, from Japan to South Africa.

Requirements

THIS IS A STUDENT INTERNSHIP. ALL APPLICANTS MUST BE CURRENTLY PURSUING A DEGREE TO BE ELIGIBLE.

  • Game dev experience in either Unity, C#, Java or Javascript
  • Not afraid of debugging code
  • Good team player
  • Can communicate in English
  • Git/SVN experience
  • Clean & Structured code style

Bonus points if you have…

  • Javascript experience
  • Working with Scrum
  • Basic game mathematics
  • Nerf dart throwing skills

Benefits

  • Developing new casual games for mobile, desktop and other platforms
  • Using latest cutting edge technology
  • Prototyping for new platforms, from TVs to smartwatches
  • Working in a talented team to produce high quality games
  • Game nights, Friday drinks and company events.
  • Awesome office in the center of Amsterdam
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Intern Quality Assurance

We have a work-internship position available in QA to work on Game Studio titles, 3rd Party games & other internal projects. You will be responsible for testing new and existing games to ensure they meet the highest quality standards and function correctly across key web browsers and mobile devices. Additionally, you’ll be expected to clearly document and log any issues you find, and be able to walk developers through your process. Your daily tasks will include Game QA, documentation & participation in Scrum team meetings.

Our ideal candidate is organized, analytical, communicative, highly motivated and has a keen interest in mobile games & the game development process. He or she is prepared to pioneer in an innovative environment and fast moving industry. A flexible mind-set and ability to clearly communicate technical issues is a must!

The QA Analyst Intern is a member of the Operations team and will be exposed to all aspects of the CoolGames business, assisting with testing for the Game Studio, 3rd Party games and the Platform/Back-End Teams.

Requirements

  • Skills and insight to QA games
  • Our ideal candidate is very detail oriented and good at breaking down & explaining
  • Knowledge of modern mobile platforms (iOS, Android, Amazon)
  • Basic experience with technical troubleshooting
  • A team player with strong social and communication skills in English
  • An intern who is doing this as a 2nd or 3rd year ‘working’ internship
  • Preferably living in (the vicinity of) Amsterdam
  • You should be enrolled as fulltime student for the complete duration of the internship
  • You are legally allowed to perform your internship in the Netherlands (we cannot sponsor your Visa/work permit)

Benefits

  • A creative learning environment in the young and dynamic gaming industry
  • An open and international company culture
  • Game nights, Friday drinks and company events
  • Awesome office located in the center of Amsterdam
  • An internship allowance
  • An internship for at least 6 months
  • An internship for 40 hours a week, with room for a study assignment
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