Production & Project Management Internship

Posted: 27 days
Production
Internship
Junior / Associate
Irvine preferred, Remote US possible
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At Activision Blizzard we are dedicated to creating the most epic entertainment experiences, driven by our company values and passion, Activision Blizzard creates worlds with the focus to entertain the universe. We are looking for talented and innovative students to join our team for the 2023 summer. All 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 team you are contributing on.  

All interns will be given the choice to work remotely or relocate to the internship location. The company will cover relocation services and will provide a living stipend to supplement housing, utility, and office supply costs. 

Player Profile

Must be a current student pursuing their bachelors, masters, or PhD and graduating December 2023 or later. 
  • Available for a 12-week internship starting in late May or late June. 
  • Passionate about learning what it takes to be a successful engineer in the video game industry. 
  • We love hearing from anyone who is enthusiastic about changing the games industry. Not sure you meet all qualifications? Let us decide! Research shows that women and members of other under-represented groups tend to not apply to jobs when they think they may not meet every qualification, when, in fact, they often do! At Activision Blizzard, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage you to apply. 


Internship Opportunities   

Production Intern: join one of our production teams as they support our games in real time. This is an exciting opportunity for anyone who enjoys problem solving and fast paced environments. In this role you’ll coordinate with Producers, Artists, Engineers, Designers, and members of QA. Additionally, you’ll assist in tracking of tasks, document decisions, and assist the production team with administrative requests, archive game assets in a centralized system. 

  • In depth experience with project management showcased through school projects on previous employment.  
  • Knowledge of Excel and Jira or other project management software. 
  • Experience leading a development project. 
  • You are familiar with Waterfall and Agile project management methodologies, specifically Scrum. 
  • You possess strong communication and interpersonal skills to work closely with many internal and external groups. 
  • You are passionate about video game development. 

Project Management Intern: We are looking for a project management intern to organize and coordinate team projects with one of our core teams. As a Project Manager, you will act as a champion for the features your team develops and help to keep them on track towards delivery.   
  • Understanding of project planning concepts, including waterfall, agile / scrum. 
  • Basic knowledge of planning and tracking tools such Smartsheets, Project, JIRA, Confluence. 
  • Skills for breaking down complex problems into manageable tasks. 
  • Ability to work with multiple collaborators, understand and document requirements, and track and report progress across projects. 
  • Keep leadership and partners apprised of status. 
  • In partnership with your team, leverage creativity and problem-solving to iterate on development processes. 
  • Create transparency, predictability, and consistency within your team. 

Localization Producer Intern: As an Localization Producer Intern, you are the champion of your assigned Blizzard Localized products, acting as the hub of information and localization pipeline design in order to deliver on our stakeholder’s needs via collaboration with our global localization operations team.  In this role you’ll cross collaborate with game developers, marketing, legal, and other requestors to provide consultation; plan and manage localization projects; design and implement efficient and scalable localization frameworks; and make independent decisions while assessing risks. If you’re passionate about localization, constantly striving for excellence and possess the spark to continue to challenge the status quo in our industry, we’re looking for you to join our team! 

  • You are a master communicator; you know how to adjust your communication according to your audience and have great negotiation skills
  • You are strategic; you know how to step back and look at the bigger picture to ensure individual and team efforts are focused and impactful
  • You’re curious; you’re eager to learn new skills and tools and seek to always ask the right questions
  • You’re courageous; you are not afraid to challenge yourself and others to do the right thing and create accountability
  • You’re responsible: you are methodical, results driven and will do what it takes to get things done and deliver
  • You’re an excellent project juggler; you can handle multiple complex projects and support a variety of stakeholders without dropping the ball


Your Mission 
  • Organize and monitor projects from beginning to end. 
  • Help the lead product management define and document specific features to be built. 
  • Keep leadership and partners apprised of status. 
  • In partnership with your team, leverage creativity and problem-solving to iterate on development processes. 
  • Create transparency, predictability, and consistency within your team. 
 
Our World 

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment. We are home to some of the most beloved entertainment franchises including Call of Duty®, World of Warcraft®, Overwatch®, Diablo®, Candy Crush™ and Bubble Witch™. Our combined entertainment network delights hundreds of millions of monthly active users in 196 countries, making us the largest gaming network on the planet! 

Our ability to build immersive and innovate worlds is only enhanced by diverse teams working in an inclusive environment.  We aspire to have a culture where everyone can thrive in order to connect and engage the world through epic entertainment. We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional and financial well-being for ‘Every World’ - we’ve got our employees covered! 

The videogame industry and therefore our business is fast-paced and will continue to evolve. As such, the duties and responsibilities of this role may be changed as directed by the Company at any time to promote and support our business and relationships with industry partners. 

Activision Blizzard is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. 


About Blizzard

Activision Blizzard develops and publishes software titles such as World of Warcraft, StarCraft, Diablo, Heroes of the Storm, Hearthstone, and Overwatch. Blizzard offers its online gaming service that enables millions of players around the world to communally play its games. The games are sold through retailers and online download. The company has also expanded its popular game franchises into related products such as action figures, board games, graphic novels, and comic books

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