Game designer - prototyping intern

Charleroi (Belgium)
Partial remote working (4 days a week)
Available immediately

How we work

Maracas is a young studio with ambitions for growth, so you will join a growing team and witness the studio’s creation and development from the start. We have an open, collaborative and respectful employee culture, where we take care of each other and learn together to be better everyday. Check our values for more details.

We work mostly in remote but we hold physical meetings two days each month in a coworking space in Charleroi, Belgium. You are free to do the internship fully in remote or join us during those meetings, in which case transportation cost can be covered by the company.

To send when applying

  • Resume
  • Portfolio
We’re looking for interns starting 2024.

Job description

We are looking for an intern to work with our game designer and help shape our first project, a 3D open world adventure game made in Unity. It takes place in a vast fantasy world that the player gets to explore with an unusual avatar.

In collaboration with the team and the creative director, your missions can include:

  • Designing and iterating on gameplay features
  • Writing clear documentation to communicate to the team and archive your intentions
  • Prototyping and iterating on your design and validate them
  • Creating content that fits the global intention of the game, its theme and narration
  • Creating level design to test 3C related features
  • Collaborating with all members of the team and assisting in deciding on the game’s direction

Job profile

We are looking for students in game design with the following skills:

  • Solid knowledge of game design theory
  • Capable of prototyping “quick and dirty” on Unity
  • Proactive to propose design solutions to art and technical problems
  • Analytic skills to understand why a gameplay works or doesn’t
  • Good written and oral expression in English (the team is composed of non-French speakers and all documentation is written in English to be accessible to our collaborators)

The following skills would be a plus:

  • Experience with 3C design of adventure game, platformer, racing game…
  • Experience with open world games and “wholesome” games
  • Knowledge of collaborative tools like Slack, Discord, Notions, HacknPlan
Do you recognize yourself in this description?
Let’s meet!