work at sassybot
Available internships
  • Game Designer / Producer
  • 3D Artist

Quick info:
  • Application deadline: June 21st, 2022
  • Internship Start: September 5th, 2022
    (depending on university requirements)
  • Duration: 4-12 months full-time, on location
  • Location: Breda


Game Designer / Producer



We are looking for one Game Design and Production student that is eager to gain experience and grow while working on Winkeltje: The Little Shop. In this project you will get hands-on responsibility and experience as we continue to develop Winkeltje after a successful multi-platform launch. The internship will take up a minimum of 4 months up to a maximum of 12 months. This internship can be part of your education although it isn't mandatory. Contact us (work@sassybot.com) or your internship coordinator for more information.

Responsibilities

You will be responsible for supporting the game design and production efforts on Winkeltje which includes activities like game design & balancing, project management, quality assurance, and community engagement.

When applying you will stand out if you have experience:
  • Using production management tools like docs, sheets, and project management software such as Hacknplan, Trello, Jira or similar.
  • Using tools to quickly create clear and lightweight gifs or videos to illustrate issues and concepts.
  • Creating or managing games made in Unity.
  • Managing and supporting a community across several social platforms.
  • Writing code or blueprinting


3D Artist



We are looking for one DD Art student to bolster the team. As an intern, you can look forward to gain experience and grow while working on Winkeltje: The Little Shop. In this project you will get hands-on responsibility and experience as we continue to develop Winkeltje after a successful multi-platform launch. The internship will take up a minimum of 4 months up to a maximum of 12 months and is expected to be on-location. This internship can be part of your education although it isn't mandatory. Contact us (work@sassybot.com) or your internship coordinator for more information.

Responsibilities

Your responsibilities will include concepting, creating, optimizing, and maintaining art assets that match the established look and feel of Winkeltje. This will require you to be familiar and experienced with production concepts like efficient modelling, vertex coloring, UV unwrapping, texture painting, creating icons, and more.

When applying you will stand out if you have experience:
  • Communicating clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing.
  • Visualizing a concept by means of sketching, drawing, or illustrating.
  • Using common popular moddeling sofware such as Maya or Blender.
  • Working in production pipelines to take ideas from concept to optimized game-ready assets.
  • Creating stylized assets and environments.
  • Iterating on assets by previewing it in a game engine such as Unity.
  • Working with version control software like Perforce.


About Sassybot
Sassybot is an independent game development studio based in Breda and founded by BUAS IGAD alumni. It is in Sassybot's veins to create, experiment, learn, grow, and have fun. Sassybot has previously released Fragments of Him on PC, Xbox One & PS4 and is now working on Winkeltje.

The Project
Winkeltje is a game about building, decorating and running a small shop in the days of old. In this project you will have many varying responsibilities as we take the project from early access towards a full release.

Team
With a small and lean core team we value a diverse but solid skillset. With applicable skills in various areas of game development we believe you will be more valuable to a team, project, and company. To that end, everyone on the team wears many hats in service of making a game to be proud of.

What else can we offer?

You will be working in a small team and therefore your contributions to our projects will be noticeable and significant. Besides gaining experience and strengthening your portfolio, we can offer to reimburse some expenses as a compensation for your time and appreciation of your efforts.

How to apply?

Please send your CV, portfolio, and a brief explanation of your motivation for applying to work@sassybot.com before June 21st, 2022. Suitable applicants will be contacted for an interview in the following week to discuss the details.

You can expect a confirmation email after we have received your application within a week. If you have not received a confirmation, please don't hesitate to email again or get in touch via social media.