work at sassybot
Available internships
  • Character Artist
  • Game Designer (& Community Management)

Quick info:
  • Application deadline: January 12th, 2020
  • Internship Start: February 3rd, 2020
    (depending on university requirements)
  • Duration: 3-6 months full-time, on location
  • Location: Breda

Sassybot has 2 internship positions available:
  • Character Artist
  • Game Design & Community Management


Character Artist
We are looking for a Character Art student with an interest in Stylized Art to help the continued development of Winkeltje, a game about building, decorating and running a small shop in the days of old. In this project you will be responsible for designing and modelling the male version of the main shopkeeper character, creating hair, clothing and shoes for character customization (both male & female) and updating the models of various customer npcs.

When applying you will stand out if you:
  • Have experience creating game ready characters
  • Have solid modelling skills (Maya is preferrable)
  • Have experience working on games (Unity3D experience is a bonus)
  • Have sculpting and retopology experience (These skills are a bonus, low poly approach is also welcome)
  • Are able to communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing
Tasks and responsibilities for this internship include, but are not limited to: concepting, character modelling, vertex coloring, creating models for the character customization system, quality assurance.

Game Designer
We are looking for one Game Design student with an interest in Community Management to help the continued development of Winkeltje, a game about building, decorating and running a small shop in the days of old. In this project you will be responsible for balancing game content, pitching and prototyping new game ideas and engaging with a growing community as we take the project from early access towards a full release.

When applying you will stand out if you:
  • Have experience designing & creating games (Unity3D experience is a bonus)
  • Have experience programming (C#)
  • Have experience managing complex spreadsheets
  • Are able to communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing
  • Have experience engaging with and maintaining a community
Tasks and responsibilities for this internship include, but are not limited to: game balancing, designing new features, developing new content with existing systems, content/asset management, community management and quality assurance.

Duration
All internship positions will take up a minimum of 3 months up to a maximum of 6 months. This internship can be part of your education although it isn't mandatory. Contact us or your internship coordinator for more information.

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 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 January 12th, 2020. Suitable applicants will be contacted for an interview in the following week to discuss the details.

We will always send a confirmation email after receiving an application within a week. If you do not receive a confirmation, please don't hesitate to email again or get in touch via social media.


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.