Intern Role Profile – Rare Ltd. Business Intern

"When you start your internship they don’t expect you to be the god of all things Microsoft" - Patti Piguing Hello everyone ! Midweek is already in full swing and today our amazing Promo Lead, Patti has taken the time to write a bit about her role in Microsoft and …

Intern Day in the Life: Gaming Edition

Name: Benjamin Dring Role: Software Engineer Department: Tools Location: Lionheads Studios Hello! I am Benjamin Dring, a Software Tools Engineer at Lionhead Studios in Guildford. At Lionhead (a part of the Microsoft Studios family) we’re currently developing asymmetric multiplayer role playing game: Fable Legends. Department/Role Breakdown At Lionhead …

Intern Role Profile- Software Engineer

Name: Keith Stockdale Role: Rendering Engineer Department: Rare Studios Location: Rare, Twycross Hey everyone! My name is Keith and I am current gaming intern at Microsoft. I am also studying Computer Games Development at the Queen's University Belfast. Why Microsoft? I chose to apply to Microsoft because (as you might …

Intern Role Profile- Software Engineer/ Gaming

Name: Benjamin Dring Role: Software Engineer Department: Tools Location: Lionhead Studios Hello, I’m Benjamin and I’m a Software Engineer working in Tools at Lionhead Studios in Guildford where we are currently creating fantasy multiplayer game: Fable Legends. This internship is a sandwich year for my Computer Science course …

Intern Role Profile - Character Artist

Name: Zakia Abdulah Role: Character artist Department: Character art (art/content) Location: Rare, Twycross Background Information Hi, I’m Zakia, a current character artist intern at the quirky yet charming games studio Rare, located in Twycross. I'm working as part of the content team on a triple A game. Previously, …

Intern Role Profile – Gaming Art

Caitlin Goodale Role: Graphic Designer Location: Lift London University Course: Computer Arts BA at – Abertay University Hey, I’m Caitlin! I work as a Graphic Designer at Lift London, a Microsoft first party games studio. I’m working on an unannounced game for connected devices, and providing creative support for …

Internship Year In Reflection: Anand Subramaniam - Gaming Intern

by Anand Subramaniam Role Description Hi, I’m Anand and I am a Technical Program Manager for Lift London game studios. My role involves providing management support for the Studio’s Infrastructure team as well as developing applications in the form of tools and services. I also get to do …

Intern Role Profile - Gaming Software Engineering

Luke Cross Role: Software Development Engineer in Test Intern – Lift London BSc Computer Science – University of Birmingham Job Role Hey! I’m Luke and I am currently working as a Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) Intern at one of the London based Microsoft Game Studios, Lift London. This office …

From Applications to Assessment Centres - Gaming Interns

by Stefana Simion Software Development Engineer – Soho Studios Coventry University – BSc Games Technology I’m Stef and I work as a Software Development Engineer in Soho Studios; I’m also the technical lead for the BYF blog so feel free to blame me for any bugs :). My role is quite …

Intern Role Profile - Gaming Software Engineering

Valentin BaltadzhievLABSLogoCircle_Red" title="" /> Job Role: Software Development Engineering Intern University Course: BSc (Hons) Computer Games Programming Intro Hi, my name is Valentin and I work as a Software Development Engineer at Lift London. My job consists mainly of working on the game client andimplementing game mechanics. My favourite …

Intern Role Profile - Game Art

Laura Beach Role Title: Environment Artist University course: BA (Hons) Computer Animation Arts Hi, I’m Laura. I’m an art intern at Rare Studios in the Midlands. I work in the environment department creating environment models and textures for video games. My favourite aspects of my role I love …

Intern Role Profile - Gaming Software Development

Topher Winward Role: Software Development Engineer intern University course: Artificial Intelligence & Computer Science– The University Of Sheffield Introduction Ahoy, I’m Topher and I’m an SDE at Rare Ltd.! Rare’s the creative force behind games like Goldeneye, Banjo Kazooie and Viva Piñata, and I’m currently working …

Intern Insights - Games Production

Anand Subramaniam Role: Associate Producer – Lift London University Course: BSc (BEng) Multimedia and Arts Technology – Queen Mary, University of London  Job Role Hey! I’m Anand and I’m an Associate Producer for Lift London, part of Microsoft Studios. We at Lift are working strongly with Microsoft’s new approach …