Anki

Intern - Game Design

Position Purpose

Engineered to think.

Anki is dedicated to creating products that bring sophisticated robotics and artificial intelligence to the masses. Our founders met in the PhD program at the Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon University. With robotics so heavily focused on government and industrial applications, they wanted to use their backgrounds to create new kinds of consumer experiences. At Anki, we are using robotics and artificial intelligence to reinvent categories of products through an unprecedented level of intelligence and interaction in the physical world.

Apple CEO Tim Cook introduced Anki and our first product, Anki Drive, in his keynote address at the WWDC Conference this past June (watch). We are backed by top-tier investors, including Andreessen Horowitz, Index Ventures and Two Sigma. We are growing rapidly and are excited to continue hiring top talent to join us in the creation of the most innovative consumer robotics products in the world today.

To learn more about Anki, visit our website, find us on Facebook and YouTube.

Anki's products combine a powerful blend of diverse technologies, beautiful design, and meticulous attention to every aspect of the customer experience. We’re looking to grow our team to help us develop the next generation of consumer robotics and entertainment.

Job Description

We are seeking a Game Design Intern to help us develop a ranking algorithm for the global Anki Drive community.

Duties and Responsibilities

Low level data collection and interpretation
Helping to improve the quality of gameplay
Leveling, balance, and developing features for a live product
Must-Have Qualifications

Great math skills
Familiarity with large global competitive games. Ex: Chess, League of Legends, Starcraft 2, Madden, Fifa, Fantasy Football
Basic coding skills (a plus)
Benefits

Great San Francisco office with lots of light and great views, convenient to every mode of mass transit – on wheels, on rails and on water
Early stage start-up where you’ll help shape the culture and have a huge impact
Free catered lunches, snacks and drinks
You get to work on innovative products and challenging problems with some amazingly talented (and fun) people!

Job Summary

Location:
  • San Francisco, CA, US
Date Posted:
23 Jul 2014
Function:
Design & UI
Sector:
Entertainment