Game Designer Intern

at TapBlaze (View all jobs)
Los Angeles, CA


We are looking for a game design intern that deeply cares about the work they do to help us further expand "Good Pizza, Great Pizza" game play and a new game we been working on.

The ideal candidate loves to build outstanding experiences for players and strives to improve their skills to become a great game designer. Passion for making and playing games with great player experience is a must!


Here at TAPBLAZE, our mission is to make great games for players that will be remembered for decades. As a small team, we have created games such as "Good Pizza, Great Pizza" that have been downloaded more than 300 million times across the globe, giving a fun, innovative experience to millions of players every day. Our core values are the reason we have found success as an independent studio and guide our hiring process: we are ambitious, disciplined, ownership-minded, results oriented, and extraordinary. We operate internationally and we are growing day by day.

We seeking individuals that have the same core values and are looking to level up themselves, the games they work on and the company they work for. Only with great attention to details can this be achieved - please mention "beauty is in the details" in your cover letter.


  • Collaborate with game designers and product managers to come up with system designs and write the game design documents (GDD)
  • Create new daily quests, achievements, upgrades, and skills as it relates to gameplay
  • Create new game content such as character dialogs and stories
  • Create and empower player choice adhering to the creative vision of the game
  • Help with GDDs standardization


  • Game knowledge and an understanding of the design principles behind games
  • Familiar with narrative structuring tools such as Arrow, Twine, etc.
  • Passion for great gameplay; you know how to put the user experience first, and know how to tell a story that blends with gameplay instead of distracting from it
  • Experience working with a game engine is a plus.
  • Great attention to detail - you actually read this job description


  • Enrolled in a Bachelor's or Master's program in the Summer of 2023 and are slated to graduate in Fall of 2023 or Spring of 2024.
  • Available to work full-time hours for 10-12 weeks


  • Los Angeles, CA: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work
  • Prolonged period of time sitting at a desk and computer


As an equal opportunity employer committed to meeting the needs of a multigenerational and multicultural workforce TAPBLAZE recognizes that a diverse staff, reflective of our community, is an integral and welcome part of a successful and ethical business. We hire local talent at all levels regardless of race, color, religion, age, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, or disability, and actively foster inclusion in all forms both within our company and across interactions with vendors and partners.

If this position caught your eye, send us your resume! For best consideration, include a cover letter in your application explaining why you would be a great fit.

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