Game Tester- Neuroscience Internship

| Greater LA Area
When it comes to creating mind-blowing immersive experiences Wevr, a pioneering immersive entertainment studio knows the game! With some of the top talent in the industry, not only do we work hard to create an environment that helps us attract top talent but we cultivate a culture with more opportunities for our team to continue to thrive.
 
We hire a mix of the best talent. From seasoned industry veterans to talented rising stars, our goal is to incorporate the diversity that garners new perspectives and experiences. We love working with brave talent who thrive in navigating the waters of the ever-evolving modern interactive entertainment world.
We are looking for a Game Tester Intern for our Gnomes & Goblins VR project.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Find and record bugs with clear, concise descriptions, including how to reproduce them
  • Organize and conduct playtest sessions including recruiting test subjects and overseeing user testing sessions and product demos
  • Write test plans/cases and surveys to capture both qualitative and quantitative feedback from test subjects
  • Synthesize findings from tests, surveys and biometric feedback into actionable insights for further product iteration 
  • Assess experience sampling results and evaluate the impact of interactions
  • Prepare reports summarizing observations, learnings and the impacts of further changes
  • Recommend, source and employ available technologies and tools for measuring biometric/neurological responses of test subjects during testing 
  • Suggest tools, scripts, and best practices to improve test plans, procedures, and overall quality and efficiency
  • Interface directly with project leadership

Desired Skills:

  • Background in psychology/neuroscience
  • Comfortable with HMD technology and conducting VR demos
  • Experience writing surveys and conducting user tests 
  • Strong analytical, critical-thinking, documentation skills and attention to detail 
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office suite and productivity apps
  • Experience in Unreal Engine preferred
  • Deep passion for / knowledge of VR/MR, gaming, immersive media and film

Other:

  • Los Angeles-based, with ability to work in Venice
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
    • C++Languages
    • Unreal Engine (UE4)Design
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement

Location

We're right off storied Abbot Kinney, home to great restaurants, shopping and of course the beach. Fun fact: we work out of Dennis Hopper's old pad.

An Insider's view of Wevr

What’s the vibe like in the office?

WEVR is one of those rare companies where working doesn’t feel like working. I work side by side with a remarkable team of professionals, all extremely talented in their own fields, but no one here has an ego or is hard to work with. Because of this, WEVR nurtures a culture of creation and collaboration, where each of us has a huge impact.

Mauricio

Lead Animator

What are Wevr Perks + Benefits

Wevr Benefits Overview

Medical, dental, vision, PTO (for full time)
Dog friendly
Plenty of snacks
Free lunch on Tues and Thurs
Walkable distance to all the shops, bars and restaurants (and the beach) in Venice, CA

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted At team's discretion.
Pet Friendly
Acme Co.'s pet policy is dog friendly daily.
Professional Development Benefits
Cross functional training encouraged
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