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Activision Publishing Inc Vicarious Visions - Software Engineering Co-op in Albany, New York

Job Title: Vicarious Visions - Software Engineering Co-op

Requisition ID: R003126

Job Description:
Software Engineering Co-op - January - August 2021

Your Mission

As a crucial part of the development team, your mission will be to collaborate with team members and others to deliver AAA quality code. In the spirit of inclusion, we encourage all to apply!

The Software Engineer Co-Op is a temporary position limited to college students entering into their junior year of school with a sanctioned co-op program allowing them to work fulltime for at least one semester and the summer. Students entering into a Master program will also be considered. This is a 7-8 month period either Jan-Aug or May-Dec however we can be flexible depending on availability and course work.

The Quests

  • Implement and debug software that shatters existing limitations and adds new capabilities
  • Participate in design and code reviews
  • Follow group standards and best practices
  • Work under the direction of senior engineers and seek guidance when working in new areas
  • Collaborate effectively with other disciplines including art, design and audio
  • Document completed designs, tools and code


Player Profile
  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelors or Master's program in CS, Game Development or related field at a college with a sanctioned co-op program
  • Experience developing games for personal or class projects
  • Very strong aptitude in C
  • Strong aptitude in math and analytical thinking
  • A positive attitude and ability to work on a multi-discipline team
  • A strong desire to learn and understand the technologies involved in game creation
  • A passion for developing high quality games


Your Platform

In 2020, Vicarious Visions celebrated its 29th year in the industry. Over the years, we have made hundreds of games, in every genre, on every conceivable game platform in the known universe. We are a studio that is built to last.

Our philosophy of combining cutting-edge tech with creative innovation is evidenced in all of our products. We've worked on some of the most successful game franchises, including Skylanders, Guitar Hero, Marvel Ultimate Alliance, Crash Bandicoot, Spider-Man, Destiny 2, and Tony Hawk.

We thrive on a culture of collaboration, respect, and fun. We have built a welcoming and relaxed workplace that invites creativity and encourages individual voices.


Equal Opportunity Employer-minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity

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