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Stage/Afstudeeropdracht Game Designer, Technical Artist

Internship Hengelo, NL
Posted 14 Dec 2020

Degree level

Bachelor

Job function

IT

Required language

Dutch (Fluent)

Work experience

0 to 1 years

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In fast changing markets, customers worldwide rely on Thales. Thales is a business where brilliant people from all over the world come together to share ideas and inspire each other. In aerospace, transportation, defence, security and space, our architects design innovative solutions that make our tomorrow's possible.

Assignment: Graduation/Internship

Level: HBO

Field of study: Game Designer, Technical Artist

Title of the assignment: Thales Naval Game - Serious Gaming – Game Designer

About us

In the Netherlands, where 2100 employees are based, we are located in four cities: Huizen, Delft, Eindhoven and Hengelo (HQ). Together with an extensive ecosystem of knowledge partners, customers and suppliers, we work on radars for naval vessels, cyber security solutions, transportation systems, communication equipment for land forces, cryogenic cooling solutions and research & development for radar tech (in collaboration with TU Delft).

About the Software Department

The software department of the Application Engineering cluster is responsible for the software development in Combat Management and Radar- and Optical sensors for worldwide navies- and defense systems. The work is performed in multi-disciplinary agile teams with specialists in software/system/test engineering and functional design.

About the assignment

Always wanted to develop a game but never got time or inspiration to create one?  This is your chance to create a game for Thales (at Thales). Create a game that is “easy to learn and hard to master”.The main purpose is to have fun and make the gamers (students)  aware of the naval domain and the products that Thales produces. The Radar and Sensors that are developed in Thales will be used in the game.

You are the captain of a mighty battleship equipped with powerful weapons and advanced radars, but so are your enemies. The game revolves around seek-and-destroy gameplay, scan the unknown waters, identify your target, and outmaneuver your enemy. The game is played top-down and combines strategy and action in real-time pvp.  

Together with a game artist the game is in need to be extended/updated with new abilities, features and designs. Work could consist of adding new abilities, implementing UI, creating customizable ships, improving network manager, adding new game modes and more…

The game is created by students for the students!

Affinity

Unity, Gaming, UI, Programming, Networking,3D modeling, Texturing

Thales offers… 

  • An interesting internship or graduation assignment in an international high tech environment
  • An open and flexible working environment;
  • An excellent internship allowance
  • Its own student association where you can participate in educational and fun activities.
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Thales Nederland is part of the Thales Group, with 65,000 employees in over 50 countries, including 22,000 working in R&D. This makes Thales one of Europe's largest electronics companies and it has an extremely strong position worldwide. Thales Nederland is active in the sectors of Defence, Security and Transportation Systems. We have almost 2,000 employees, making us the leading supplier...


Thales Nederland is part of the Thales Group, with 65,000 employees in over 50 countries, including 22,000 working in R&D. This makes Thales one of Europe's largest electronics companies and it has an extremely strong position worldwide. Thales Nederland is active in the sectors of Defence, Security and Transportation Systems. We have almost 2,000 employees, making us the leading supplier of high-tech jobs. Thales specialises in providing solutions in the area of Safety and Security.

In the Netherlands we have five offices:

Hengelo

Our head office, with approximately 1,500 staff. Since 1922, this office has been the global leader in the latest and most innovative technologies in the field of radar systems for naval vessels.

Huizen

At this office, approximately 300 people work in communication systems and networks, optronic systems, solutions in the field of cyber security and the installation and maintenance of public transport chip devices.

Delft

The Research & Development division is located here. With approximately 25 employees, here we focus on R&D activities in the field of radar technology and radar systems. This office works closely together with the TU Delft.

Eindhoven

With approximately 100 employees, Thales Cryogenics focuses on the development and manufacture of cryogenic cooling systems.

Enschede

With approximately 20 employees, the T-Xchange is the Thales R&D lab that was set up in collaboration with Twente University. Here, we mainly focus on "Serious Gaming".

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Hengelo
65,000 employees