Player Optimization Specialist Internship

Sep 20, 2023
Vancouver, Canada
... Not specified
... Internship
Full time
... Office work

Job Title:

Player Optimization Specialist Internship

Requisition ID:


Job Description:

Player Optimization Specialist Internship

Demonware (Activision), Vancouver

January 2024

Interns will be required to be onsite at the Demonware Vancouver office following the team's work schedule (hybrid, 3 days a week), a relocation package may be offered depending on eligibility.

The Company

Demonware is a member of the Activision family of studios. We work alongside engineers and creatives at our AAA partner studios and deliver the online and data services required by our franchises. We craft, develop, and host services for some of the world’s biggest video game franchises, including Call of Duty and Crash Bandicoot.

We are a technology company and dedicated to openness. This means collaborating to tackle problems, the freedom to talk to anyone, and the best idea wins. We take the work seriously; ourselves, not so much!

We’re open to work terms of 8+ months. If you just graduated, we still want to hear from you!

Big company challenges, small company culture

Demonware hosts millions of concurrently connected users. Some of the technologies we use are Python, Linux, MySQL, C++, and Erlang. We solve tough problems on a day-to-day basis, and interns have a huge impact on what we do. We’ve had interns produce code and have it running in production within the first three days of joining.

The Role

  • Responsible for adding/editing content (copy, images, video, metadata) into CMS based on stakeholder feedback.

  • Execute the day-to-day content updates and localizations for web and mobile products, including coordinating with translation team.

  • Support development of new website functionality working directly with the front-end engineering team.

  • Collaborate closely with the team to identify opportunities for optimized and personalized experiences that drive business goals

  • Develop familiarity with performance KPIs for track trends, share insights, make recommendations to key stakeholders

  • Assist in the scheduling of ongoing Web-based tests, analyze test results, and develop reports and presentations for key stakeholders

  • Ensure project milestones are met and on-track.

  • Thrive in a collaborative environment with some cool people

Player Profile

  • Proficient in effective communication and interaction with technical and non-technical stakeholders

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills for both technical and non-technical audiences

  • Well organized and able to handle tight deadlines

  • Self-starter that requires little oversight to get the job done

  • Works well in a collaborative environment

  • Able to identify opportunities for process improvements and works with team members to implement changes


  • Knowledge of iterative testing (A/B testing, multi-page testing, multivariate testing)

  • Familiarity with experimentation tools (Optimizely, Custom Internal Tools)

  • Familiarity with analytics to contribute data-driven insights and execute optimizations that to enhance acquisition KPI's

  • Knowledge of analytics tools (e.g. Google Analytics, Adobe Analytics), and testing platforms (e.g. Optimizely, Adobe Target, etc.)

  •  Proficiency in tasks related to testing ideation, tracking schedule assignments, and online optimization roadmap of tests across channels both in and out of game

  • Execute tests and targeting experiences across channels in coordination with design and engineering

Please list any additional experience you have with Content Management Systems at home, any programming-related hobbies and resulting projects, any exciting school assignments you worked on, any open-source involvement and a link to your code repository and/or blog.


  • Complimentary breakfast, lunch, and drinks from a fully stocked kitchen

  • BBQs and Lunch & Learns

  • City-center office location

  • Vacation allowance

  • Competitive pay

  • Free games

How to Apply

You can apply directly through your Coop office or directly apply at

If you are not applying through your school program, please submit your resume, cover letter (optional but preferred) and a copy of your most recent school transcripts.

We love hearing from anyone who is enthusiastic about changing the games industry. Not sure you meet all qualifications? Let us decide! Research shows that women and members of other under-represented groups tend to not apply to jobs when they think they may not meet every qualification, when, in fact, they often do! At Activision Blizzard, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage you to apply

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