career opportunities

We are always on the look out for passionate, talented people to help us build beautiful digital products. Below you will find our opportunities.

Art Intern

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Code Intern

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Junior Web Developer

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Artist internship

As an intern at Happy Volcano you'll be involved in every step of the design process: brainstorms, 2D art, 3D art, conceptual work, interface design, puzzle design, events... We try to involve you in the whole process of making a game. We're a small team, so you're gonna be very close to the game and it's easy to speak your mind.

We're looking for people who actively wants to participate, has basic communication skills and has some common courtesy. We love to see candidates from under-represented backgrounds and we'll do our best to make you to feel comfortable working with us. We think it's important to invest time in you and help you grow even more. We've all been there!

As an artist we expect you to have the following hard skills:

  • 3D software (preferably Blender)
  • 2D software (Photoshop, Illustrator is a plus)
  • Quick sketching (don’t worry, you don't need to be the next Van Gogh)

Coder internship

As a developer at Happy Volcano you’re invited to take part in every step of the development process: prototyping new concepts, improving our existing games, making awesome shaders or helping us hunt bugs. We’ll involve you in the many aspects of making a game to learn where your interests and talents lie. Being part of a small team allows you to be close to the design process and gives you a chance to speak your mind freely. We hope we can learn something from you too.

We're looking for people who actively wants to be part of our team, has good communication skills and has common courtesy. We love to see candidates from under-represented backgrounds and we'll do our best to make you feel comfortable working with us. We believe it's important to invest time in you and help you grow. We've all been there!

As a developer we’d love you to have the following skills:

  • general programming skills (Duh...)
  • Unity (prefered scripting language C#)
  • knowledge of shader development is a plus
  • some experience with git / bitbucket version control is a plus

Junior Web Developer

Do you want to join a young ambitious creative team?

Happy Volcano is an award-winning studio making digital entertainment products in the heart of Leuven. We create websites, apps and games for a variety of clients and platforms. We are looking for a junior front-end web developer to join our team and craft the next kick-ass websites, online applications and web games.

We are excited about candidates who value efficiency, have a pragmatic approach to problem solving and an eagerness to learn new things. We're looking for someone who actively wants to be part of our team, has good communication skills and has common courtesy.

Candidates from under-represented backgrounds are encouraged to apply. We can provide an IBO training programme.

You would be a great fit if...

  • You love HTML/CSS and know how to make a website responsive for mobile and desktop
  • You know your way around Photoshop and can turn our designer’s work into html
  • You have a basic understanding of Javascript plugins, libraries and can write small scripts
  • You follow the latest developments in web platforms, libraries and api’s
  • You speak Dutch or English on a professional level
  • You are not afraid to learn new things
  • You have a keen eye for detail

It would be even better if...

  • You know how to optimize a website for SEO
  • You have an interest in server-side programming (php)
  • You know how to make a custom Wordpress theme
  • You have experience with Drupal CMS
  • You code webgames from scratch in Javascript
  • You played around with game engines, preferably Unity
  • You are interested in game development in general

What you'll get...

  • A salary and compensation for commuting to the office, this is not a remote job
  • A young dynamic working environment with lots of training and opportunities
  • A state of the art gaming computer
  • Mario Kart, ping-pong or table hockey tournaments during lunch breaks
  • A life outside the office, because seriously, work is not all that matters :)

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