Student Opportunity June – September 2021


We are seeking two students to join a team working on an online misinformation escape room. Version 1 is complete and we want to both make changes to our initial game, and develop a design kit for creating additional escape rooms. For more information on the project visit:  https://tascha.uw.edu/projects/misinformation-escape-room/ and https://www.lokisloop.org/

Period: June – September

Hours: Average 10 hours per week (flexible)

Compensation: These are paid positions, compensated at established UW rates for students

To apply, send a CV and cover note to ccoward@uw.edu by June 2.

Please include links to portfolio if available.

 

Front End Developer or Full Stack Web Developer: 

Description: 

  • Maintain and iterate on an educational game written in React. 
  • Maintain and iterate on the educational game’s backend, which is written in Go and SQL. 
  • Work with shareholders to adjust project design as needed. 

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • React.js, HTML, Javascript, CSS. 
  • Docker, Go, SQL. 
  • Understanding of common Javascript libraries and AJAX. 
  • Understanding of RESTful APIs. 
  • Relevant degree acquired or in progress.

 

Digital Artist/Graphic Designer 

Description: 

  • Create graphics for an online escape room. 
  • Work with shareholders to adjust the style and feel of the game. 
  • Sketch concept designs and key elements of the visual style. 
  • Work with developers to integrate graphics into the game. 
  • Design promotional materials for the game. 

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator 
  • Knowledge of lighting, perspective, and visual language 
  • Basic UX knowledge 
  • Ability to take constructive criticism and deliver amendments based on feedback 
  • Portfolio of work

To apply, send a CV and cover note to ccoward@uw.edu by June 2.


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