Programmer for Digital Games for Deaf & Blind 2D Fantasy RPG Game

Last updated 28 May 2018

Description

Aid in tasks for the creation of a digital game for the blind and/or deaf.

This internship will be at laboratory GILT (Games Interaction Learning Technologies), http://gilt.isep.ipp.pt/ , in ISEP, Porto, Portugal.

Work done is parallel of the projects ACE, I-ACE, the goal of these projects is to give accessibility to people that have different abilities, such as blind, deaf and other. ACE / I-ACE has gestures for all languages bidirectional translation, which means a text can be converter to a 3D avatar's gestures, and the gestures someone makes can be translated to text, this eases communication between non-sign language users, and sign language users.

There is current work in serious games such as games for the deaf and blind. A collectible card game for blind, deaf and others by using a meta-model tool to faster develop acessility for games, this work was done by past internship students.

These projects are very large and complex, so it is expected that the new comer only does a small portion for this big project, so he can contribute in a meanful way, yet feasible.

The task is:
Program algorithms or content for the ongoing game being produced. The theme of the contents should be around a 2D fantasy RPG, however the theme may be subject to change.

The duration can be negotiated, but it should not be lesser than 2 months.

To apply please send an email to jppsu@isep.ipp.pt

Job related skills

  1. C#

 

Optional: Unity, Javascript, JSON.

Benefits

  • Good ambient, teamwork in the GILT lab.
  • Computers, resoureces and other hardware (like sensors and controllers) related to games avaiable for free in the lab.
  • Help and advisement from experts working in the same project.
  • Participation in a team with other internship students on the same project.
  • Participation in the scientific project of ACE and I-ACE.
  • Beautiful and peaceful city of Porto.
  • Access to the facilities of the Polytechnic Institute of Porto such as the canteens, library, gymnasium.
  • Official certification given by Professor Paula Escudeiro the head of the GILT lab.

Host

ISEP/GILT

City

Porto (PORTUGAL)

Study Domain(S)

Computer Science and IT, Informatics and Information Sciences

Valid until

1 November 2019

Languages

English

Study Degree

Bachelor, Master

Payment

Not Paid

Certification

Uncertified




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