Survey results of the summer internships of the ETC class who will meet degree requirements in 2020.
Nagarjuna Varma Harisena
One thing that fascinated Nagarjuna aka Arjun was interactive entertainment. He holds an undergraduate degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Amrita University,India. Even during his undergraduate studies, all his projects were different forms of games.Therefore instead of taking up a job as a software developer, like most computer science graduates in India, he decided to follow his passion for creating interactive experiences.
This led him to the Entertainment Technology Center. During the first semester at the ETC, Arjun worked as a modeller and a programmer. This enabled him to explore his artistic side and also to understand all the difficulties faced by the artists.For his second semester, he was a member of the Megalodon team at the Electronic Arts OCCO. Here he learned about new technologies, their implementations, working in a dedicated team and most importantly have fun in the work he is doing.
For his third semester he was a member of the Playstation Blacklight Team. Here he worked on prototype games for the Playstation Vita,here he learned how to work on a developing platform and create unique, innovative experiences.
Currently he is doing a coop with Sony Computer Entertainment at Foster City as a product development prototyping intern.