Current Openings

Naughty Dog is the developer of some of the most critically acclaimed and top-selling video games on PlayStation platforms, having created the classic Crash Bandicoot and Jak and Daxter series, as well as modern franchises Uncharted and The Last of Us. The studio is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Interactive Entertainment based out of Santa Monica, CA. Naughty Dog's most recently released title is 2020's The Last of Us Part II.

Naughty Dog is also home to Sony World Wide Studios’ ICE Team, a central technology group that focuses on creating core graphics technologies for Sony’s worldwide first-party published titles, including low-level game engine components, graphics processing pipelines, supporting tools, and graphics profiling and debugging tools.


  • Medical (PPO, HMO, HDHP)
  • Dental & Vision
  • Sony USA 401(k) Plan
  • Health Savings Account (with employer contribution)
  • Flexible Spending Account (for health and child care)
  • Short-term (STD) disability insurance & Long-term (LTD) disability insurance
  • Basic Life Insurance, AD&D Insurance, and Additional Life Insurance
  • Expert Medical Opinion
  • Employee Assistance Plan (EAP)
  • Parental & Elder Care Coaching
  • Child Developmental & Behavioral Support
  • Adoption & Surrogacy Reimbursement
  • Student Loan Repayment Assistance
  • Education Reimbursement Program
  • College Savings Plan
  • Wellness Reimbursement
  • Hyatt Legal Plan
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • Commuter Benefit Program
  • Pet, Auto, & Home Insurance Discounts
  • Paid vacation, post-project & holiday office closures and sick days
  • Relocation assistance


  • Stocked kitchen with fresh fruit, snacks, and more
  • Passport Discount Program (savings on dining, shopping, entertainment and more)
  • Discounts on PlayStation games, consoles, gear, and Sony consumer electronics
  • Monthly PlayStation Network voucher
  • Free Sony Studios movie screenings
  • Naughty Dog daily raffles
  • Yoga and Meditation classes
  • Soccer and basketball groups
  • Monthly bagels, doughnuts, and other treats
  • Biking to Work/Parking Cash Out Program
  • Naughty Dog Employee Referral Program

Job Opportunities

If you think you have what it takes to join our talented Kennel, please review our current openings.

If you don’t see your desired position listed—don’t fret! Just apply under the General Application tab and send us your resume, along with a link to your portfolio or demo reel (if applicable). Please do not send us any unsolicited game ideas, scripts, treatments, code, or other creative works. Sorry, Naughty Dog does not offer any internships or student work-study opportunities at this time.

Note to Recruiters and Placement Agencies: We do not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward unsolicited agency resumes to our website or to any of our employees. We will not pay fees to any third party agency, outside recruiter or firm without a mutually agreed-upon contract and will not be responsible for any agency fees associated with unsolicited resumes. Unsolicited resumes received will be considered our property and will be processed accordingly.

It is the policy of Sony Interactive Entertainment, LLC. (SIE) to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. SIE does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, handicap, veteran status, marital status, or any other category protected by applicable federal and state law. SIE also makes reasonable accommodations for handicapped and disabled employees.

The Recruiting Process

We feel it is important to let you know how the recruiting process works here at Naughty Dog. Here is what you can expect from us:

  1. Upon submission, you will receive an automated message stating your resume has been received and will be reviewed thoroughly by our recruiting team.
  2. Due to the high volume of applications received, it is not possible to respond directly to each candidate.
  3. If you are selected, you will be contacted for an initial phone screen or test.
  4. The next step is a second phone or Teams video interview, or an invite to come out and meet us at the studio.
  5. In the event that we choose not to move forward at any point in the recruiting process, we will let you know.
  6. If your qualifications do not match the criteria of a current position, your resume will be kept on file for future consideration.

Thank you for your interest in Naughty Dog.