Engineering

Desktop Engineer Internship

WHAT MAKES US EPIC?

At the core of Epic’s success are talented, passionate people. Epic prides itself on creating a collaborative, welcoming, and creative environment. Whether it’s building award-winning games or crafting engine technology that enables others to make visually stunning interactive experiences, we’re always innovating.

Being Epic means being a part of a team that continually strives to do right by our community and users. We’re constantly innovating to raise the bar of engine and game development.

The Fortnite Desktop team is looking for a creative Desktop Engineer Intern to join them for 2022. You will have the opportunity to improve the stability and performance of the Fortnite Windows client as well as implement a major player-impacting feature. Improvements you make will benefit millions of Fortnite players on PC as well as players and developers of Unreal Engine 5.

Our Interns are given challenging projects over the work term, and are provided with a meaningful experience with high expectations for performance. If you want to build something Epic, this is the opportunity for you!

 

Responsibilities: 

  • Improve the stability and performance of the Fortnite Windows client
  • Bring player-impacting improvements to Fortnite and Unreal Desktop platforms
  • Collaborate with a wide variety of Fortnite engineering and content creation teams to solve complex technical challenges in ways that move the stability and quality of Fortnite forward

Qualifications:

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD in Computer Science or a related technical field
  • Intermediate knowledge of C++
  • Desktop platform experience (PC or linux)
  • Experience in one or more of the following areas: DirectX 11/12, graphics, memory optimization, threading, profiling, game engines
  • Demonstrated interest in games through school, work or hobby projects
  • Proficient communication skills at the individual and team level
  • Creative problem-solving skills and the ability to think outside of the established solutions



This is a remote, paid internship for 2022 with a flexible start date. Recruitment will be ongoing until teams find an ideal match. For more information about Epic Internships, visit Epicgames.com/students.

 

This is going to be Epic!

ABOUT US

Epic Games spans across 12 countries with 32 studios and 3,000+ employees globally. For over 25 years, we’ve been making award-winning games and engine technology that empowers others to make visually stunning games and 3D content that bring environments to life like never before. Epic’s award-winning Unreal Engine technology not only provides game developers the ability to build high-fidelity, interactive experiences for PC, console, mobile, and VR, it is also a tool being embraced by content creators across a variety of industries such as media and entertainment, automotive, and architectural design. As we continue to build our Engine technology and develop remarkable games, we strive to build teams of world-class talent.

Like what you hear? Come be a part of something Epic!

Epic Games deeply values diverse teams and an inclusive work culture, and we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. Learn more about our Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy here.