Rendering Programmer Intern - Unreal Engine (R23407)


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.

Epic Games Unreal Engine Rendering Team is looking for a smart, creative Rendering Intern to join them in 2023. 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!

In This Role You Will: 

  • Supporting rendering features for the Unreal Engine rendering team, contributing innovative and original ideas towards all aspects of graphics development
  • Enhancing and maintaining the graphics of Unreal Engine while creating new features
  • Implementing and improving Unreal Engine graphics pipelines
  • Optimizing performance of features on multiple platforms
  • Managing and enhancing tools that go along with features; ensuring they are useable and appropriate for artists, games, and the engine

What We’re Looking For:

  • Advanced Degree in CS, Game Development,  or related field with focus on rendering or image synthesis
  • Experience with writing shaders and using graphics API like DirectX or Vulkan required
  • Demonstrable strength in C++
  • In-depth experience with real-time rendering
  • Knowledge and application of 3D math, rendering algorithms, and data structures
  • Performance minded development and optimization skills
  • Strong communication and follow-through working with others to develop and iterate on features/tools
  • Examples of projects in computer graphics or game engine technology 

This is an internship for 2023 with a flexible start date. Recruitment will be ongoing until teams find an ideal match. For more information about Epic’s Early Career Program, visit

This is going to be Epic!


Epic Games spans across 19 countries with 55 studios and 4,500+ 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.