Technical Design Intern
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.
Technical Design Intern
Epic Games is on the lookout for dynamic interns to join our dev teams in 2024. Whether you work on Fortnite, Unreal Engine, or any of our other games, products, and services, you'll join a team that's pushing the limits of interactive entertainment.
Our Interns are given challenging projects throughout 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!
What We Do
Put your design skills to work at a cutting-edge company that challenges the norm. From character and level design to competitive gameplay and system design, help shape the future of interactive entertainment at Epic.
What You'll Do
Epic Games’ Fortnite Ecosystem team is looking for a smart, creative Technical Game Design Intern to join them in 2023. This team helps to create tools which enable all types of games and experiences made with Fortnite Creative and UEFN. Our ideal candidate will have a good knowledge about game development, game design principles and also bring a passion for creative empowerment for both players and developers alike.
In this role, you will
- Design and implement features utilizing systems and tools design, ensuring a good end-user experience and producing quality documentation.
- Work with a multi-disciplinary team to implement features in Blueprint and/or Verse.
- Provide constant design feedback about features and take on feedback from other team members and disciplines.
- Be the primary point of contact for triage and fixing of open issues related to your feature.
- Help develop new features and processes within the design team.
What we're looking for
- Must provide an online portfolio showing examples of your design work
- Demonstrated understanding of scripting or visual scripting (such as Blueprint in Unreal) in a game engine.
- Some knowledge of Fortnite Creative, UEFN and Verse is a plus.
- Knowledge and interest in game creation tools.
- Suggested degree work in Game Design, Computer Science, or related fields.
A portfolio is required with application. Please hyperlink it to your resume, or submit it as an attachment with your application.
This internship has a flexible start date in 2024. Recruitment will be ongoing until teams find an ideal match. Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the posting location for the duration of the internship. For more information about Epic’s Early Career Program, visit epicgames.com/earlycareers.
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!
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