VFX Programmer Intern

Epic Games - Cary, NC3.5

Full-timeEstimated: $65,000 - $83,000 a year
Epic Games Unreal Engine team is looking for a smart, creative Engineering Intern to join them for the 2019 summer in Cary, North Carolina! You’ll specifically work with the Niagara VFX team, applying modern rendering and simulation techniques to push the boundaries of what is possible in real-time visual effects.

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 next summer, this is the opportunity for you!

Your days will include:
Working closely with effects artists for new features and capabilities for the Niagara runtime, taking full advantage of the hardware available

Bug fixing and maintaining the existing Unreal Engine 4 code base

Helping develop new features in the Niagara Visual Effects system

Streamlining the user experience for Unreal Engine 4

You’ll bring:
Degree work in CS, VFX or related fields

Strong working knowledge of C++

Experience with HLSL compute shader development

Fluid simulation, particle simulation, and general examples of graphic work ideal

An established interest in UI design and development

We would like to see samples of your technical work online (Github, personal site, etc.)

Demonstrated understanding of VFX in a game engine a plus

This is a paid internship, running May 28 through August 16. All candidates must be eligible to work 40 hours per week on site in Cary, NC.